Capoeira, an Afro-Brazilian martial art, was invented by African slaves in Brazil who wanted to disguise their training sessions as dance lessons. This beautiful practice calls on the elements of fire, water, wind and earth as it celebrates the power of music, dance and acrobatics.
Jack Kornfield discusses how to navigate change in relation to the Buddhist concept of impermanence. He touches on the importance of meditation in cultivating a healthier perspective toward change. When we are quiet, we can rest in loving awareness and see our true nature from the heart of understanding. When we accept that change is inevitable, and find our composure in that knowledge, we can re-enter the river of experience.
Master entrepreneur, original hip-hop mogul, and New York Times bestselling author Russell Simmons shares the most fundamental key to successâ€”meditationâ€”and guides readers to use stillness as a powerful tool to access their potential.
If you could use a little reminder of the good that exists in the world, please take a moment to watch this short film from Food For Life Vrindavan below. It will revive your spirits and warm your heart.
Prem Joshua & Band are pioneers of a crossover sound that is nestled at the cusp of Eastern tradition and Western innovation. With a soul-searching and dexterous blend of sounds and instruments, the music draws the listener into an emotionally rewarding journey across diverse musical landscapes.
AWAKE: The Life of Yogananda is an unconventional biography about the Hindu Swami who brought yoga and meditation to the West in the 1920s. By personalizing his own quest for enlightenment and sharing his struggles along the path, Yogananda made ancient Vedic teachings accessible to a modern audience, attracting many followers and inspiring the millions who practice yoga today.
When it comes to seeking truth, Tibetan Buddhist nun Pema Chodron says, there's a telltale sign that you're getting close. 'Fear is a natural reaction to moving closer to the truth,' she says. Learn why Pema says a little fear can be useful.