Category: Soul

The road to Freedom is a long game, but there are shortcuts…

Soul

Freedom is a word, a practice, an action, a feeling, and a state of mind. We often speak of our right to live in a free environment but what exactly does this mean? There are precious moments where individual decisions can really make a difference to society at large. The wrong word or action can […]

Read More...

Gratitude: Our Human Superpower

Soul

Every creature on this planet has at least one superpower. Ants can carry 50 times theirown bodyweight, hummingbirds can fly backwards, humans can express gratitude. Thismay sound trite, but gratitude is our superpower. A superpower we know about, pay lipservice too, but don’t fully take into our hearts and honour. There is plenty of scientific […]

Read More...

About Loving Kindness and Why Practice It

Soul

I never really understood the practice of Loving Kindness, metta, until recently. Sure, I had readabout it, heard about it in my trainings, practiced it, and even taught it, but somehow I didn’t‘quite get it’. That is until I read Christina Feldman’s book Boundless Heart, The Buddha’s Pathof Kindness, Compassion, Joy and Equanimity. In her […]

Read More...

Interview: Mantras – a Sacred Journey, with Thea Crudi

Soul

In this inspiring and captivating talk with Thea, she shares with us her story of her discovery and initiation of Mantra singing, her love of ancient Vedic philosophy and her passion of sharing it with the world through her beautiful music and teachings. At the end of the article you will also find a short […]

Read More...

Embracing Self Love

Soul

Today I came across writing that struck me deeply: a text where, according to the author, “the continuous running away from pain and searching for pleasure are clear signs of self-love”. I still have a long way to go on my personal learning and healing process, it is continuous, I would dare to say infinite, […]

Read More...

How the Elements Heal Us

Soul

So much of the fracturing, I see in my clients, and in the collective, comes from one fundamental illusion: the feeling that we are separate from nature. Ancient cultures all over the world lived in deep reverence for the natural world and saw all of humanity as an interdependent part of the whole. Within this deep […]

Read More...

Mandali Paradise- Poem 

Soul

This poem is dedicated to my wife Verena and daughter Hanna, who inspired me on this journey; to our fantastic teachers Silva, Mario, Steve, and Daniel, who opened new windows in my life; to the wonderful Mandali team around Prema, who created a unique place to find inner peace; and to every wonderful person of the […]

Read More...

Spiritual Activism: Being Mindful In Deep Connection

Soul

In this time we are living in, there are many changes happening around us, some are very positive. The world is becoming smaller and we are all seeing very clearly that we are part of a global family. This is a positive thing as the old divisions are becoming increasingly irrelevant and we can have […]

Read More...

Some ideas on how to continue after your retreat

Soul

You have just been on a retreat and meditated every day, it was easy – everything was laid out for you, it was on the schedule, and was shared with a beautiful group. What about when you get back home, is it as easy to continue? However much we may have felt the benefits from a daily meditation practice while on retreat once back home we just forget to do it. Ironically, it’s while caught up in the busyness of daily life that we may need meditation the most. Meditation teacher Steve gives us some useful tips on how to bring your meditation practice home and make it a lifelong habit.

Read More...