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Are you allowing yourself to be supported?

In my Yoga class this morning I found my self  leaning my legs up towards the wall, a blanket was rolled up underneath my thighs. I had two pillows supporting both my wrists, and one under my head. Oh, and did I mention the warm soft blanket hugging my whole body? This was the point [Read More…]

Durga- the Tiger Riding Goddess

Feminine empowerment is not found in the cunning navigation through the all too familiar playing fields of the power games, it is found in the forgotten depths of that which truly matters to us.

Break the Spell of Fear

To me the Awakening Women Way is both an inner journey as well as an outer journey, and the outer journey has taken me around the world and I’ve been meeting with thousands of women in many countries by now. Together we are exploring, like we are exploring together here, how we can live a [Read More…]

Our Deepest Apologies To Man

There is a wonderful new Page on FB called A Manifesto for Conscious Men. It was created by my husband Arjuna Ardagh and the wonderful Gay Hendricks, and it looks like a movement has begun! Please go to the Page and “like” and “share”, so we can spread this wonderful message. To celebrate this initiative [Read More…]

how do we bear the unbearable?

Some times it is tempting to just numb out isn’t? Sometimes it can feel too overwhelming this thing called life. Especially life lived through an awake feminine body…aaaaghh. I feel things so deeply, I always have. I guess I just had to bring practice to my stormy inner world, to stay sane. So here I [Read More…]

The Primordial Feminine

image Bibbi Friman guest blog by Dorothy Atalla My book, Conversations with the Goddess: Encounter at Petra, Place of Power began on a  January day in 1981 in the depths of mid-western winter when I lay down on my living room carpet to relax with music.  Inexplicably, a vision of a radiant and beneficent female [Read More…]

When you give up your joy, you give up your power

You have heard me before, raving about my  women’s temple group here in Nevada City. Yesterday it was Monday, and Monday night is Temple night. I don’t know how it happened but all of the sudden we were taken over by a powerful divine force. It did not happen while meditating, or while praying, it [Read More…]

One Source ~ Many faces

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The Feminine Face of Awakening

By Rita Marie Robinson, M.A. For the first time in thousands of years, women spiritual teachers are emerging.  And their perspective is unique. Yes, on an absolute level, there is no real difference between men and women. But on a relative level, there is indeed a difference between the feminine and the masculine expression. And [Read More…]

If you want to change the world… love a woman

by Lisa Citore This is what Lisa writes on her website about her poem: “When a fairly spiritual male friend of mine who had finally found and was deepening into committed relationship with his soul mate confided in me he was thinking of being single again, and in the next breath expressed his latest idea [Read More…]

Why I celebrate the International Women's day

In Norway where I grew up March 8th was a big day. We marched in parades through the city, we dressed up in nice clothes, we said congratulation! In Norway women have as close to equal rights as it gets at this time on our planet, so one could easily say, “whats the big deal”, [Read More…]

The other name for longing is love.

We flocked to the mountains. Women from all over Switzerland, Germany and I from California. What called us here? In this ancient house I can hear the floor yearning with every step, the walls wake me up in the night with their songs of longing. The long dead sufi teacher for whom this retreat place [Read More…]

Every Day Enlightenment

A while back I heard of a Buddhist center in America where they have a practice to stop what they were doing every time the phone was ringing, not to rush to pick it up, but to do their breathing practice: Breathing in calmness- Breathing out calmness At our office at Awakening Women Institute we [Read More…]

By Your Side

This song has been for many years one of the favorite songs in The Awakening Women gatherings. Now Sade is out with a “best of” album and have created this sensual and poetic video to the song. Enjoy! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8fW4paX7cDk&feature=related]

Surrender

We have been meeting in the Women’s Temple every Monday for more than eight years now. It is still my main spiritual practice and  my satguru. In the beginning of this year, we initiated many new women into the temple and we decided to all reclaim our beginners mind. So we went back to our [Read More…]

A DANGEROUS WOMAN

Poem by Jennifer Farley I am a dangerous woman… Infinitely compassionate and wildly loving. Softly strong and strongly soft in my ways. Don’t get to close, you may see dreams come true and wishes appear from thin air. I am a dangerous woman……. Able to give unconditional love from an endless well within. Blindingly bright [Read More…]

Stop…

Right here. Can you feel it? Life? Right here. Right here is the very edge of evolution. Just now as these words are  offered, as small helpless bridges from  one breath to the next, life is unfolding. Life is not happening to you. It is also not happening by you. It is happening , and [Read More…]

Making Love with Life ~ A Feminine Practice For You

Notice how your breath enters the body. Begin by noticing the breath coming in through your mouth or nose and going deeper inside of you. Rest your awareness in the sensation of the breath. With each breath you relax your body a little bit more and allow the breath to enter you a little bit deeper. [Read More…]

Divine Feminine at the Parliament of the World's Religions

Every five years The Parliament of the World’s Religions brings together spiritual leaders from around the globe. It was created to cultivate harmony among the world’s religious and spiritual communities and to foster a just, peaceful and sustainable world. The Parliament took place this year in Melbourne, Australia, December 3-9th, and the Divine Feminine was  [Read More…]

Walking the streets of Munich

  I arrived safe in Munich and today I have been sleeping and walking and sleeping and walking. And praying. When I tune into a new women’s gathering I always pray, and open myself for any impulse that wants to come through. It is as if the circle itself is calling me closer. As I [Read More…]