How You May Be Sabotaging Yourself When It Comes To Money

It is quite easy to demonize money and all forms of material wealth. Using the teachings of sages and prophets, we can make money out to be the root of all evil — a pollutant, or a corrosive incentive that hurts us, rather than helping us. Many people feel guilty…

20 Quotes From The “Father of Modern Yoga”, Tirumalai Krishnamacharya

Tirumalai Krishnamacharya is often regarded as the progenitor of modern yoga. He spent the majority of his life travelling the world teaching, demonstrating, and living the practice, empowering himself and countless numbers of students through his developing skills. A great scholar, holding degrees in all six darsanas (Indian Philosophies) and studying…

Why You Don’t Owe Anyone Your Story

“When you go into the public domain by the media route everybody develops the illusion that they own you. They resent even slight efforts at privacy.” ~ Marshall McLuhan We live in a golden age of information availability. Almost anything we want to know, we can find, and we often…

15 of the Deepest Buddhist Koans For Your Contemplation

Buddhist koans are an ancient and incredibly effective tool for spiritual teaching. They are known to many in the west as “unanswerable” questions, meant to puzzle and provoke a student’s thinking. This is a misconception. In traditional Zen Buddhism, koans are intended to be answered, though the answer may be…

5 Lessons I Learned in the Belly of an Isolation Tank

We have been to the moon, we have charted the depths of the ocean and the heart of the atom, but we have a fear of looking inward to ourselves because we sense that is where all the contradictions flow together. ~ Terence Mckenna What is an Isolation Tank? An isolation…

55 Buddha Quotes

Gautama Buddha’s teachings are the foundation of not only Buddhism, but all current new age spirituality. These teachings and quotations have been reinterpreted again and again in books, articles, and countless other medias. Amidst all this more recent and valuable content, its easy to lose sight of the teachings the…