We’re working on it…

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So sorry for the hold-up on our podcast delivery. As many of you know, we’ve endured a substantial series of setbacks in terms of getting our podcasts back up and running. We’re close though. Thanks for your patience.

My Meditation Binge, in a Nutshell

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In a city full of fitness and wellness tribes, it can be seemingly impossible to break into a new one — but not when it comes to joining the growing group of meditators. Last week, a New York Times article explored the “mainstream business practice and a kind of industry in its own right” that meditation has become. And though inclusive — …

Be Aware

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Thought this was interesting: “There are no nouns in the universe, only verbs. Everything is energy, nothing is real”, said Chopra in his opening remarks. Summarizing enlightenment, he said, “Be aware. This is the key to waking up.” Similarly, Tolle remarked, “Consciousness is where experience occurs. I am consciousness. Simply knowing that and slipping into the self beyond the self …

What Happens When Your Guru Disappears? – The Daily Beast

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I thought this was interesting. No one is immune to this kind of thing, especially teachers. It’s worth the read. What happens when the guru up and quits? The controversial American spiritual teacher Andrew Cohen did just that about two years ago, and his disappearing act became an enduring mystery in the New Age world. In June 2013, amid increasing allegations …

Oops…

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Sorry it’s taken so long to get back into the swing. Truth be told, we’ll be catching up for a while. The past couple of years have been interesting with growth on the part of Sangha participation and yet there’s been a steady withering away of our online presence. This is most likely because we simply let it slide. No …

Pointing Toward Enlightenment

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Calamity’s Twin

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The Realm Beyond Right and Wrong

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Days after the Boston bombing, Michael offered this talk about how all of us have the capacity to cling and become unconscious. He also points out that we all have the ability to move past clinging so that we can truly "run again" by looking outside of ourselves and by looking inside. The look inside, at both our darkness and …

Stopping the Chase

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What happens when we really stop? Really. Stop. This question can guide us into an openness that may fundamentally alter our lives. Imagine life without the sniff & scurry, the shake, rattle & roll. Imagine a life where we get past our tendency to chase our own tails. Breaking our addiction to movement, that so many of us have, helps …

Cool Communication With Those That Are Hot

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