Buddha meets Bhakti in a joyous exploration of NOW!

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OCT
08
2014

She let go

She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go. She let go of the fear. She let go of the judgments. She let go of the confluence of opinions swarming around her head. She let go of the committee of indecision within her. She let go of all the ‘right’ reasons. Wholly and
JUL
02
2014

Real freedom …

Real freedom is not something to be acquired, it is the outcome of intelligence. You cannot go out and buy freedom in the market. You cannot get it by reading a book, or by listening to someone talk. Freedom comes with intelligence. But what is intelligence? Can there be
JUL
02
2014

Freedom is at the beginning

I think it is important to understand that freedom is at the beginning and not at the end. We think freedom is something to be achieved, that liberation is an ideal state of mind to be gradually attained through time, through various practices; but to me, this is a totally wrong
JUL
02
2014

Independence. Freedom. Liberation.

What does “Freedom” mean to you? In honor of Independence Day, it may be worth exploring the places you feel bound, limited or imprisoned so you can work toward freeing yourself. Dare to declare your own independence from smallness, selfishness, insecurity and fear!
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JUN
18
2014

Sunshine!

Sunshine! It’s warm and comforting. It makes everything look beautiful, and it makes you smile. The sun radiates equally in all directions. It is the source of life and vitality on our planet. It indiscriminately offers its luminosity to everyone regardless of class, status,
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JUN
13
2014

Foundational Teacher Training

Wake Up Yoga’s 250-hour Comprehensive Foundational Teacher Training Program: Enter the Sacred Fire and Transform Your Life! Check here for dates for Wake Up Yoga’s Foundational Teacher Training! If you’re interested in learning more about our program, please
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MAY
28
2014

Are you looking for me?

Are you looking for me? I am in the next seat. My shoulder is against yours. You will not find me in stupas, not in Indian shrine rooms, nor in synagogues, nor in cathedrals: not in masses, nor kirtans, not in legs winding around your own neck, nor in eating nothing but
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MAY
28
2014

The Siddhas have said…

The Siddhas have said, “When the breath moves, the mind moves. When the breath is steady, the mind becomes steady.” When the movement of the prana stops, the fickleness of the mind vanishes. When the prana becomes balanced, the central nerve unfolds. Then one’s own essential
MAY
28
2014

There is a way between voice and presence

There is a way between voice and presence where information flows. In disciplined silence it opens. With wandering talk it closes.   — Rumi
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MAY
28
2014

Breathing

Breathing in, I see myself as a flower. I am the freshness of a dewdrop. Breathing out, my eyes have become flowers. Please look at me, I am looking with the eyes of love. Breathing in, I am a mountain, imperturbable, still, alive, vigorous. Breathing out, I feel solid. The waves