Understanding the Eight Realizations of Great Beings

“The Sutra of the eight realizations of great beings” is one of the oldest and most influential Buddhist Sutra.Thich Nhat Hanh’s commentary on this...

Beyond the Cocoon: Getting Lost in the Labyrinth of Enlightenment

“The search is what anyone would undertake if he were not sunk in the everydayness of his own life. To become aware of the...

Follow the God in Yourself: Three Simple Strategies for a Life...

“Whenever a knight of the Grail tried to follow a path made by someone else, he went altogether astray. Where there is a way...

The Philosophical Wrecking Ball: Protecting Us from Our Yearning for Certainty

“What I understand of “philosopher”: a terrible explosive in the presence of which everything is in danger.” ~ Nietzsche The thing that makes philosophy useful...

Trust Your Struggle the Transformation Will Come

If your path is more difficult it is because your calling is higher Everyone Struggles When you think about it, the toughest parts of life lead to massive transformation which really...

Kairos and the Metamorphosis of the Gods

“A mood of universal destruction and renewal has set its mark on our age. This mood makes itself felt everywhere, politically, socially, and philosophically....

5 Ways to Heal Oneself with the Ancient Practice of Deep...

What is it about “deep listening” and “silent observation” that makes it the basis of all meditative practices?How do we listen more deeply to...

Spider Medicine: The Magic Elixir of Storytelling

“The artist is a receptacle for emotions that come from all over the place: from the sky, from the earth, from a scrap of...

3 Ways to Escape the Default-Setting

"The alternative is unconsciousness, the default-setting, the "rat race" — the constant gnawing sense of having had and lost some infinite thing." ~ David...

Heyoka Evolving: Updating Outdated Mythos

“As soon as the generals and the politicos can predict the motions of your mind, lose it. Leave it as a sign to mark...