Love and why we all need it

A lot of people ask me “Swami, what it is all about? What are we here for? Why are we here?” I take a deep breath, look at them with one eyebrow raised (Roger Moore style) and offer them a four letter word, a word that many people find a terrible profanity but nevertheless sums […]

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Learning To Dance In The Rain

What’s the weather like where you are? Cloudy with a chance of meatballs? Slippery when wet? Anyway I’m not talking about the outdoor climate or conditions in your town or city. No, no, no, my friends. I’m talking about the grey clouds that might be gathering over your own head. The thunder storms not just […]

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September

Hey there my cosmic cousins. How are you doing? How has your Summer been? You may have noticed our prolonged silence but we are back now and we’re going to be loud and proud. Every Summer the Ashram enters into a season long silence. It is truly wonderful and absolutely life affirming, and it really […]

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Send In The Clowns

As you can see we have been on a very intense 4 month silent retreat hence the total lack of any communication. Until now nothing has inspired us to break that silence except for the news about Robin Williams. His Holiness Sri Twangybanjo has written the following words on behalf of everyone at the Ashram. […]

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Gymnasium for the soul

We received a strange gift the other week to the Ashram. A very wealthy businessman whose wife had attended the Ashram earlier in the year decided to send us an entire gymnasium! We never asked for one and we hadn’t thought we needed it but he obviously did. The day after a team of builders […]

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I Have A Dream

Hey there my cosmic buddies, The weirdest thing happened to me the other day. I had this dream that I was leading a meditation in a room full of hundreds of people. The room was really peaceful. The sound of the placid ocean outside was drifting in through the windows. The room was warm and […]

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