Meditation

Asti, Bhāti, Priyaṁ: All that is, is luminous and cherished.

Asti, Bhāti, Priyaṁ: All that is, is luminous and cherished.

asti bhāti priyaṁ rūpaṁ nāma cetyamśapañcakam ādyatrayam brahmarupam jagadrūpam tato dvayam. ~ DrgDṛśya Viveka v. 20 the Seer-Seen Discernment, attributed to Śankaracarya, foremost teacher of self-knowledge “All that is, is luminous and cherished…” You’re a shining star, no matter who you are, shining bright to see, what you can truly be…” ~ Earth Wind & [...]


Citta Chats 2013: ongoing discussions on Being and You.

 Citta Chats 2013: ongoing discussions on Being and You.

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Why Meditate? Part 1: Top 3 Reasons

Why Meditate? Part 1: Top 3 Reasons

New FREE Meditation practice Sundays, 8:20 am – 8:50am just before 9:00 am yoga class Yoga Tree Valencia San Francisco Meditation may seem like an elusive or esoteric practice, or some woo woo mumbo jumbo that other people do, but “not really for me.” So “Why meditate?” is a reasonable question. Here I offer a [...]


Why Meditate? Part 2 … thoughts on intention and effects.

Why Meditate? Part 2 ... thoughts on intention and effects.

New FREE Meditation practice Sundays, 8:20 am – 8:50am, Yoga Tree Valencia San Francisco Yoga is first and foremost a practice, a means, of purifying the heart/mind, anta karana suddhi, for self-knowledge. The yoga sastra, or source texts, the Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita, tell us this. Asana, or the posture practice is but [...]