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Enter Yoga: The Iyengar Techniques of Enlightenment

Awaken your ātman through the Warrior’s Art of Asana

Hans

The Enemy of Enlightenment: A Crucial Life Lesson I Re-Learned Through Meditation

Through meditation, I relearned a potent lesson about openness and humility.

Jordan Bates

7 More Zen Stories That Might Just Give You a Glimpse of Enlightenment

Zen can help us discover greater equanimity and perceive the simple wonders of our day-to-day lives. Savor these 7 parables that point to a wiser way of life.

Jordan Bates

‘Beat Zen, Square Zen, and Zen’: A Timeless 1958 Essay by Alan Watts

“In Buddhism there is no place for using effort. Just be ordinary and nothing special. Eat...

Jordan Bates

11 Takeaways From 8 Months of Unemployed Nomadism

The most significant lessons and ideas I (re-)discovered while bumming around the Earth for 8 months.

Jordan Bates

Alan Watts’ 3-Part Advice to Married Couples (And to All Who Look For Love)

In his dazzling autobiography, In My Own Way, Alan Watts manages not only to unfurl the captivating...

Jordan Bates

The Tao of Fat Loss: How to Lose Weight by Doing Less

I used to think I needed to be physically perfect in order to receive love. So I dieted, constantly....

Zak Columber

8 Books on Zen and Taoism to Liberate Your Mind and Heart

These eight books can help you to liberate yourself from day-to-day drama and the ebb and flow of mental states.

Jordan Bates

7 Zen Stories That Might Just Give You a Glimpse of Enlightenment

Whether you're new to Zen or a devotee, these stories will be funny, interesting, and instructive.

Jordan Bates