Most of us have experienced extraordinary moments of presence in self-forgetting union with everything in existence and have realized, in that instant, the inexpressible goodness and infinite beauty of being. Such a moment can be so intensely real and enriching that we stop in pensiveness and rest in the reverberations.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF LIGHT IN MANView Post
We long for resolution. We long for life to wrap itself in the pretty package of a happy ending. Sometimes we seek fulfillment from material things, sometimes spiritual, sometimes from life itself: falling in love, finalizing the divorce, having a baby, finishing the degree, finding the perfect job, retiring.
The West has a very strong tradition for doing science. In fact, the tradition has been so firmly established as our fundamental worldview, that it is often overlooked as being exactly that: One of many possible worldviews. But the scientific way of thinking wasn’t always around.
Light is subtler than the subtle. It is the invisible essence of every thing and it is the boundless sustaining power of the whole universe upon which all existence rests. Light is the fundamental reality of life itself, a non-dual understanding of the universe.
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Sex is conscious. Breathing in, breathing out, presence, awareness. Trusting myself, trusting you. Vulnerable surrender, openness. Love resides here, where souls meet and bliss is never-ending.
Usually not intended to be hurtful but many times with the caveat, “Don’t say anything,” or “You didn’t hear this from me.” Repeating gossip harms in many ways we fail to see.
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Singing is another powerful technique that has been practiced by all spiritual cultures all over the world. Set the intention that your song may be healing and nurturing for yourself, all beings and the planet, and then sing whatever sounds and melodies come to you.
As one of the powerful elements from the spiritual culture of India, the sacred fireplace, called dhuni, is a skillful tool to capture the ordinary mind and lead it toward infinity. It is a natural outer mandala for yogis and yoginis, a complete installation, both for the wanderer and the hermit.
Kamala’s flamboyant and erotic skills were not something to be sold, but were part of her repertoire as a teacher from whom a supplicant could receive lessons. Her life example playfully demonstrates independence, dignity and a cultured personality.
Hamid Sardar-afkhami created, what he calls the Thunderhoof Experience, where riders are introduced to a deeper level of horse-human interplay, the silences and nuances of horse communication and importance of reaching beyond human intellect in order to intuit what the horse is trying to say.
We represent a global alliance of prayer, education and healing for our Mother Earth, all Her inhabitants, all the children, and for the next seven generations to come. We are deeply concerned with the unprecedented destruction of our Mother Earth and the destruction of indigenous ways of life.
To see, to hear, to smell, to taste, and touch is the sacred mandala of the five elements. To look into something very closely is to discover infinite, open space. Not only around the things but the things themselves are endless.
LEVEKUNST art of life is proud to share an excerpt from A Force for Good. An important book of visions for the world, personally given by the Dalai Lama to Daniel Goleman. The publication today coincides with the auspicious 80th birthday celebration of His Holiness the Dalai Lama. Enjoy!
MARZIPAN BARView Post
Each and every look, word and touch, every episode and even a seeming burden or conflict makes perfect sense, is the starting point, a precious opportunity to practice profoundly and sincerely what we least think we can.
A GENTLE OPEN MINDView Post
NATURE HUMAN CHILDView Post
There would never be any disruptions to mental stability if extended difficult situations and ways of coping with them were included in the general education curriculum before young people become warped and twisted by general expectations and the search for permanent happiness and safety.