Educated but not Enlightened

In the search for happiness, direct experience surpasses knowledge from external sources by Leonard and Jenness Perlmutter There’s lots of pressure placed on both children and parents these days. Ask any exhausted parent. Kids now have schedules as dizzying as any corporate CEO’s. Why? Because the culture is constantly warning that unless a child is Read More

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Educated but not Enlightened

In the search for happiness, direct experience surpasses knowledge from external sources There’s lots of pressure placed on both children and parents these days. Ask any exhausted parent. Kids now have schedules as dizzying as any corporate CEO’s. Why? Because the culture is constantly warning that unless a child is well-rounded and accepted by a Read More

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Ahimsa is the Golden Rule

Ahimsa is the Golden Rule

“Knoedler & Company,” Oil on Mahogany Panel, 24 by 30 inches © Jenness Cortez Perlmutter Ahimsa is the highest precept of yoga science. It is the first of the yamas and niyamas–constructive observances and disciplines codified in Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras. Ahimsa means non-violence or non-harming, and it is the guiding yogic principle underlying every successful Read More

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Essential Message of the Gita

Without question, these are the times that try the soul. Certainly each of us must deal with occasional traumas like illness, the loss of loved ones and financial reverses, but recently all of us have been bombarded by an onslaught of momentous circumstances. Consider the crises we’ve lived through in recent years: the shock and Read More

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