Asmitā is an erroneous identification of the Self with the intellect. This klesha can arrive when the third chakra is out of balance, something our over-worked culture encourages.
An overly energized third chakra
“may appear as an abundance of power and energy. Read the rest of this entry
One of the first things that grabbed me about Latin American culture is the kiss. It’s used as a greeting for everything and everybody. From new friends to business acquaintances, everybody is greeted by a pressing together of cheeks and a besito – or small kiss.
It’s such a simple greeeting, and a sweet reminder to be gentle with each other. When everybody is greeted with a kiss, it’s easier to forget our differences and remember our one shared blissful humanity. Read the rest of this entry