“Meditation and Parenting as Medicine” was written by Jaya Kula student Katie Rablin.
Being a mother to my son is a potent medicine that has opened my heart.
Through the process of mothering, a curiosity about life has blossomed inside me. I’ve been born into a larger version of myself through giving up who I thought I was and simply being myself with my son.
I was pregnant during a summer 2014 meditation retreat with my teacher in Maine. It was my first time practicing meditation, and I had a lot of nausea, dizziness, fear and all kinds of things coming up. Read On…