Householder

Householder

In India, there are many types of colorful human beings, none more so than the wandering ascetics (sannyasins, sadhus).   They come in different shapes, sizes, and varieties. Some are naked and smeared in ash, while others wear a sole peach colored cloth. Their...
Beachhead (part 2)

Beachhead (part 2)

“Understand your pride and it will drop- what results will be humility. Understand your fears and they will melt- the resultant state is love. Understand your attachment and they will vanish- the consequence is freedom. Love and freedom and happiness are not things...
Short Circuit

Short Circuit

  Where is this One? How can we find that One? The saints say that the One is hidden in the Name. The Divine Name. The name of Love. And that by constant repetition, gradually but INEVITABLY, the Presence that is hidden in the Name reveals itself. Where? In our...
Path (part 1)

Path (part 1)

“The spiritual path is simply the journey of living our lives. Everyone is on a spiritual path- most people just don’t know it.” Marianne Williamson   The term “spiritual path” is employed so frequently that many of us forget it’s actually a...

Daily Life

Since I’ve been here over five weeks now, and my posts have mainly been about highlights and insights, I thought it might be a good idea to give you an idea of what daily life is like here. Everyone finds their own way here; nothing is compulsory. This is what...