The Importance of Unconditional Self Love

  On the Spiritual Path, we have to learn to love ourselves unconditionally. We will make choices that we will later reprimand ourselves for. But...

Minimizing Ego to Become Self-Realized

  Many of us don’t realize that the question “Who am I?” is a much more difficult one that we put ourselves on to believe....

Stages of Conscious Awakening

By Montalk It is imperative that we awaken from mundane awareness into full spiritual remembrance of who we are. The problem is that even when...

11 Ways to Be More Like a Zen Monk

  By Matt Valentine Recently, I read a story about the state of decline of Zen Buddhism in Japan and of the rapid closure of Zen monasteries...

Lao Tzu on finding The Way

When you find the way Others will find you Passing by on the road They will be drawn to your door The way that cannot be heard will be...

Sacred Space – What Is It and Why Do We Need...

  By Jack Adam Weber In a recent conversation, a dear friend for many years asked me, “I wonder why it is that people need to...

The Rainbow Warrior

By Ethan Indigo Smith “We will be known forever by the tracks we leave.” Dakota proverb If you are supportive of institutions over individuals, then you better...

Be Your Own Guru: Authoritarianism and the Problem of the Guru...

One of the major focal points in terms of processing the idea of spiritual teachers is wondering to what extent they are necessary at...

Cultivating Silence — A Doorway to Zen

The quieter you become the more you can hear. —Ram Dass, Be Here Now. Zen /zen/ Zen; noun: Zen Buddhism a Japanese school of  Mahayana Buddhism emphasizing the...

The Whole World is Within You

In oneself lies the whole world and if you know how to look and learn, the door is there and the key is in...