We’re making March a month of mindfulness and we want you to join us! We are all accustomed to the ways we ring in the New Year in the west—sparkling parties and street gatherings, fireworks shooting into the skies while confetti, balloons and glittering disco balls rain down. Our friends in Bali are observing their […]
“On our last night in Bangkok along the Chao Phraya River we were fortunate to celebrate in the Loi Krathong festivities. I was even lucky enough to make my own Krathong with a slice of the trunk of a banana tree, banana leaves, flowers, a candle, and incense, along side of a new friend, Eric […]
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Happy Dussehra! The 10 day festival of Navratri culminates on this day, celebrating the triumph of truth and goodness over evil power, with the story being that on this day Lord Rama fought and finally achieved victory over the ten-headed demon king Ravana. He did it to please the goddess Durga, and typically the first […]
It’s nearly that inimitably electric time of year, when the Black Rock Desert of Nevada is transformed into the psychedelic space camp of wonder and transformation that that is Burning Man! Burning Man is rocking from August 28 – September 5, 2016, and we can’t wait to see what wild co-creation magic will be wrought at this year’s crazy […]
Asahna Puja (known as Dharma Day), one of Buddhism’s most important festivals, commemorates the first sermon ever given by the Buddha. Under a full moon, the newly enlightened Buddha first taught his followers the four Noble Truths and explained the way to nirvana through the Noble Eightfold Path. Tomorrow’s full moon marks the anniversary of that […]