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Issue 167 : Summer 2012
“There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” – Sufi poet Rumi We are living during times where each day is filled with magic. There is a revolution taking place right now, whether we choose to acknowledge it or not, to work with it, or not.
A Reflection on Yoga and the Other As I was sitting in my office one morning enjoying a cup of chai, Dr. R walked into my office. Dr. R, a student and teacher in the Jewish tradition, is not familiar with yogic and Eastern perspectives, so from time to time we like to pick each [...]
Since its founding in 1987 at the request of the Dalai Lama, Tibet House, located in a humble second-floor space at 22 West 15th Street, works to expose and preserve Tibetan culture through art exhibitions, classes, meditation sessions, and its impressive collection of literature and artifacts.
A Floral Mandala and Meditation how did the rose ever open its heart and give this world all of its beauty? it felt the encouragement of light against its being, otherwise we all remain too frightened — Hafiz The petals of a rose unfurl in the beautiful curves of a golden spiral. At the heart [...]
I recently read Into Thin Air, a highly acclaimed, riveting, and non-fiction book about a disastrous Mount Everest climb. After finishing the book, I wondered why a tragic story felt so adventurous.
I’m delighted to share this gift of summer, a recipe by Chef Jenny Nelson, one of Dr. Alejandro Junger’s Clean Wellness Coaches and a resident “Clean Chef.” Jenny combines her passion for local, organic and seasonal ingredients with a completely new way of eating…
What a time we live in! The collapse of old values and beliefs, the desecration of the Earth, and the animosity between nations, the formidable loss of the old story that told us how to live, what to tell the children, and who we are and where we might be going. And, with it all, [...]
Embrace Nothing. If you meet the Buddha, kill the Buddha … only live your life as it is, not bound to anything. — Linji, 9th century Founder Linji school of Chán Buddhism While distributing What The Bleep Do We Know?! I was honored to be able to travel the world to speak about my experience making “Bleep.” [...]