Hindu Youth Camp Begins
Off to the Sri Venkateswara (SV) Hindu Youth camp in Slippery Rock in Pennsylvania. The week long camp will host 96 campers from the ages of 8 to 18. I’ve been invited to be one of two teachers at the camp. A brief stop in Washington DC. A look at the Pentagon from the sky.…Read More
Yoga, meditation and philosophy (Youth Camp)
6:45am yoga and meditation. Our die hard yogis are there with sleepy eyes. For the young ones that have been coming every year to camp they are very familiar with most of the poses and can do them well. Savasana or the corpse pose is the favorite among the kids as you can image at…Read More
Practice, practice, practice!
Our wonderful retreat came to a conclusion today and the concluding thought we left the group with is practice, practice, practice! Find ways to integrate the tools into everyday life. We can only make progress in meditation if we are working at developing the key qualities needed for meditation ...Read More
What do I meditate on?
Meditation needs to be approached in a positive and systematic way. We should make an outline of our meditation before we even sit down to meditate. If we don’t do this we’ll be running around in mental and subconscious circles. So, what do we actually do when we sit down to meditate?...Read More
Encountering the Subconscious
In this evening’s class we covered the first thing that a serious meditator will encounter as he begins his journey within and that is the subconscious mind. To put it very simply. One could look at the mind as layers. You have the conscious mind then above it the subconscious and above tha...Read More
Day 1 of Meditation Retreat, Virgin Islands
It’s another gorgeous day here in St. Thomas. The ocean is calm, turquoise and inviting. The sun is out. The private villa is surrounded with beautiful flowers. It’s the first day of our meditation retreat and our participants are arriving early this afternoon. Sharing a photo of the ...Read More
Workshops in Eagle, CO
Eagle, Colorado, USA. The weekend visit to Colorado was truly uplifting. Eagle was the place that I had given my first workshop little over a year ago and it was nice to be back there. So many familiar faces and some new ones. The first workshop on Saturday was titled “Relationships” and the one ...Read More