These adhesions to the soul

These adhesions to the soul

Monday night Begin Here Now continues in Bakersfield. Ashtanga primary series meets Fridays in Santa Clarita. The full calendar of locations and prices is under the link “Calendar” Yoga sutra 2:21 tad-artha eva drishyasya atma The sutra translates “The essence or nature of the knowable objects exists only to serve as the objective field for […]

Full Circle Rainbow

Full Circle Rainbow

There’s been a shift in instruction, the art of teaching, from growth toward proficiency. A shift that began with the George W Bush presidency. When Bush acknowledges our present system isn’t doing so well, he suggests a policy of “No Child Left Behind.”  Too many drop-outs equals too many uneducated, ill-educated, maladjusted Americans who can’t […]

The pain that has not yet happened

The pain that has not yet happened

In the paradox that is Vedic philosophy two ideas emerge. The first, “suffering is not necessary,” is the lighthouse towards most followers fly. Like moths drawn to a lamp the journey is short and well-illumed but getting close is perilous. Such people are quick to spout, “Don’t have a judgement. Nothing is real. It’s all […]