I Am: Eternally Free | The Same While Everything Around And Within Me Changes

Appearances. They change. They come and go and are always different. They can be transformed/changed (with time, or with knowledge/facts, for example). And they are not Real. This is their nature. And, by definition, what appearances are. According to The … Read MoreRead More

“None But Ourselves Can Free Our Minds”

Liberate Yourself From The Agony Caused By Toxic Influences That Maintain And Perpetuate Destructive Delusions In The World Disconnection from one’s higher Self/expression and from the Truth is the root of all evil and ongoing Karmic entanglement in the world. … Read MoreRead More

Story-Time And The Yoga Sutras | Story 3: The Blind Men And The Elephant | Podcast Episode 85 [Excerpt]

“The nature of the convoluted illusory projection of reality is such that you can literally be looking at something directly, experiencing it with your own senses directly, and still be wrong about it in one way or another when pieces … Read MoreRead More

Story-Time And The Yoga Sutras | Story 2: The Farmer’s Luck | Podcast Episode 84 [Excerpt]

“Your thoughts impact everything from your behavior[s] to your physiology…it is important to remain unattached to life’s occurrences and to…[your] often automatic, conditioned, compulsive interpretive thoughts about them…” … Read More

Desire And Non-Attachment: A Little Reminder For Practicing Yogis

“[M]ental modifications are restrained by practice and non-attachment.” -Sutra 12 “Attachment is that which follows identification with pleasurable experiences.” -Sutra 2.7 “Aversion is that which follows identification with painful experiences.” -Sutra 2.8 And this “[c]linging to bodily life, [and] flowing … Read MoreRead More

Your Greatest Aim In Life | Goals, Resolutions, And Liberation

You have probably already heard the saying that “you were not born to eat, sleep, work, and then die,” or something like that. And yet, when people think about goal-setting, even in their Yoga practice, they often (no matter how … Read MoreRead More

Love In Action: Charitable Transaction Or Charitable Expression?

Love is your Nature, it is not a cheaply-made product of your ego construct created for social transactions and posturing in the world. … Read More

You Are Never Not Your Self: Divine Love Manifested

You are Pure Divine Love manifested. And this Love, alone, is more than sufficient for providing “you” with all that is wanted and “needed” in this world. Your Love, alone, expressed unconditionally to yourself, and extended out to the greater … Read MoreRead More

Does Maya Have A Hold On You? Free Yourself And Be Your Self

In the same way that it is ignorant to run after pleasure or to run from pain (since life will inevitably bring both), it is equally idiotic to run from pleasure or to run toward pain (common sense alone makes … Read MoreRead More

True Love Is In All (Unconditionally Expressed, Not Transactionally Given)

True Love is unconditional, not bound to a specific person(a), place, nor thing. Love just is…non specific, and not directed in any way for any particular purpose/reason. Reflecting the nature of the Self, and pure consciousness itself, Love is infinite … Read MoreRead More

5 Things You Are Naturally Good At (Especially When You Get Your Ego Out Of The Way)

“Ignorance is regarding the impermanent as permanent, the impure as pure, the painful as pleasant and the non-Self as the Self” (Sutra 2.5), and this state of mind is a breeding ground for all kinds of unfortunate karmas and ways … Read MoreRead More

Key Ways Of Knowing In Yoga

There is a reason that one of the most important ways of knowing in Yoga (a fundamental aspect of the field’s epistemology) is through direct experience with clear/undistorted (“uncolored”) awareness. This kind of knowing gives you the advantage of clarity … Read MoreRead More

Yoga Tip/Challenge # 22: Eustress, We Stress, Let’s All Reduce Distress

How to tell the difference between growing pains and alarming/alerting pain That Signals, And Leads To Further, Distress: If you move into pose or experience and your discomfort fades as you melt into your new position, lessens as you move … Read MoreRead More