Food is part of the spiritual practise at Aurovalley Ashram, where conscious eating and responsible choices help sustain a healthy ecology.
Yoga and Wellness
Travelling for Yoga, wellness, and spirituality is gaining popularity, especially in India. Many people visit India for Yoga, to take Yoga courses and Teacher Training programs, to go on Yoga retreats, and to try meditation, Vipassana, and Ayurveda treatments. We cover these in our Complete Guide to Yoga in India, What life is like in a Yoga Ashram, and many more posts.
Third stop on the Mirabai Expedition is in central Rajasthan, where she was born and raised, and where I start to find the essential feminine in her story.
In 2005 I quit my job, and my life, to travel across India for 6 months. This is how I did it and what I learned from the experience.
On days 2 and 3 of the Mirabai Expedition, in Vrindavan and Agra, I start to surrender to the rhythm of the pilgrimage and begin to find my way.
My year-end blog post is all about a recent revelation I had about my life, and what I’ve learned about the pitfalls that await when following your dreams.
My 1st stop on the Mirabai Expedition to follow in the 16th century poet’s footsteps across North India finds me lost in the dusty town of Krishna’s youth.
Thanks to an explorer’s grant from Kensington Tours, I will be going to India to trace the journeys of 16th century poet and mystic Mirabai, a woman ahead of her time.
How Ganga, the holy mother river of India, helped me recover from the irreconcilable loss of my mother.
In 2013, I became aware that I was at a new stage in The Hero’s Journey: I was Returning from several years of travel adventure. Here’s what I learned.