Consuming the Text as a Sacrament – The Practice of Svadhyaya

When I was young, I always remember seeing my mother’s bible as a constant presence. It was filled with bookmarks and tabs marking key pages she was studying. And it was always accompanied by a small notepad filled with notes and quotes. She would spend hours doing this, often daily which included going to “bible…

Life Technology – A Commentary on the Bhagavad Gita

It was an honor to join Christie Smirl of Healthier Vibrations to discuss some of the key ideas that make the Bhagavad Gita one of the most important texts of our time! – If you enjoy our conversation here, don’t miss our upcoming live four part online education series – Bhagavad Gita: Teachings for Transformation!…

Becoming the Fire of Digestion – Food as Yajna | Tantric Physics

“Becoming the fire of digestion, I reside in the bodies of all living entities; then, in conjunction with the life airs, Prana and Apana, both incoming and outgoing, I digest the four kinds of food.” – Bhagavad Gita 15.14  (Translation by Swami B.V. Tripuri) “Having become Vaishvanara, I exist in the body of living creatures; and,…

Bhaja Govindam, Bhaja Govindam | Tantric Physics

“Seek Govinda, seek Govinda, seek Govinda, O fool! When the appointed time of death arrives, grammar rules surely will not save you.” Adi Shankara, Bhaja Govindam ( Moha Mudgara) Most individuals spend their days and nights consumed and preoccupied with fear, gossip, worries, news shows and trivial entertainment. The concept of Ahara in Yoga and…

Night Vision | Tantric Physics

“Ya nisa sarva-bhutanam tasyam jagarti samyami Yasyam jagrati bhutani sa nisa pasyato muneh” “That which is night for all sentient beings is like day for one whose senses are controlled. That which is the time of awakening for a sentient being is like the night for the introspective sage who sees.” Bhagavad Gita, 2.69 (translation…