How to be a Master of Illusion and Maintain Your Post-Meditation Composure

By Guest Author Chad Foreman, The Way of Meditation Post-meditation is an important time for a meditator. A powerful method for keeping meditative composure throughout the day is to be mindful that everything experienced is dreamlike and illusory. Masters of illusion are meditators who can move through the world while staying detached and still keeping

What is Happiness and What Does it Have to do with Enlightenment?

Welcome to Part 18 of The Seeker’s Story, where Namit continues his exploration into yoga philosophy. This week – our final instalment in this series – he discusses happiness and how it relates to enlightement. Previous Chapters: Chapter 1 & 2 – Yoga Sutra – A Seeker’s Story Part 1 Chapter 3 –      What

Inspirational Quotes from American Spiritual Teacher Adyashanti

An American spiritual teacher from the San Francisco area, Adyashanti was born Steven Gray in 1962. He first came across the idea of enlightenment in a book at age 19. The concept grabbed him, and he began a serious meditation practice, building a hut in his parents backyard specifically for meditation. Seven years later, he

How to Use The Wisdom of Yoga to Make Better Diet Choices

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah takes a look at how to eat mindfully using a yogic perspective – combining the wisdom of Ayurveda and the concept of the Gunas. by Kara-Leah Grant Author of Forty Days of Yoga – Breaking down the barriers to a home yoga practice. In an ideal world, everything you ate would be

What is the Ego?

Welcome to Part 17 of The Seeker’s Story, where Namit continues his exploration into yoga philosophy. This week, he discusses pride and the ego. Previous Chapters: Chapter 1 & 2 – Yoga Sutra – A Seeker’s Story Part 1 Chapter 3 –      What is Yoga? Chapter 4 –      Yoga’s Theory of Creation 

How to Fly High and Light in Plank Pose

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah takes some inspiration from a novel she’s been reading to better understand plank pose, proving that we can learn about yoga in all sorts of interesting places. by Kara-Leah Grant Author of Forty Days of Yoga – Breaking down the barriers to a home yoga practice.   In the novel I have

Does Evil Exist?

Welcome to Part 16 of The Seeker’s Story, where Namit continues his exploration into yoga philosophy. This week, he discusses whether or not evil exists and how it relates to light and dark. Previous Chapters: Chapter 1 & 2 – Yoga Sutra – A Seeker’s Story Part 1. Chapter 3 –      What is Yoga?