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What is Tantra? Tantra is the combination of two different practices: Philosophy and Spiritual, targeting the direction and manipulation of the universal energy as means of liberation, which became visible in India in the 6th Century. For example you can … Read More

The Emotionnal Symbolic of our Pain

The Emotionnal Symbolism of the Jaw Connected to the inner ear, it allows us to find a better sense of balance. To be the symbol of the heart of our reason. The jaw allows us to go straight, in the … Read More

Thoughts on Practice

by C Kali Aitken Function before form. Proceed gradually. Be gently persistent. Be attentive to the moment, not to a goal or an idea of how a posture should be. Listen to your body. Discover where in your body you … Read More

Jungle Bathing – Japanese Art of “Forest Bathing” at Goddess Garden

by C Kali Aitken Unfold in the presence of nature…. You are immersed in the jungle during your entire time at The Goddess Garden.  You have an opportunity to forest / jungle bath several times each day and the benefits … Read More

What is the Purpose of Meditation

WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF MEDITATION – C Kali Aitken When the Buddha taught that freedom from pain and confusion is possible, and that this freedom gives rise to enduring well-being and happiness, he also mapped out the path that … Read More

Yoga and Art

by C Kali Aitken The notion of art as a means to express our relationship with the divine is as ancient as the first people that walked the Earth. From cave paintings to Bach, man has always felt moved to … Read More

Lotus Flower Meaning and Symbolisms

The traditional symbol for yoga is often the lotus flower or water lily. Buddhists consider the petals to depict the opening of the heart. The flower represents our ability to come from a place of suffering into the light, much … Read More

Hamsa & Evil Eye

What is the Hamsa Hand? (Also Spelled Hamesh, Chamsa, Khamsa) The Hamsa is an ancient Middle Eastern amulet symbolizing the Hand of God. In all faiths it is a protective sign. It brings it’s owner happiness, luck, health, and good … Read More

Symbolic Meaning of Mandala

What is the Meaning of Mandala? The meaning of mandala comes from Sanskrit meaning “circle.” Even though it may be have features like squares or triangles, a mandala always has a concentric (circular) nature.  Symbolic Meaning of Mandala. Mandalas offer … Read More