resources + links
listen to your fav music + dance
walk + bike + swim + wander
enjoy uplifting and inspiring company
accept what is with a compassionate heart
uncreate, dissolve + release what no longer serves
tune into what you want + ask
go easy/gently <3
meditation + yoga resources
Anusara - system based on Hatha Yoga founded by John Friend. Information on the Yoga, its philosophy, teachers, and centers.
Buddha Net – information and education network: Buddhist studies, world buddhist directory, and BuddhaZine.com
Chod – offers info about the everyday practice of chöd for Vajrayana practitioners and those who have not yet been introduced to tantra.
Dharma Fellowship - site maintained by an international group of spiritual practitioners, masters and students, affiliated with the Gyalwa Karmapa, spiritual head of the Kagyu Order of Tibetan Buddhism.
Kagyu Office – offers extensive + accurate information on His Holiness the 17th Gyalwang Karmapa and provides a power-house of info on Buddhism, the Kagyu lineage and dharma centers.
Kriya Yoga -Kriya evolves yogas described in the Bhagavad Gita, primarily: Karma Yoga — detachment from the fruits of actions in the world and from the inner activity of the mind; Jnana Yoga – spiritual realization through discipline and detachment from the fruits of actions; Bhakti Yoga — the realization of unconditional love and gratitude for the oneness of cosmic consciousness (devotion).
Payul Center – Palyul is one of the six great “mother monasteries” following the Nyingma School, or Ancient Translation Tradition, of Tibetan Buddhism.
Vipassana Meditation - international site that offers information + dana-based retreats in Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka and his assistant teachers in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin. One method of intensive meditation immersion that can be transformative.
Sacred Texts - a massive archive of sacred texts, including information on alchemy, tantrica, i-ching, taoism, parapsychology, tarot, native American traditions – to name a few
Shambala Meditation Center of NY – Links the NY center with 165 meditation centers founded by Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and led by Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. Offers programs, classes and meditations that combine teachings of the Kagyu and Nyingma traditions of Tibetan Buddhism with the Shambhala principles of living an uplifted life.
Spirit Rock Meditation Center - great CA center that is dedicated to the teachings of the Buddha as presented in the Vipassana tradition of insight/mindful awareness.
Tara Mandala – a retreat center for the reemergence of the sacred feminine, Tsultrim Allione founded Taramandala in 1993. Allione is the author of Feeding Your Demons, which offers a practical approach to tantric Buddhist traditions.
Tibet House – non-profit organization in NYC dedicated to the preservation of Tibetan culture. Offers classes, dharma talks, meditations and retreats with top scholars + lay and monastic practitioners.
Tibetan Nyingma Institute – with an emphasis on joyful engagement, the Nyingma Institute in Berkeley, CA brings the riches of the Tibetan tradition to the Western world since 1972.
health + healing
Acu Detox – the National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) offers training + education about the use of acupuncture in the treatment of addictions and psychological issues.
AcuTake – awesome educational + provocative blog that discusses acupuncture and inspires expanding perspectives on health.
Institute for Traditional Medicine – huge databank of scholarly articles and research studies of Chinese medicine.
Yin Yang House – smart + user-friendly Chinese medicine site for practitioners and students.
gem + flower essences
Alaskan Flower Essences – The Alaskan Flower Essence Project is the only essence company in the world that has designed a system of vibrational healing based on the co-creative relationship that exists between the plant, mineral, and elemental kingdoms.
Aquarius Moon Flower Essences – Moon flowers are a set of flower remedies for deep memory and past life healing, made by a process of lunarization.
Bloesem Remedies Nederland – Dutch essences are of the highest purity and are very powerful in their effect. The vibrational resonance of the essences are preserved with organic brandy.
Delta Gardens Essences – this world-recognized organization features a line of reputable, researched and renowned flower essence products.
Desert Alchemy Essences – this Tucson, AZ based organization is dedicated to making and researching desert flower essences and was established by Cynthia Athina Kemp Scherer in 1983.
Findhorn Essences – from North East Scotland, the flowers used in preparing the essences are grown in the heart of the world renowned spiritual community of Findhorn.
Flower Essences Society – For over 30 years, FES has produced professional quality essences and is certified Organic and Demeter Biodynamic for their land, wild-harvesting and product preparation —the highest standards in the world for sustainable land use.
Living Light Essences - the developer, producer and distributor of one of the world’s leading line of gem and crystal based essences.
Sidda Flower Essences – Siddatech’s all-natural flower essences include a line of 16 different products that specifically address common concerns like sleep disturbances, stress, and detoxification.
Woodland Essences – these essences hold the vibration of the deep wisdom, strength and healing of forest flowers, offering us support and love in our personal and planetary evolution.
Macho Mel Shimkovitz – incredible designer, great aesthetic, super fast turnaround, responsive.