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joey lugassy For those who have asked me to write something about this evening; In my humble view I offer this – Please know that I approach Hinduism from the same point of view as any other religion and that is from a metaphysical one. There is much more ritual, practice and history to this subject than […]

What is Yoga?

joey lugassy In asking the question, “What is Yoga?” the first thought that comes to mind is another question; what is life? For like life itself yoga is not a subject or object outside oneself. It is not a class that one takes, it is not a position that one poses in, and it is […]

Ahimsa & Pratipaksha Bhavanam

joey lugassy In the glossary of B.K.S. Iyengar’s “Light on Yoga” there is a revealing definition of the word “ahimsa”. It carefully notes that this word does not merely mean to be “non-violent” or “non killing” but explains that it is “love, embracing all creation”. So we can say that the true meaning of ahimsa […]

Living In The Mist

joey lugassy In Genesis, Moses tried to explain that life was purely spiritual and that all creation or what we call physical phenomena is but the reflection or image of God or Consciousness. Creation is depicted as “Let there be” this, and “Let there be” that – never toiling, but rather, a beautiful flow of […]

The Fine Balance Between Chopping Heads Off And Following Humbly: Consumption and Other Things

joey lugassy The Buddha left his family and ate living beings. —— Aldous Huxley ingested LSD on his death bed. ——- The Dalai Lama eats meat. ——- George Burns smoked until he was 99 and didn’t have a trace of cancer. ——-

Triune God Metaphors #1

joey lugassy It’s always enlightening to see many examples of the same thing. The “story of life” is repeated over and over from cultures and ages that have never connected with each other. Yet, the same story is told. To understand the thread that links these examples together is to become face to face with […]

Conscious Consciousness ~ Dissolving The Ego

Joey Lugassy In our daily lives we can always be reminded of the deeper meaning of this quote from the bible: “But when you give to the needy, do not let your left hand know what your right hand is doing.” Matthew 6:3 – meaning, that although we know that to do good is to […]