My favourite space on the calendar is the 21st December through January 1st.
Even though there is busyness and activity with family and friends, I love the connection to light and the dark. The calling of hibernation, and the calling to light. Continue reading
Our Divine Discovery… A Himalayan Journey with Padma and Hasu
Two weeks in India felt timeless. So many impressions and so many joy-filed moments.
Picking one image to reveal the depth of what was revealed and what is still soaking …well it can be months, a year, or maybe even longer. Continue reading
What’s wrong with this?
Nothing, until you THINK about it.
Then all the reasons not to be content and satisfied with what is, emerge. Continue reading
Forgiveness is not on the other to ask for.
Our reaction is up to us to dismantle.
Not for someone else to change to fit our expectations, likes or preferences. Continue reading
It does seem there is a quickening going on…
Light is brightly returning,
The birds suddenly have begun to sing their spring song, and even frogs are in the choir.
Hindu Deities are external manifestations of the ancient Yogic teachings. They represent qualities that are present in each of us, and remind us of the essence of our true nature. Continue reading
There are many tools and techniques that we can learn that will help us experience meditation. These tools and techniques help us to shift our external and outgoing attention, inward. Continue reading
These beautiful faces are full of presence, completely in the moment.
Whether covered in smiles, uncertainty or sadness they are not living in the future, or the past. Continue reading
Happy New Year from all of us at Yoga By the Sea, may you know peace and joy through all life’s unfolding. Continue reading
This is AdiYogi, a 112 foot tall sculpture of Shiva, here at Isha, the Ashram and intentional community of Sad Guru in Southern India. The mysticism around Shiva is he was the first Yogi ever known from 10,000 – 12,000 years ago. He was Larger than life and from another world. God like! We will be celebrating Uttarayan on Dec. 21, the winter solstice festival in honor of Shiva and the 7 Rishis. Continue reading