Tag: Shadow

Shadow Work: What, Why and How to Do It

"Everyone carries a shadow and the less it is embodied in the individual's conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. If an inferiority...

Sacred Catastrophe : The Power of Initiation

“You desire to know the art of living, my friend? It is contained in one phrase: make use of suffering.” ~ Henri-Frédéric Amiel Things fall...

Seeking Shadow’s Gold: Putting the “Quest” Into Questioning

“The less people know, the more stubbornly they know it.” ~ Osho What is Shadow's Gold? We are all born inside a cave. This cave is...

6 Steps to Befriend Your Shadow and Let in the Light

Bob Ross the painter, legend, and icon once said, “You need the dark in order to show the light.” Another time, he was quoted...

Killing the Devil: 4 Ways to Empower Yourself Past Outdated Beliefs

“Challenging contemporary worldviews has always been a big part of the philosopher’s job description.” ~ Daniel Klein Perhaps the most diabolical belief in the history...

7 Signs You May Be a Beacon of Darkness in The Blinding Light

"Yet mystery and manifestations arise from the same source. This source is called darkness… darkness within darkness, the gateway to all understanding." ~ Lao...

The Burning Platform: Adventures in Adaptability

“Accepting the absurdity of everything around us is one step, a necessary experience: it should not become a dead end. It should arouse a...

Shadow of the Trickster: The Rebirth of the Sacred Clown

“Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche The long wait is over. The Middle Way is...

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A Look at the Powerful Practice of Walking Meditation

 “The mind can go in a thousand directions, but...

Why do We Fear Death?

“A man who thinks that death is the enemy...

7 Signs Your Chakras are Out of Balance

“Meditation is nothing but withdrawing all the barriers; thoughts,...

7 Pitfalls on the Path to Enlightenment

Ah, enlightenment… So motivating. So inspiring. So misunderstood. Exasperatingly...

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment...

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7 Buddhist Koans and Their Meanings

Buddhist koans also called Zen Koans are a guiding light in the darkness of life. They have been used for centuries by Zen teachers...