Yoga as Commodity

Much has been written in this blog and others about the material things of Yoga. Look over the last 10 years of Yoga Journal (or any other recent yoga magazine) to see how many ads there are to get yoga dudettes and dudes (although mostly the dudettes) to buy/consume things that we are supposed to…

it truly IS the Kali Yuga

The Kali Yuga: the “Dark Age” lasting 432,000 years…when avarice and wrath are common, rulers become unreasonable, cowards have the reputation of bravery and the brave are called cowards…and lies are passed out as truth. “In the age of Kali, every virtue had been engulfed by the sins of Kali-Yuga; all good books had disappeared;…

I have heard these words inside me

The narrator of the Gateways of Light video says that we are coming to some type of major defining moment in our history and “those people who are meant to unfold through this are unfolding and are doing it pretty rapidly.” Words similar to those above were said to me about 15 years ago when…

a reader’s view

I get emails from people who comment on my posts, and the one below is from a friend in the yoga-rich San Francisco area who gave me permission to quote her (the emphasis is added.) it does this old gal’s heart good to know that people read my yoga musings and are inspired to respond…

Yoga Action Squad

(the dance of Shiva and Kali) and now for something to take our minds off the Kali Yuga that we are living in… Yoga Action Squad to the rescue! a friend sent me this link this morning and I just about about blew my chai tea out my nose watching them. loved the one about…