Reflections: Absence

Absence, the dictionary describes it as “the state of being away from a place or a person”, “an occasion or period of being away from a person”, “the nonexistent or lack of”; today I reflect on absence as a whole, the bittersweet moment of wanting to be and not being…. People at times fear solitude…… Continue reading Reflections: Absence

The Incognisable: Rumi, A Story Of Love

Although in the west the word “Guru” has become synonym with “expert”, “master”, “influential teacher”; in its origin, it means “guide” or “mentor”, and although at first glance many would say mentor and teacher are the same, etymologically based on their Latin roots, they are not, but that is a subject for another day. A…… Continue reading The Incognisable: Rumi, A Story Of Love

The Search For Reality or Truth…Is It “Truth” or Perception

What I will share with you in this article was shared with me by someone deeply special who no longer is in this plane of existence. Someone who taught me a lot about life and what real humanity, kindness, love and strength look like. He used to say “too many people think themselves as kind…… Continue reading The Search For Reality or Truth…Is It “Truth” or Perception

Understanding Narcissism & Narcissistic Parenting

Narcissism or Narcissistic Personality Disorder

Today I would like to expand on the subject of Narcissism; a subject often misunderstood. Franco Volpi; a philosopher and historian; wrote “Tell me who you see when you look at yourself on the mirror, and I will tell you what philosophy of life you live by”. We all know the myth of Narcissus; a…… Continue reading Understanding Narcissism & Narcissistic Parenting

Reflections: Desire

The word alone makes my knees weak, my mouth salivate and my spirit soar….Oh, but you probably think I am only talking about sex, it seems that is the first thing that comes forth when someone says “desire”. The dictionary defines it as “longing to satiate”, “a strong feeling of wanting to have something”–well then,…… Continue reading Reflections: Desire

Understanding Muladhara

Today I will share a bit of an extract from “Tantric Sexuality” (coming out this summer). Muladhara is the first chakra and its awakening is very important because it is the seat of Kundalini and it is the seat of huge tamas. All passions and desires are stored in Muladhara, as well as all guilt,…… Continue reading Understanding Muladhara