Category: Soul

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, […]

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How the Elements Heal Us

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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 […]

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Mandali Paradise- Poem 

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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 […]

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Spiritual Activism: Being Mindful In Deep Connection

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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 […]

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Some ideas on how to continue after your retreat

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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.

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Spirituality and Aggression

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On our spiritual paths, even when we are quite a long way into it, we might still get short fused and lose the sense of peace sometimes. We may even feel aggressive at times, which might be pretty controversial. Do fiery and confrontational emotions have a place too in our lives? Read what psychotherapist and Yoga teacher Evelyne Vuilleumier says about losing the bliss after a retreat, confronting our anger and aggression, and facing our shadow sides.

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Money, Purpose and the Human Spirit: Quest for a meaningful life

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Meditation teacher & life-coach Evangelos shares his story about life’s big questions he had since he was a kid: Why does money make people behave so foolishly? What is the purpose of life? Is there a God, soul or invisible human spirit guiding our journey? Read about his beautiful life-journey through hard choices, making mistakes, spirituality, finding true purpose and making peace with money.

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Connect To The Light : The Gayatri Mantra

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What are Mantras and when are they used? Yoga teacher Dagmar Spremberg gives us a clear and easy explanation of Mantras and their purpose and power, and an introduction to one of the most ancient traditional ones – the Gayatri Mantra. As well as sharing some beautiful renditions of this mantra, Dagmar also gives insights and life examples of moments when mantras helped her overcome difficult situations.

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