Bullying – Not all bullies are children

Bullying, What is Bullying? Today there is a lot of press about Bullying. There is even a movie about it that is in theaters now. When you hear the word bully you might think about a teen-age ruffian who is constantly picking on the neighborhood wimp.  Actually, bullying lasts well into adulthood. A recent survey … Read more

Energy Cycles, The Dream Body and Using Them Wisely

Energy Cycles Cycles are an obvious measure of time. Some of us mark time with quarterly taxes, and all of us are familiar with the yearly deadline of April 15th. Unfortunately, many of us have disconnected from the cycles that are part of nature’s rhythm and affect us whether we are aware of it or … Read more

Give your Mother the gift of forgiveness this Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day once more…it happens every year….We give our mothers flowery cards and gifts and make believe we think everything mom did was perfect….Well, what if it was? There is a Native American belief that before we were born, we choose our parents.  Actually , that ties in pretty nicely with the reincarnation idea … Read more

What is the Wesak Celebration?

When the full moon is in the constellation of Taurus (usually the full moon in May), a world-wide event takes place that is oftentimes referred to as Wesak. In the East, this date also marks a celebration of Buddha’s birth, attainment of Buddhahood, and his departure from the physical body. The new and full moon … Read more

What is an amulet?

Well its a symbol with inferred magical qualities…..similar to a talisman. Amulets have been used for personal benefit since the dawn of time. Many came from ancient, mysterious Egypt and followed humankind all through history. The majestic Romans had many gold and gemstone amulets , Industrial Europe followed suit and Modern America  brought them into … Read more

What is the Kundalini energy?

There is a special form of energy within every individual. This energy has infinite capabilities; however, it has no form or dimension. It has been conceived in different manners under different names in various traditions of the world. In the Hindu tradition, it is “Kundalini,” the transformative energy that awakens consciousness; the primordial dormant energy, … Read more

What is Yoga?

Everyone has heard the word yoga, but how many of us know what it really is. Oh I know , its some kind of exercise. Well yes and no. To understand Yoga we have to know its history, so that we can understand it and hopefully incorporate it into our lives. Although archaeological evidence goes … Read more

What are Tibetan bowls?

Many cultures and religions revere sound so deeply as to believe it called the universe into being. For the Hindus, all was dark and quiet in the universe until the first movement in the universe created the sound “Aum.” It is the mother tone, containing the frequencies of all other sounds. Everything that moves vibrates, … Read more

What is Meditation?

Think about a ten day period of meditation extending from the crack of dawn till after twilight where the end result is a way of self-transformation through self-observation, and you have Vipassana (vi posh´un na) This is one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation, rediscovered by the Buddha more than 2500 years ago and … Read more