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Babies on the Path

Published by Community Post
Mamas and BabiesMamas and Babies
November 29 2017

Three Jaya Kula students, all acupuncturists by trade, have given birth in the past few months! We asked our new mamas to offer their reflections on the intersection of parenthood and spiritual practice. Here’s what they had to say! Alexandra Having a child has actually been really supportive for my spiritual path. Since so much… Read More

Struggling toward Surrender: A Titan Tale

Published by Lavinia Magliocco
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April 18 2016

“Struggling toward Surrender” was written by Jaya Kula student Lavinia Magliocco. I used take pride in the tremendous effort I put into the things I cared about. My effort came loaded with the desire to be noticed, admired and deemed worthy. Pride worked pretty well for me as a dancer. I used the anxious, wound-up-tight feeling to… Read More

Meditation and Parenting as Medicine

Published by Sahaji Rablin
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March 16 2016

“Meditation and Parenting as Medicine” was written by Jaya Kula student Sahaji 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… Read More

Death, Community and Continuity

Published by Matridarshana Lamb
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October 14 2015

I’ve been holding onto the idea that death is not happening, or at least not for a long time yet—because I’m youngish, because I’m healthy, because I wear my seatbelt, because I eat organic food, and so on. Even today I caught myself beginning a sentence, “If I die….” Read More

Entering the Bardo of Death

Published by Ambika
December 9 2014

My sister died last month. She was diagnosed with breast cancer about five years ago. Last summer it metastasized to her liver. She lived another 15 months with Stage IV cancer. Read More

Ditching the High Horse

Published by Matridarshana Lamb
September 18 2014

This was the moment when I realized that people are free to do whatever the fuck they want. There’s no script. You can have two lovers at once! You can train fleas to do trapeze! You can live in an underground bunker and eat canned beans! The playing field is wide open. Wide. Open. Read More


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