The Yogini Diaries

Real-life glimpses of how to bring spiritual practice into daily life

Dharma Talk with Sukhvinder and Chameli (video)

An exquisitely potent conversation between Sukhvinder and Chameli in which they weave the depths of their spiritual practice into the challenges and potential of social justice and shadow work.

I Am a Yogini

Being Indian, the word yogini is not unfamiliar. A yogini for me is a woman who burns with the fire of her practice, who is uncompromising with her soul-work, who continually lives on the edge of her consciousness ~ forever aware and awake.

I Take My Seat as a Yogini

Reflections on the significance of community and what it means to take our seat as Yoginis in this modern world.

She had other plans…?

    We sat in circle by the shore of the sacred Yuba river as Cynthia unwrapped the Earth Vase. It was a Monday in late October and my dharma sisters — Maleda, Clare, Vera and Cynthia — and I were gathered for ceremony. There was an eerie light, a warmth...

Our Team Values

We have recently been having team meetings discussing some of our values at Awakening Women, we would like to share them with you here.

The Way Things Are

Over the course of my life, I’ve accumulated a long list of things I like and don’t like, eat and don’t eat, wear and don’t wear, do and don’t do. A self-created box of The Way I Am, kept neat and tidy, stored safely in the corner and wrapped tight with a pretty pink bow.

Surrendering to Joy

A story of revolutionary ripples of change, sparked by a summer of choosing joy.

The Realization of Radiance

You are the light of awareness embodied in time and space. Embodied awareness brings forth embodied consciousness, which is radiant light.

I Belong in This Circle

This I know: I belong in the circle of Yoginis. I have always been here. This circle is my teacher, satguru, it is my home, it is my sisters, it is my mother. It is myself.

She had other plans…?

She had other plans…?

    We sat in circle by the shore of the sacred Yuba river as Cynthia unwrapped the Earth Vase. It was a Monday in late October and my dharma sisters — Maleda, Clare, Vera and Cynthia — and I were gathered for ceremony. There was an eerie light, a warmth...

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The Way Things Are

The Way Things Are

Over the course of my life, I’ve accumulated a long list of things I like and don’t like, eat and don’t eat, wear and don’t wear, do and don’t do. A self-created box of The Way I Am, kept neat and tidy, stored safely in the corner and wrapped tight with a pretty pink bow.

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You are a Holy Compost Pile at the Edge of Evolution

You are a Holy Compost Pile at the Edge of Evolution

The new world grows out of this fertile brew made of our outgrown clothes, our errors and awakenings, our dreams and prayers, and the luminous horizon we sense there—in the pause between the breath, in the gap between thoughts, in the softening of the heart. You are a holy compost pile at the very edge of evolution.

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