The Greatest Metaphor a Poet Ever Knew

God is a beautiful metaphor

That cannot be spoken

That cannot be seen Continue reading The Greatest Metaphor a Poet Ever Knew


What is the Goal of Yoga?

Yoga in its most literal sense is meant to yoke, or unite, aspects of the body, the breath, and the mind. When these three come in to accord, we move beyond the physical forms into the subtle aspects of the anandamaya kosha, or the body of bliss, that inner divine nature that resides within all of us. Yoga is a philosophy, but in it’s highest form, yoga is a science that teaches us through specific methods of observation and modification set out by the rishis (seers), we can move beyond our self-created maya (avidya). Continue reading What is the Goal of Yoga?

Katha Upanishad: Bhoga and Yoga

Perennial joy or passing pleasure? This is the choice one is to make always. The wise recognize these two, but not The ignorant. The first welcome what leads To abiding joy, though painful at the time. The latter run, goaded by their senses, After what seems immediate pleasure. Continue reading Katha Upanishad: Bhoga and Yoga