David James Lees, Guest
The ancient Chinese Taoist concept of ‘Te’ (pronounced ‘day’) is one of the lesser known but nevertheless vital teachings of Taoist philosophy passed to me by my Masters in the sacred Wudang Mountains of China.
You may have encountered … More
Eric Allen Bell, Guest Writer
The nature of consciousness is that it evolves. Everything is comprised of consciousness. Non-local consciousness is the ground of all being. You are an expression of the infinite consciousness that knows no boundaries. That which looks out through your eyes, that which … More
Rise with the sun to pray. Pray alone. Pray often.
The Great Spirit will listen, if you only speak.
Be tolerant of those who are lost on their path.
Ignorance, conceit, anger, jealousy and greed stem
from a lost soul. Pray that they will find guidance.
Z, Contributing Writer
1. You are an advocate for changing fear, as opposed to fearing change
By transforming fear into courage, you understand that power is merely a stopgap that must be expiated, lest it corrupt absolutely. For any action to count as courageous it must first … More
Oren Lyons, a Native American Faithkeeper of the Turtle Clan, and a member of the Onondoga Nation Council of Chiefs of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy (the Haudenosaunee), recites the poignant story of how after graduating college he was reminded of the importance of his … More
Peter Russell, Spirit Of Now
Humanity is too clever to survive without wisdom. — E.F Schumacher
What is wisdom? We hear the word a lot these days—the need for wisdom, the wisdom traditions, wisdom schools. We each would like to have more wisdom. And for others to … More
Joseph M. Marshall III
The word wisdom is used frequently every day, whether it is spoken and heard or written and read. Yet it is debatable, in my opinion, if most of us know what it is. In most dictionaries it is defined as “the quality or state … More
Excerpted from J. Krishnamurti’s Life Story and Teachings. Krishnamurti asks us to give deep attention to this question of why we won’t change when we already understand the importance of changing. Why won’t we prevent all wars to save our own children? Will we be forever nationalistic? We are … More
Yogaservice.de talks with Sribhashyam and Shubha, son and daughter of the legendary yogamaster T. Krishnamacharya, about their father, vinyasa and the essence of yoga.
“Yoga is to make yourself better than what you were before.” – Shubha
“It is a way of developing mental peace, and also a way … More