I am leaving my teacher and here is why I had this vision not very long ago: There is a balloon salesman on the street, holding a bunch of balloons. A moment comes that he needs to use the toilet. There is a shop nearby with one. Of course he will never fit through the door,…

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Moving from a culture of hurt to a culture of compassion Planet Earth, now. Shockwaves of highly charged emotional energy running through the veins of the collective. We are at a tipping point. This is not the time for reason. The raw force unleashed obliterates everything in the way, forging a new path in doing…

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I thought I was done writing about Yogi Bhajan, but I am not. I don’t know if many people know the term ‘iconoclasm,’ but in Dutch, we have this word “beeldenstorm.”  It roughly means “image storm” or “statue storm” in English.  The Black Lives Matter movement tears down the statues of slavers still revered as…

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Smell. At least, in the Kaula Tantra tradition, that’s what you do: you get right up to them, and if she smells right, that’s your teacher. In practice, the process is rarely so clean. We get stuck with whomever we end up with. The yoga teacher on the corner or the internet. Perhaps a famous…

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Now that Yogi Bhajan turns out to have been human, all too human, many kundalini yoga teachers have been plunged into a deep, dark well of despair. Not only has their idol fallen from grace, they also feel the foundation under their very life has been swept away.   The source can no longer be…

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