Forging The Alchemical Body – Time, Sweat, Blood, Tears

I have always cherished and savored the endless hours of physical training in martial arts and long distance running. In many ways I view this time as alchemical in nature: heat, pain, sweat, blood, tears, joy and sadness all coalescing into physical expression. The Transformative Fire Ayurveda and Yoga refer to this as the transformative…

The Metaphysics of Pain and the Language of the Body

  “Pain is one of the keys to unlock man’s innermost being as well as the world. Whenever one approaches the points where man proves himself to be equal or superior to pain, one gains access to the sources of his power and the secret hidden behind his dominion. Tell me your relation to pain,…