Tantra

Life as Celebration

One of the most beautiful teachings within the Tantric texts is the reminder to engage fully with the world around us. 

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It’s easy to become stagnant in our practices/routines and remain within our comforts. 


And it’s even easier to feel overwhelmed with daily responsibilities/roles in our fast paces lives, forgetting the nature of our essence. 


Both leave us feeling discounted, static and lacking vitality.

Tantra teaches us boundaries to expand and open ourselves to connect in new ways while remaining true to our needs/values. 


It acknowledges that every moment is an opportunity to not only live consciously, but to ENJOY living consciously. 


We are meant to feel radiate and alive - our faces want to smile, our legs want to dance and our hearts want to beat fast with passion and excitement. 


To celebrate is to live in this human embodiment!

And we don’t need permission or to be on holiday to have fun, immerse in pleasure or see beauty.

It’s our birthright to experience fun, pleasure and beauty as often as possible...and our practice is to be non-attached to it...this is how life can become a celebration...even amidst challenges or pain. 


Most of the time it’s our human conditioning that gets in the way and blocks us from engaging fully with ourself and the world around us. So relax, shake it up, laugh it off and let yourself go wild.

Let yourself celebrate the small things...don’t wait for a special occasion to do what brings you joy and happiness. Now is the time to rejoice!

Om Jai Swaha!

Sensation as the Spiritual Gateway

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I’ve been in conversation with friends around the subject of sensitivity & spirituality. 
Talk surrounding the intensity of the times.

There is so much contraction within political realms, mass corruption & violence...and at the same time magical movements of revolutionaries & healers standing up for the widespread injustice, inspiring and initiating new paradigms of living.

It’s a time of contrast - immense suffering & incredible liberation.

Our spiritual practices aim to bring more ease and lightness, but they require us to step up and do the work through the shadow.

Everything once covered up, rises to the surface. Slowly the veils of disillusion are stripped away.

The truth of reality bares itself and we’re presented with the choice to rewrite our story & realign.

But we can’t SEE unless we allow ourselves to FEEL. 
Staying present to the sensation of each felt experience is the gateway to mini awakenings upon reflection.

The alchemy occurs when we consciously channel the information presented & move in the way that is most healing for ourselves and those around us. 
Discernment & clear boundaries...receptivity & unconditional compassion are needed more than ever. 
We must stay rooted in our values & remain open to the perspective and choice of another, without judgement. 
Landing back into life in North America has brought much to the surface...a reminder that no matter how sweet or stormy the feelings/conversations are, there are no rights/wrongs. The highest practice is to stay awake to the sensations, to act from a place of truth and lean into the ride. 
Sensitivity is not only a practice, but a gift of our human experience - our souls are strong enough to handle the extremes and courageous enough to move with skill and grace. 
Yes, we are capable of change and are here in this exact moment for a reason. Throughout the swirl is a cleansing, which always leads to a rising. Collectively, we are in it, I see it and I feel it wholeheartedly.