Five Excellent Yoga Books to Add to Your Library

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah looks at the importance of surrounding yourself with a supportive community of friends – people who understand the spiritual path and can help you along it with honest and compassionate feedback and support.  by Kara-Leah Grant, Author of Forty Days of Yoga – Breaking down the barriers to a home yoga practice. I

Inspirational Quotes from Zen Master Shunryu Suzuki

Shunryu Suzuki was a Japanese-born Zen Monk who came to America in the 1959. Already a respected Zen master in Japan, he was impressed by the seriousness and quality of “beginner’s mind” among Americans he met who were interested in Zen and decided to settle here. Inititally, he’d come to serve the Japanese immigrants in

Why Do I Resist my Yoga Practice When I Know it’s Good For Me?

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah has an intimate understanding of why we don’t do our home yoga practice even though we know it’s good for us, and we love it. Here she shares her personal insight into this quirk of the psyche. by Kara-Leah Grant Author of Forty Days of Yoga – Breaking down the barriers to

Inspirational Quotes by Spiritual Teacher Amit Ray

Amit Ray is not a well-known enlightened spiritual master – he doesn’t show up in Wikipedia, yet. Yet he is the author of several books on meditation and other spiritual topics. According to his bio on Goodreads, he’s studied in the Himalayan Yoga and Vipassana tradition and began sharing his experiences after a series of transformative

How to Deal with an Inherently Insecure, Unknown and Forever Changing Existence

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah shares her experience of a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, which she experienced in September 2010, in Christchurch, New Zealand. by Kara-Leah Grant Author of Forty Days of Yoga – Breaking down the barriers to a home yoga practice.   Once upon a time – 2010 to be exact – I attended a Yoga

Ten Gifts to Buy a Friend That Meditates

by guest author Geeta Yadav, The Art of Living Foundation Gifts bring a smile to our face, a sparkle to our eyes and usher us to live the beautiful moment fully. Once the gift unfolds amidst childlike excitement; we feel on top of the world. Amazingly we are in the present moment with a gift in