My Call for a Compassionate Community

The 3HO Foundation does Global Sadhanas several times a year, often in preparation for the Solstices or other major events in the community. On May 16th, they started a new on with a call for a compassionate community.  This really struck me for two reasons: I had been doing a Kriya to Remove Inner Anger for a while now but have not been doing a formal meditation with it besides my 40 Days with Christ from A Course of Love.  This fit perfectly. I have been wanting to call for a more compassionate community… Read More

A Simple Kriya for Self Love and Healing

After attending a class at Yoga House the other night, something opened in my sinuses and let loose a nice little cold that has been with me for a few days. I asked my teacher, Gurumukh, what she would recommend when you have a soar body and don’t feel like breath of fire would be a good idea. She suggested a simple kriya that involved oiling and warming up behind the shoulder blades and then sitting in a comfortable position doing deep breathing.  The mudra she suggested along with this was to… Read More

A Mantra to Eliminate Enemies and Block Animosity: Aap Sahaee Hoa

I recently learned about this mantra from a Spirit Voyage blog post and knew immediately I wanted to start using it. To use it, fold your hands over your heart, left over right and chant for 11, 31, or 62 minutes. According to Yogi Bhajan the mantra will “will totally eliminate enemies and block the impact of animosity forever.”  In a time when pure and loving relationships are so essential I feel this mantra is key. If you’re looking to chant along with the song, I recommend Nirinjan Kaur’s beautiful version on her Adhara album.