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Path to Enlightenment

Rejecting the Wanting Self

Tara Brach | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Tara Brach

As the monk in the Zen tale shows, if we push away desire, we disconnect from our tenderness and we harden against life. We become like a "rock in winter." When we reject desire, we reject the very source of our love and aliveness.

So What Is Enlightenment, Really?

Natasha Dern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natasha Dern

What we need is a new definition of what enlightenment means within the context of modern existence.

Relaxing With God

Eliezer Sobel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Eliezer Sobel

It just might be that the ultimate spiritual teaching, were we one day to come face to face with a Great Awakened One, would simply be, "Hey, take it easy. Chill."

Do You Really Need A Guru?

Natasha Dern | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Natasha Dern

I'm not suggesting that an authentic guru is not valuable on the journey

How To Pick Your Path To Enlightenment

nytimes.com | Andy Newman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

On the last Tuesday in June, the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health was a New Age encyclopedia come to life. A roomful of seekers pursued "Total Imme...