Self-Care as a Healer - Art of Living Retreat Center

Exploring Wisdom: Self-Care as a Healer

  In this series, regular Art of Living Retreat Center presenters Wah! and Dr. James Leary answer your questions about life, love, and spirituality. “What can a healer do to take care of their energy, and not exhaust themselves when taking care of others?”   James: That’s a good one. I hear it all the time, […]

By Wah! & Dr. James Leary
November 10, 2018
How to Deal with Challenging Relationships - Art of Living Retreat Center

How to Deal With Challenging Relationships

  Life is not a sheep yard or a cowshed, but a zoo. You find all types of people in life, not just others who are like you. The most intelligent, the most creative, and the most dull, hyperactive, or lazy ones are all here — whatever their behavior is, don’t worry about them. It […]

By Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
November 8, 2018
Ayurveda Farro Bowl

Farro, Mushroom, & Walnut Bowl

Featuring farro for winter warmth As we head into winter (Vata season), the elements of air and space become more abundant. Vata’s qualities are cold, light, dry, rough, mobile, and erratic. Applying the opposite qualities offers support for staying in balance throughout the winter season. Therefore, you may find yourself in need of heavier, more […]

By Diana Bellofatto
October 24, 2018

8 Yoga Poses that Kindle Gratitude on Thanksgiving

Start your Thanksgiving day with 8 yoga poses that inspire gratitude. For the best results, hold each pose for five to ten breaths. 1. Mountain Pose with Raised Hands (Urdva Hasta Tadasana) This welcoming, powerful pose kindles gratitude as you open your heart and stand grounded in receptivity. Feel hopeful and grateful for all your […]

By AOLRC
October 23, 2018

I’m a Neurologist. Here’s why I trained as a yoga teacher.

  Roople Unia is a practicing neurologist and fellowship trained in movement disorders and cerebral vascular disorders, and now a yoga teacher too. Why? Following the recent Sri Sri Yoga Teacher Training we had the opportunity to ask this very question. Roople is passionate about practicing medicine but realised in order to support her patients […]

By AOLRC
October 23, 2018
Balancing Relationships - Art of Living Retreat Center

Exploring Wisdom: Finding Balance in Relationships

  In this series, regular Art of Living Retreat Center presenters Wah! and Dr. James Leary answer your questions about life, love, and spirituality. “How do I maintain balanced self-care time and together time within my relationship?”   James: Relationships are a lot of fun. People always say, “Wow! You guys have this dynamic thing that […]

By Wah! & Dr. James Leary
October 10, 2018
Samadhi and Enlightenment - the Art of Living Retreat Center

Samadhi and the Nature of Enlightenment

  There are many different types of Samadhi. “Dhi” means intellect, or consciousness, and “sama” means equanimous, so Samadhi means an equanimous intellect.   When Samadhi becomes so stable that you don’t need to do anything, you don’t even need to meditate, then that state is called enlightenment. Until then, the practice of Samadhi is […]

By Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
October 8, 2018
Men's Spirituality & Power Animals

Men’s Spirituality & Power Animals

  Men can’t help but be spiritual. The fact of being alive is a spiritual experience, yet many have lost their conscious awareness of this fundamental truth. Gradually over the past several centuries, the rational, logical mind has usurped the creative wisdom of Spirit and the deeper awareness of the interconnectivity of all life. Civilization […]

By Dr. Steven Farmer
October 7, 2018
Life is a Journey - The Art of Living Retreat Center

Life is a Journey

The path of life doesn’t always take us where we want to go. Sometimes, circumstances force us to deal with things we don’t want to have to deal with. Other times, where life takes us is so much better than our grandest dreams.   Life is a journey. I was reminded of this the other […]

By Dara Kurtz
October 6, 2018

Exploring Wisdom: Shakta Khalsa on the Energy Between Us

  Every thought, every feeling, every action has a particular frequency of energy or vibration. The American Heritage Dictionary defines vibration, in the sense that I am using it, as: A distinctive emotional aura or atmosphere regarded as being instinctively sensed or experienced.   Tuning into your emotional aura and energy I like the description […]

By Shakta Khalsa
October 5, 2018
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