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Oneness Weekend Meditation

This weekend I’m teaching a workshop in Las Vegas at TruYoga. Deep gratitude to Valerie Smith, my host, for bringing together spiritual warriors from all over the world to commune together, to meditate together, to explore our deepest desires, dreams & intentions together, and awaken our Sacred Powers. I’m so grateful for this sweet connection. … Continue reading Oneness Weekend Meditation


Personal Transformation is Only 40 Days Away!

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source. If you follow me on social media you’ve heard about my new, upcoming book, Sacred Powers: The Five Secrets to Awakening Transformation, releases December 12. Each of us has the Sacred Powers of Transformation resting deep within. Not simply the power to change but to truly transform … Continue reading Personal Transformation is Only 40 Days Away!


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Flowing the Master Elements Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! The five mahabhutas, or master elements, are: space. air, fire, water, and earth, and they each have specific characteristics and healing properties to offer. In this meditation, allow the master elements to flow into you to strengthen and awaken the characteristics that come from each element. When you have each of … Continue reading Flowing the Master Elements Weekend Meditation


Awakening Your Spirit Guide Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! Sometimes we all need a little help, a little companionship, to take our life from where we are to where we want to be. It can get lonely with all the distractions and challenges of life. But you’re not alone! Summon one passenger to ride with you — summon your spirit … Continue reading Awakening Your Spirit Guide Weekend Meditation


The 10 Commandments of Osho – What codes do you live by?

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore various moral codes people live by, including the 10 “commandments” of Osho. What set of codes do you live by? Maybe it’s the Ten Commandments or the Four Agreements or the Seven Spiritual Laws. Or perhaps you live by the Golden Rule or … Continue reading The 10 Commandments of Osho – What codes do you live by?


This Too Shall Pass Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! Welcome to this weekend’s meditation in which we place attention on the adage, “this too shall pass.” Life is filled with peaks and valleys, rabbit holes, long climbs, highs and lows, crossroads and dead ends; we can use this powerful tool when we find ourselves stuck, unwilling to on, when we … Continue reading This Too Shall Pass Weekend Meditation


Stepping into Clarity Weekend Meditation

Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior!!! This week you’ve noticed, if you follow me on facebook or on Instagram, that I’m at the Meditation Nest in the Sweetspot of the Universe with 30 of my Masters of Wisdom & Meditation Teachers-in-Training. Today is the fifth day of the in-residence portion of my 4-month long certification course. We’ve been … Continue reading Stepping into Clarity Weekend Meditation


Awakening Your Healing Power Weekend Meditation

Photo: Taken at my Awakening Your Inner Healer Weekend Immersion in 2015. The next Inner Healer is coming up in October 2017. You can learn about it here >> Mantra: Ananda Maya Moksha Surrender to the power of our own healing: the power of the word, the power of our thoughts, of the meaning we’ve … Continue reading Awakening Your Healing Power Weekend Meditation


Resist Nothing and You’ll Receive Unconditional Love

Hello spiritual warrior! Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we explore the concept of resisting nothing. Peaches the Buddha Princess teaches that if you resist nothing you will receive unconditional love. What that really means in our real lives today is that if we just show up, put our very best … Continue reading Resist Nothing and You’ll Receive Unconditional Love


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Spontaneous Transformation Weekend Meditation

Photo Credit: Patrick Hoesly Flickr via Compfight cc Mantra: Om Raam Ritam Happy weekend, Spiritual Warrior! This week’s Spontaneous Transformation meditation is on divine convergence and awakening shakti energy. We’ll focus on the solar plexus chakra, which is at the center of your torso. In Sanskrit, it’s known as the manipura chakra. Its color is … Continue reading Spontaneous Transformation Weekend Meditation


Cultivating Right Speech Weekend Meditation

Artwork by Kari Anapol www.bloominglotusstudio.com Mantra: Sankalpa samma vaca We live in a crucial time of identifying needs & consciously sharing them. Not so easy when we reflect on all the ama – the toxic residue – we leave out there throughout the day… in emails, texts, phone calls, and innocent conversations. The Buddha taught 2600 … Continue reading Cultivating Right Speech Weekend Meditation


Embracing the Wholeness of Life

Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in. —Leonard Cohen Excuses, excuses! We have a million of them; a million reasons why we haven’t started that project, why we haven’t made that commitment, why we’re waiting for the right moment. … Continue reading Embracing the Wholeness of Life


Release All that Weighs You Down Weekend Meditation

The truth you believe in and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new. -Pema Chödrön Mantra: Om ganapataye namaha Today is the seventh day of my retreat in Maya Tulum with 40 spiritual warriors going deep into the Five Realms of Existence and exploring the fifth Pancha Mahabhuta, prithvi, or earth. This master element represents the … Continue reading Release All that Weighs You Down Weekend Meditation


Realization of One-ness: Exploring the Concept of Non-duality

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source in which we, in the spirit of the recent super moon, explore the concept of one-ness. What part of the world are you in? Can you see the moon (weather permitting)? Can your family 2,000 miles away in another part of the world see the same moon? … Continue reading Realization of One-ness: Exploring the Concept of Non-duality


