Two of the most basic philosophical questions are, “What is true?” and “How do we know what is true?”
An emerging need to manage the stress and dissatisfaction of busy lives by looking inward for peace and stillness has motivated many to participate in the yoga revolution, which has become a multibilliondollar industry in America.
Śavāsana is most popularly known as a haṭha yoga posture that completes the sequence of many modern yoga classes.
Although he did not originate the idea, Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) is certainly the figure who is most widely associated with the term the perennial philosophy.
Buddhist theory doesn’t deny your existence but it helps rid yourself of the myths that you live by
There’s something that you will never forget in your life. I know I haven’t. It’s the first time you see a dead body—the first time you meet Death.
Death plays a pivotal role in the history of yoga—the original objective of practice was ending rebirth. At some point between the earliest Vedas and the time of the Buddha a thousand years later, the doctrine of karma changed people’s priorities.
Creative healing methods, including ritual therapy, offer us ways to address all kinds of grief: subtle to catastrophic, known and unknown, recent and historical.
Since ancient times, the Yoginis have appeared in various forms and often have a close association with nature.
Each time someone takes a deep breath, they are using their physiology to overcome the residual effects of trauma and stress.
In the Bhagavad Gītā, Sri Kṛṣṇa offers insights throughout the text and explicitly addresses death in some key passages.
The nearly half century dialogue between Buddhism and Western psychology has created a potential forum for a mutually enriching exchange.
Death always comes as a surprise even when we know it’s coming. It’s as much a part of life as birth.
What to speak of death, even life is appreciated differently by people with varying values. Seers have stated that those who don’t pursue a spiritual goal are dead while living.
For students of yoga and anyone who inquires into the magnum mysterium, a brush with death through some circumstantial event, in a dream, or standing at a hospital bedside, serves to amplify the experience of living.
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