Re-Possessing Yourself

My mentor Vimalananda taught that very few even among the spiritually advanced become wholly free of possession by something other than the Absolute, and that everyone else is daily being overtaken by ideas, isms, emotions, ancestors, planetary influences, diseases, poisons, and other varieties of possessing things which express themselves through us, frequently while we believe […]

Emotion and Transformation

Today we salute a Supermoon, this one in the nakshatra Ardra. Ardra has a reputation as being a difficult (sharp, hard, harsh) asterism, one that often dredges up sludge from our depths and demands that we deal with it, not try to negotiate around it. Ardra is ruled by the Vedic deity Rudra who, metamorphosed […]