Purify Fear & Desire w/ Karma Yoga

What is Karma Yoga? The attitude with which we take action. When is the best time to practice? Anytime during the waking state. What is the purpose of Karma Yoga? To purify binding fears and desires, reduce emotional and mental disturbance and cultivate predominate sattva (peace of mind). Thus preparing the mind for the assimilation […]

On Self Esteem

Low self-esteem is one of the great dis-eases of our modern culture. When the Dalai Lama first visited the United States, he had no idea what it was as it was non-existent in Tibet. Low self-esteem results from a variety of factors including: neglectful parents, negative peer groups, trauma/abuse, the media as it relates to […]

Ancient Yogic Wisdom for the Modern Day Seeker

Gain the timeless wisdom of the sages as presented in the Bhagavad Gita & Upanishads at True Nature Healing Arts, an intentional center for personal growth in the heart of the Colorado Mountains. Study with Ramji, a teacher with over 50 years experience, living and learning with Vedantic masters in India. Live-streaming via the web, […]

To Help or Not to Help

Last evening in Meditation & Discussion there was an inquiry into the issue of helping others. This piggy-backed on the previous week’s inquiry from Dharma Talk on how to speak about the gift of Vedanta (Self knowledge) to others. More than one teacher has shared that we need to be cautious about “helping” others. Until […]

The Ego’s Mantra: More, Better, Different

When we don’t get what we want, we feel agitated and when we do get what we want, it’s never enough. The ego wants more, better, different! Liberation from the ego’s mantra begins with understanding the misconception that we are lacking and not whole, and that happiness can only be found by obtaining or experiencing […]

Jivas Dancing in the Matrix of Maya

Have you ever wondered who we are and why we are here? Have you ever looked up at the stars of the Milky Way, on a moonless night and thought, there has to be more to this life than birth, formal education, family, recreation, career, friendship, and death?

Life is a Zero-Sum Game

Within Maya, the realm of physical manifestation, for every gain there is a loss. Each new day brings a sunrise but then a sunset. For every in-breath, there must be an out-breath. When young, we wish we were old, when old, we wish we were young. Vedanta, the science of consciousness, teaches that Isvara, the […]