Higher Pursuits – Rishikesh, India 2018

Ah, the life of a Sadhu. Sadhu’s are Indian yogis, mostly men, who have relinquished mainstream life in pursuit of spiritual gains. Here in Rishikesh, these men are easily identified by their monochromatic, (usually) orange-flavored robes, long beards and matted hair peeking out from some sort of head-dress, and by their side, an Indian style … Continue reading Higher Pursuits – Rishikesh, India 2018

Twilight and the Artistic Divine – Isha Yoga Center, India

April 3-8, 2018 There are moments when you just know you’ve landed some place magical, and I am at precisely such a place. I arrive here having traveled the lush forested land through what my driver tells me is an unusually powerful thunderstorm, and I believe that natural intensity was a foreshadowing of things to … Continue reading Twilight and the Artistic Divine – Isha Yoga Center, India

The False Faces of Fear

As I have been preparing for this trip to the Peruvian Amazon, I have been thinking a lot about fear. Not so much the type of sudden fear that prompts us to either spring into defensive action or run and take cover, but the kind of fear that stealthily sits underneath the surface of most … Continue reading The False Faces of Fear

Into the Great Unknown

Over the last decade or so, I've had the good fortune to visit a lot of incredible places on this earth, but tomorrow I embark on a journey unlike any other, where for all intents and purposes, I will probably 'leave' this earth for a little awhile to explore other realms... mostly the ones embedded … Continue reading Into the Great Unknown