Oliver: “All the gods, all the heavens, all the hells, are within us” -Joseph Campbell Tonight we play with themes like mythology, values, habits, and explore (metaphorically) what “gods” we consciously or unconsciously devote ourselves to.
Jeff: “Hey, what are you doing today?” “Nothing.” “But, you did that yesterday.” “Yes, and I haven’t finished.” Something mysterious and beautiful happens when we do nothing together. It seems to makes space for a particular kind of intimacy that – as per the theme of this month – we can call devotion. This Monday, we … Continued
Steph and Avi: Western medicine and science tells us that the brain stores human emotion and memory – but the body holds onto the past too. According to the late neuropharmacologist Candace Pert, the “body is your subconscious mind. Our physical body can be changed by the emotions we experience.” In the spirit of the day, we’ll work … Continued
Steph: Regardless of their Faith, practitioners of Bhakti yoga, known as bhaktas, or loving devotees, express their devotion to their God through meditation, prayer, ritual, and chanting. A Bhakti thinks of “God” in personal terms. Their purpose is to develop feelings of unconditional love and devotion. In part 1 we’ll work to connect with and channel … Continued
Avi: Worship has a bad ring to it these days. We think of cults or old-time religion. But at its heart, worship is simply a way to reinforce our dedication and humility in the face of something that we find worthy of our ultimate allegiance. The ideal(s) we worship may or may not be religious or … Continued