Richard is a yoga nidra teacher and author.
The Gītā’s verses on sacrifice can be deployed on the mat.
Laura is a Shakta-Tantra teacher and author of “Goddess Durga and Sacred Female Power.”
Constantina is a scholar of Tantra and university professor.
I live. I perform actions and have experiences. I die. I am reborn. The actions that I perform affect the quality of my rebirth. I can escape from this cycle.
To the uninitiated, yoga can easily seem like just another exercise fad.
So, what is mindfulness? Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn defines mindfulness as “the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally to the unfolding of experience moment to moment.”
Vera is a spiritual teacher and mystic.
Mindfulness—as a state, trait, process, type of meditation, and intervention has proven to be beneficial across a diverse group of psychological disorders as well as for general stress reduction. Yet, there remains a lack of clarity in the operationalization of this construct, and underlying mechanisms.
Angela is a Chinese Medicine practitioner.
We now have the means, with science, to determine what is good for what, and why. We can suffer the unfortunate fate of so many religions and maintain the supremacy of what we happen to believe, in spite of its being absolutely unsupported by a single empirical observation, or we can open our eyes and confirm or refute our current beliefs.