This talk will explore the universality of the “death principle,” and how you can practice death now using this text as a guide.
In this seminar, I will give an introduction to both of these methods, with examples, and we will chant together to put theory into practice. This seminar is both for those who have studied some Sanskrit and those who are brand new to it. My hope is to inspire everyone to deepen their Sanskrit studies!
The question of the Hindu goddess’s feminism is embedded within the larger question of the instrumentality of religion in the post-colonial nation and thus moves far afield of a de-contextualised if more focused consideration of an answer.
Ιn Ancient Hellenic language, ‘El’ stands for the Light of Being—or spiritual Light.
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.
Saṃsāra refers to the cycle of death and rebirth. It is the natural cycle of creation, maintenance, and dissolution that all material things undergo.
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.