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The Yogini Initiation Retreat India 2013 (photos)

How to Find the Way Back to Yourself ~ in 5 Easy Steps

Guest Blog by Veronica Drake Image Bibbi Friman Once upon a time,  Prince Charming showed up on his white horse and off you went; visions of happily ever after dancing through your head.  The house in the burbs with a two car garage, 2.5 kids, and the white picket fence complete the dream.

I found out what true happiness is…

This spring I have been on quite a journey down into the dark valleys of fear and death. And back. I am still digesting the learning and awakening that happened and still are happening within me and in my marriage and my work. My husband and best friend Arjuna has written a wonderful article about [Read More…]

The Conscious Partnering Conference

Join us for a FREE telesummit with 30 speakers illuminating the secrets of true partnership! The go-it-alone cowboy mentality is hurting our families, our relationships, our organizations, and our planet – contributing to isolation, cut-throat competition, dysfunctional teams and divided family units. We’ve spent too many years learning about “I, me and mine” and not [Read More…]

The Conscious Men Speak. Listen.

My beloved husband Arjuna has together with Gay Hendricks, been diving deep into a process of redefining what it means to be masculine. They are exploring the conscious masculine. One important realization they came to was that in order to move on into a new paradigm of true co-creation between genders, they as men needed [Read More…]

Any time not spent on love is wasted

Today’s blog post is written by one of my mentors and a woman I admire highly. She is to me a living example of embodied integrity, love and swoon. How’s Your Swoon Quotient*? By Kathlyn Hendricks *Swoon quotient= the felt experience of gratitude, intimacy, appreciation and sexual feelings all swirling together, or, the tendency to [Read More…]

We are advocates of a love so deep that it takes you all the way to God.

Wow. We were more than 800 spiritual warriors on the virtual launch party call yesterday. The warmth and support from all of you broke my heart wide open. Deep Bow. All your questions and comments that kept pouring in also added to the high energy and deep love we shared together. Since we did not [Read More…]

On Longing, Love and Conscious Relationship: Part 1

I am soon packing my gypsy bags and setting out for another Europe tour. This time, the women’s retreats I will be leading will be on love and relationship, and the number of women who have already booked their place in the circle tells us that this is a topic that awakens the feminine. What [Read More…]

To fully show up in the face of others, in all our glory and all our darkness, is a courageous choice to make.

Just as the magnetic marriage of the stars paints mysterious formations in the winter sky – keeping the poets up all night, our meeting is enchanting the soul to reveal… to reveal it all. I live in marriage beyond my wildest dreams. Not that it is always pink and frilly and happy-ever-after, no, it is [Read More…]

Where is My Passion & Spark?

Guest Blog By Lisa Schrader A common complaint I hear from women I meet in my  retreats and coaching sessions, is that they just don’t have the “energy for sex.” It feels like a chore, another item on the already overwhelming “to do” list. They often find themselves “giving up or giving in.” If you [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…]

That Scent of Freedom

I was a little girl  at the very edge of Europe where there’s nowhere left to go but head first into the steel grey Northern Sea (and you just don’t want to do that. It is cold.) Like most little girls I moved with ease between the world of the angels, the animal kingdom, and [Read More…]

You can get married right now – to love itself.

The first gate to the deeper love is right here in your own heart. It opens through the longing to meet another without masks, to experience real intimacy without having to compromise who you are. Even if you are already in an intimate relationship, it is valuable to take time to connect with that place [Read More…]

What story are you telling?

Guest blog by Lisa Schrader I listened to myself telling my tale of heartbreak to a new friend recently and in my boredom with my own story, I had a realization. Before the chapter called, “My Husband of 20 Years Left Me,” something powerful happened that I forget to tell. I was visiting Mt. Shasta. [Read More…]

Touch the bits! Touch the bits!

Let’s start this glorious day with an enlightening (and funny funny funny) reminder from Amanda Gore, of how men and women sometimes approach intimacy with a slightly different understanding of what will open the sexy  flow’n glow ….

The Art of Being Alone

I found this little video wonderfully practical and poetic and compassionate and real. It is simply a reminder of how to be alone. Sometimes we have been so much together that we forget just how, we do this alone thing. here is the poem in writing if you rather would like to read it: HOW [Read More…]

I will hold you through it all

This video touches me so deeply I see how easily I fall into being part of the program instead of the awakening I forgive myself And I recommit to be a instrument of awakening and peace.

How to worship a woman

Then, at the very center, in the innermost temple itself, all the layers of your devotion are flooded with reward all at once. You discover the very essence of the feminine, and in a strange way that is not exactly romantic, but profoundly sacred all the same, you realize that you could have got here [Read More…]

You Learn

by ? After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul, And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning And company doesn’t mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts And presents aren’t promises, And you begin to accept your defeats With your head up [Read More…]

The Future of Love

A New tele class series on Love. Our host is Ken Wilber and some of the guests are experts like Deepak Chopra, John Grey, Carolyn Myss, Jean Houston as well as Arjuna and Chameli Ardagh and many more. “I Love You” Consider the impact that these words—spoken in the right place, at the right time, [Read More…]