The Importance of finding your Ishta Devi

An Ishta Devi is your personal image of the Divine Presence. For some people, this step is already very clear to them. They already know what image of Presence lives in their hearts. But for others, it’s not so easy. As human beings, we need that personal connection – that personification of the Divine Presence in order to be able to relate with it. The Divine is very kind and will take whatever form suits you. Thomas Ashley-Farrand, one of my teachers, used to say that [...]

The Importance of finding your Ishta Devi2019-08-04T14:01:23+03:00

Meditation space

When we feel cluttered in our space where we meditate and do our Mantra practices, our peacefulness can suffer. Clearing out those items not needed, creating a setting that is both harmonious and beautiful will help to inspire you to keep to your practice goals. But how do we clear out some of that stuff we are having a hard time getting rid of or the stuck and sometimes negative energy that lingers around....well the use of mantra is a powerful tool in this instance. Especially [...]

Meditation space2019-08-04T13:54:31+03:00

What are Sanskrit Mantras and why do I need them?

Many people have heard of Mantras and have wondered: What are Mantras? How do they work? They hear of them from someone who has been practising yoga, or someone who’s working with a Guru – A lot of Mantras are given in secrecy between teacher and student. But now in this time of Kali Yuga – the information age that we are in – Mantras are becoming more accessible again. But what are these Mantras and how can they help you? I have begun this blog [...]

What are Sanskrit Mantras and why do I need them?2019-08-04T13:58:24+03:00