The Last Stages of Enlightenment or Being one and the same as the Cosmos

When the “I” seizes to exist and one just is, it becomes increasingly difficult to relate to others, or rather you are one with them all, yet not at all. What does that mean? There are a few stages of enlightenment, 7 in fact. The first few are reached easily enough if one is persistent […]

Ahimsa or the practice of non-violence

Photo by: Elliott & Fry Mahatma Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, born 2nd October 1869-1948 in Gujarat, was known for his practice of non-violence, what is called “ahimsa” in Yoga. He lived a very simple life and is one of the people I definitely look up to, at the same time wondering, whether my standards of […]

The 9 Circles of Hell

Last night, or better last afternoon it started with the first circle of Hell. Dante Alighieri always having been my reference, the inferno started burning bright yesterday afternoon. What triggered it? People from the past coming back, some things have come to an end, and some new people have come into my life who seem […]

The Undercurrent of Love

Life never gets boring once one is aware. Over the weekend, a few new things happened and it showed, once more, that we are all interconnected all the time: On Friday afternoon, the heat wave that has swept all over Europe seem to culminate, still, my energetic and physical system starting to run more optimally, […]

Full Moon Eclipsing The Mind

Three days before the Full Moon: Just walking blissed out in the park, no thoughts, heart wide open, no boundaries, feeling light as a feather, when, from one moment to the next, the step slows down, legs start feeling heavy and all is slowed down, much like in slow motion. The heartbeat, the pulse, ergo […]

How much bliss can one handle?

Summer! One can only imagine that with the beautiful weather, people out and about, lots of fresh air, our Divine Mother is running in high spirits. Believing that it will never finish, one can just let go and enjoy the different phases, expanding each year to new heights. It started last week again, having had […]