Gion Festival: Exploring Its Mysteries

Gion Festival: Exploring Its Mysteries

By on July 30th, 2020

Exploring the Mysteries of the Gion Festival Catherine Pawasarat Sensei is the author of a new book – The Gion Festival: Exploring Its Mysteries. We interviewed her about the festival’s ancient spiritual roots, her love for the community that surrounds it...
Conscious Living through Awareness of Death

Conscious Living through Awareness of Death

By on June 5th, 2020

Some spiritual traditions––including the one I’ve practiced for over 20 years––include practices that regularly remind us of death, and how to prepare for death. Such reminders help us keep in mind how precious this life is. They help us to stay in the present...