Process of Progress

Welcome to this week’s edition of The Source!! On Sunday, 25 spiritual warriors graduated from my 2016 Spring Masters of Wisdom & Meditation Teacher Training that began in June!! We spent a week at the Meditation Nest diving deep into the powerful and timeless teachings we’ve been studying and putting into practice for the last 16 weeks weeks.  I’m so … Continue reading Process of Progress


Oneness Vibration – Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Satya ritam One-ness: There is no past or future, there is only this moment. Surender yourself to this perfect, precious, present moment. The concept of nondualism, or one-ness, says that  there is no separation between our body and our soul, and there is only one-ness. The separation we create is an illusion. Every time … Continue reading Oneness Vibration – Weekend Meditation


Divine Presence: The Universe Is Inside You

Hello Spiritual Warriors, and welcome to the newest edition of The Source!!! This week we’ve been exploring divine presence – the universe flowing through every breath you take, every thought that unfolds and every cell in your body. Divine presence can take three basic forms in our life: Presence in our own essence, Presence in all … Continue reading Divine Presence: The Universe Is Inside You


It’s Time to be Kinder to Yourself

“When I argue with reality, I lose — but only 100 percent of the time.” –Byron Katie Hello Spiritual Warrior! And welcome to the 3-year anniversary of The Source! Since January of 2013, I’ve been sending out a weekly newsletter that translates timeless wisdom into modern day practical application so we can experience emotional and physical … Continue reading It’s Time to be Kinder to Yourself


Set Your Course: Empowering, Time-tested Steps to Boldly Step Forward

“You are your deepest driving desire. As is your desire, so is your will. As is your will, so is your deed. As is your deed, so is your destiny.” –Brihadaranyaka Upanishad; Book IV; Chapter 4; Verse 5. Hello Spiritual Warriors and welcome to this edition of The Source, where we dive deep into ancient … Continue reading Set Your Course: Empowering, Time-tested Steps to Boldly Step Forward


The End of Suffering Weekend Meditation

Mantra: Karunai Karmana Namah Compassion literally means “to suffer together with,” and is considered among the greatest of virtues. In the Buddhist tradition, suffering is an aspect of the human condition that should be recognized and can then be overcome. Compassion is illuminated in the The Four Noble Truths: 1. All existence is dukkha. “Dukkha”  is … Continue reading The End of Suffering Weekend Meditation


Awaken Your Spirit Guide Weekend Meditation

Sometimes we all need a little help, a little companionship, to take our life from where we are to where we want to be. It can get lonely with all the distractions and challenges of life. But you’re not alone! Summon one passenger to ride with you — summon your spirit guide, your support system, someone you can call on … Continue reading Awaken Your Spirit Guide Weekend Meditation


Awaken Ayurveda in Your Life with Journey to Infinity

  The timeless wisdom of Ayurveda realized in this powerful, musical collaboration between davidji and SacredFire. Journey to Infinity is a two-hour exploration of your body, mind, heart, and soul through Ayurveda – the 5000-year-old healing system. Each track on Journey to Infinity carries the intention to infuse you with timeless elemental wisdom. Awaken Ayurveda in Your Life … Continue reading Awaken Ayurveda in Your Life with Journey to Infinity


Dharma Weekend Guided Meditation

–Shel Silverstein Mantra: Om Dharma Namah Dharma is the principle that elevates, stabilizes, and sustains the order of the universe. If you can align yourself more closely with the universe, it can aide you in your journey to discovering your dharma. Today’s meditation will help you awaken greater clarity in unfolding your unique gifts and … Continue reading Dharma Weekend Guided Meditation


The Gunas & Self Acceptance

“Do not be led by others, awaken your own mind, amass your own experience, and decide for yourself your own path.” -The Atharva Veda Welcome spiritual warriors!!! What is consciousness? In a word, it’s awareness. And the more aware we are – of ourselves, of our words, of our actions, of their impact, of other’s … Continue reading The Gunas & Self Acceptance


Principles To Live By Weekend Meditation

“Do your practice and all is coming.” ~ Sri K Patthabi Jois Mantra: Ahimsa Satya Welcome to week 2 of living yoga…on and off the mat! Join me as we continue to look at our lives through the lens of Patanjali’s yoga sutras. Bringing this centered self-awareness into our daily living can gracefully bring inner … Continue reading Principles To Live By Weekend Meditation


Mantra

“The thing about meditation is: You become more and more you.” – David Lynch What do you look like when you meditate? The traditional image of a meditator is someone sitting cross-legged with their eyes closed and their hands resting on their knees – their thumbs and index fingers touching to form a circle as … Continue reading Mantra


Outward vision…inward awareness

Healing through our eyes Outward vision…inward awareness We build our lives based on the verbal and non-verbal experiences ingathered in each moment. Through behaviors, responses, and patterns of repetition, we craft our perception of reality. As the Buddha said, “All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we create the world.” When … Continue reading Outward vision…inward awareness


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