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Actress Mariel Hemingway has survived fame and a family of seven suicides. She and partner Bobby Williams share their secrets to a happy life.
By Swami Kriyananda
One evening, at Carnegie Hall in New York, Yogananda inspired a full house to chant Guru Nanak’s song, “He Hari Sundara” (O God beautiful). For one hour and a half they chanted that song, uplifted by Yogananda’s magnetism to a state that verged on ecstasy. Later, streaming out into the streets, their faces [...]
SWAMI KRIYANANDA TURNS 86
At a time when youth seems more glorified than ever in our culture, it’s comforting to know that deep, meaningful connections to our past are still in our midst in such venerable individuals as Swami Kriyananda. A renowned spiritual leader in his own right for the last 60 years, Swamiji, who just turned [...]
In this excerpt from his book, “A Mindful Nation: How a Simple Practice can Help us Reduce Stress, Improve Performance, and Recapture the American Spirit,” Congressman Tim Ryanreflects on a recent retreat.
“Throughout the retreat, we were reminded to come back to our breath and surf on it without working too hard to pay attention to [...]
The Sexual Practices of Quodoushka
Teachings from the Nagual Tradition
Bet you didn’t know you have a genital anatomy type, such as Coyote Man or Deer Woman; and you may not know whether an orgasm is a hurricane orgasm or a tidal wave orgasm. The ancient wisdom of the Twisted Hair (sic!) Nagual Elders of the [...]
People in Your Community: Yoga teacher Tommy Rosen
There are many ways of dealing with addiction, but for Venice-based Tommy Rosen, nothing beats “the magic of yoga and meditation.” Twenty years sober, Rosen perceives his past two decades as a wonderful journey.
Rosen is trained in kundalini and vinyasa flow, pranayama, and breath meditation. He’s married to [...]
Sometimes unbidden insights reveal themselves in meditation. For David Lynch, they helped him create a film