Prayer & Wisdom of the first peoples

Modern culture is quick to asses itself as advanced and everything else as primitive. Yet the test of time is probably the most pressing of all. Bypassing the ancient wisdoms indigenous cultures contain is like the know it all teenager who won’t listen to...

Consciousness and Bliss

“At the still point of the turning world. Neither flesh nor fleshless; Neither from nor towards; at the still point, there the dance is, But neither arrest nor movement. And do not call it fixity, Where past and future are gathered. Neither movement from nor...

WHAT LIVES IN US

“If you put your hands on this oar with me, they would no longer lift anything to your mouth that might wound your precious land- that sacred earth that is your body. If you put your soul against this oar with me, the power that made the universe will enter your...

Fierce Gods

I recently came across this image on a late night google meander annotated ‘krishna as Narasimha’, and it struck me as a most interesting contrast to the flute playing/lovestruck/cowherd familiar face of Lord Krishna. The Ṛg Veda contains an epithet that...

Song

I am what they did not tell me and I knew. Oh, I wanted everything to be mine! I am everything I have already lost. But everything’s elusive like the wind and the river, like the golden summer flowers that die in your hands. I am everything, but nothing, nothing is...