By Dr. Raj In the west, Tantra has come to be mistakenly largely associated with sex because of repeated misinterpretation of its sensory embracing paradigm. Contrary to what many have come to believe in the west, Tantra doesn’t stand per se for sexual promiscuity, or permissiveness. In fact, for thousands of years in India, Tantra
My near death experience taught me about my mission in life, which is to help people heal there pain and trauma through consciousness based healing and find a path to joy and celebration. This requires healing diseases of soul- pain, depression and addictions. The medicine prescribed for this healing consists of compassion, loving-kindness, gratitude, forgiveness, and living in service.
Nowadays, the Indian Sanskrit words “karma,” “mantra,” “pundit,” “dosha,” and “chakra” are becoming very mainstream. There is one such word, however, that is not as well known—but needs to be. The word is “seva,” which in Sanskrit means “service.” Seva is not just any kind of service, but rather selfless service performed with a sense
I recently met a a very kind man, Dr Chuck Wall, a retired professor and our local motivational speaker. He has been on Oprah and invited by Presidents to the White House on several occasions. Out of his kindness, he is helping me improve my public speaking skills for free. He is blind but is
In May of 2012, I completed the Meditation Teacher Training program at the Chopra Center for Well-being in San Diego, certifying me to teach Primordial Sound Meditation. While at the world-renowned center, I got to listen to Deepak Chopra, one of my role models. Somebody in audience asked him: ’Deepak why did you start to
While near-death experiences are typically recounted as pleasant and uplifting: visions of pure light, verdant landscapes and dazzlingly clear skies, accompanied by an overwhelming sense of bliss — not everyone has a pleasant or loving near-death episode. Less reported are the accounts of nightmarish and painfully hellish experiences: terrifying deities, gruesome apparitions, and painful torture.