The Downward Path – How low can you go?

What if we got it all wrong? What if the spiritual path is not upward, but downward? What if the ultimate goal is not to finally open Sahasrara, but to finally open Muladhara, once you’ve mastered the 6 stages before? What if the first stage of our spiritual development is not Muladhara, but Sahasrara? Maybe…

Wachuma – the seven gifts of Puma

Repost from an article written in May 2015 Wachuma ceremony, riverside Calca, Peru When we leave, early in the morning, we are escorted by five dogs. Two of them are ours, the other three are street dogs. It’s like walking with a pack of wolves. We feel safe, invigorated and proud. Jumping in a taxi…

The man who lost the will to love

The jungle He was born in the jungle of Bali. His earliest memory was the sound of the rain pouring down on the tin roof in the middle of the night. He was lying in bed, surrounded by the soft white shades of the mosquito net. It made him feel safe, embraced by a thick,…