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Do you call yourself “spiritual?” Is that a religion? What does it mean? Does it mean you judge people because they don’t understand how elevated you are—because that’s what you are now, elevated—above other people? Swami Satyananda taught (regarding the […]

Vipassana is known internationally as a silent meditation retreat program. What is the philosophy behind this program? In the Buddhist tradition, vipassanā (Pāli) or vipaśyanā (Sanskrit: विपश्यन) is to see into the nature of reality or as the official Vipassana website claims, it means […]

Blue Mountains, Australia, 2010, I was enrolled in the most dreaded thing on my bucket list—my first Vipassana. Vipassana is a 10-day retreat in which participants take a vow of silence and are strongly encouraged to follow the program’s strict […]

Wake me up! “Please stop this suffering. I’m feeling blue. Depressed. Sad. Disappointed. Downcast. I’m losing hope. I’m starved of oxygen.” The all-too familiar cry for help. Has it happened to you before – or someone close to you? I […]

As human vessels for Divine light, we are constantly inundated with information and wisdom that comes directly via our primary light-source, the sun. Revolutionaries have known the power of this for aeons. It is the light of the sun that […]

Call yourself “spiritual” – is that a religion? Does it mean now you judge people because they don’t understand how elevated you are, because that’s what you are now, elevated. Above other people. Swami Satyananda taught regarding the uncertain concept of the […]

Not a day goes by when we don’t have a new allegation, a new confession, a new apology. Whilst some accusations have a sound basis, the climate of judgement is toxic for all of us. It is a time of […]

“Why do I need you in the light, If I do not find you in the dark” – Kahlil Gibran I speak to the wounded feminine. You know who you are. You’ve been suffering for aeons. Suppressed. Dishonoured. Disrespected. Taken […]

Darkness imprisons us in fear. Love liberates us from this tunnel of despair. In the tunnel, the world makes no sense, and we are brought to a place we would do anything to avoid. Yet, the tunnel is there, it lies […]

Beloved. What if you feel you’ve dropped into the depths of darkness and the void of despair? If you are in a tunnel, help is at hand. It’s called “the light.” I know how the tunnel fills us with a darkness so […]