New Releases [music + books]

WITHIN YOU WITHOUT YOU, by Gary Stroutsos with special guest David Lanz (CD recording), White Swan Records, 9 tracks, 63:25 minutes, $16.98, listen: http://tinyurl.com/stroutsos When...

An interview with Sondra Ray

Sondra Ray, known as one of the most eclectic spiritual leaders of the day, blends ancient wisdom with practical training to transform relationships to...

Interfaith Seminar on Peace : Himalayan Tradition Yoga Congress

This July, representatives from ten different faith traditions will gather together to discuss the significance of peace from within their spiritual frameworks. Experts in...

Embracing the Present: A Moment with Leonard Jacobson

"To be present is to awaken into that dimension of your self and that dimension of life which is transcendent of the thinking mind....

2012: Doomsday or the Dawning of a New Age?

A debate is raging over whether December 21, 2012, the end of the Mayan calendar, heralds a doomsday of apocalyptic proportions or the dawning...

Preeminent Spiritual Leader to head Song of Silence Yoga Congress

Swami Veda Bharati, founder and spiritual director of The Meditation Center in Northeast Minneapolis, will lead the 2009 Himalayan Yoga Tradition Congress at the...

Movie on History of Theosophical movement in Pershing Park

MINNEAPOLIS - The Theosophical Society will show an illustrated history of the Theosophical movement from the 19th to 21st centuries at 6:30 p.m. Monday,...

In the Presence of your True Self

The struggle to get better, the struggle to correct things about ourselves that we judge or don't like, the effort to push up against...

How to Find a Spiritual Community

Spiritual communities provide benefits we can't find in other social circles. Throughout known history, people have sought out such communities. And in these communities...

On Transparency And The Wizard Of Oz

A writer recently contacted me about a book he was putting together of truthful stories about the challenges of the spiritual path. He said...

Yoga In Minnesota: Eighty Years Young

It was September 1927, and Paramahansa Yogananda was electrifying Twin Cities audiences with a novel but soul-rousing message. Clad in orange robe, with long...

Stepping up our Evolution

In the latter half of the second millennium, science came of age, answering many of our "how" questions but leaving the "why" questions to...

“The Third Voice” – The Voice of the Soul

"During the dark night of the soul, bright flows the river of God" - Saint John of the Cross On June 10th, 1993, Taylor Jon...

The Do-It-Yourself Retreat

Some of the best retreats I’ve been to have been informal and created for me by me. I knew I needed to get away...

Retreats prepare you for life

There is a human instinct, some call it a divine nudge, which leads a person to interrupt the unforgiving daily grind with some gentle...

First Twin Cities Awakening Conference

"If I could define enlightenment briefly I would say it is 'the quiet acceptance of what is.'" - Wayne Dyer Enlightenment. Conscious Awakening. Just mention...