Sutra Studies Week 7: Check-In | Letting Go Of Mental Distortions And Suffering Through Mindfulness

The Four Noble Truths, and quest for enlightenment through the Eightfold Path, reminds all seekers that they must let go of the mental distortions that weight them down and keep them entangled/attached in the perpetual cycle of suffering that is … Read MoreRead More

Sutra Studies Week 6: Reflections On Letting Your Thoughts Be Your Guide (Sutra 5)

“It is common knowledge that stress and negatively have definite impacts on our physiology, psyches, and overall health/well-being, but until we really look at what this means for us in our own personal experience, sometimes, we don’t fully ‘get it.’”

Sutra Studies Week 6: Let Your Thoughts Be Your Guidepost (Sutra 5)

“There are five kinds of mental modifications which are either painful or painless.” –The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali Vrttayah Pancatayyah Klistaklistah Vrttayah: modifications/distortions | Pancatayyah: fivefold | Klista: painful | Aklistah: painless “If you really want to be selfish [for … Read MoreRead More

Sutra Studies Week 2: Reflections On The Practice As The Path (Sutra 1)

“Music has always been an important part of my life, and singing even more so since, from childhood, song has been my primary way to connect with my spirit and to safely work through emotions in order to express my … Read MoreRead More