Deepak Chopra Offering Free Series on Overcoming Chaos

  Got chaos in your life? These are crazy times, aren’t they?  So why not spend a few hours in the coming week learning from one of the great living spiritual teachers about how to use meditation to calm things down inside and outside your head?  Deepak Chopra is offer a FREE four-part webinar series … More Deepak Chopra Offering Free Series on Overcoming Chaos

Desire and Destiny

This morning I started the latest of the free meditation series offered by Oprah Winfrey and Deepak Chopra.  It is a 21-day program of free daily meditations, this time on the theme of Desire and Destiny.  Deepak explains that while many people think our desires detract from our spiritual pursuits, he believes just the opposite; … More Desire and Destiny

Bliss Central for Triangle NC This Weekend is Katena

I am SO excited, because I just found out that one of my favorite unusual art forms will be on display this weekend in Raleigh, NC! On May 19-21, downtown Raleigh will be host to one of its biggest annual art festivals, Artsplosure.  As usual, Artsplosure will feature all varieties of the arts:  visual arts, … More Bliss Central for Triangle NC This Weekend is Katena

Meditation Monday: Three Weeks of Hope

In the ancient Greek myth of Pandora (the world’s first woman, not the music-playing service), this “all-gifted” woman accidentally released all the world’s evils–famine, sickness, war, pain, death–when she opened her jar (later translated into a box).  The king of the Greek gods, Zeus, left her only one force with which to deal with all of … More Meditation Monday: Three Weeks of Hope

Meditation Monday: Ever Try Techno?

Are you someone who thinks that mediation requires silence and eyes closed to any outside stimulation to be effective?  Or have you ever tried meditating to music?  How about meditating to techno music: the fast-tempo, rhythmic, electronic music more commonly associated with the disco than with states of contemplation? Well, that is what Japanese Buddhist priest … More Meditation Monday: Ever Try Techno?