When we aren’t meditating or working, what are we doing? Too often we are focused on ego preferences – the food we like, the people we like, the movies we like or dislike. But moving one’s focus from ‘self’, to ‘service’ is fundamental to the deepening of enlightenment.
Why bother with spiritual practice? What is the point of it? In this video, Dharma Teachers Doug & Catherine Sensei explain why the purpose of spiritual practice is not about ‘fixing’ yourself or the world – its about asking a better question – what is human consciousness capable of?
Are you new to astrology? Astrology is a great awareness tool for greater freedom from habitual patterning. This video explains the three (or four) most important parts of your astrology chart. Learn how to get started, and what these important basics mean for you.
Key parts of your astrology chart for relationships In this video, Dharma Teacher Catherine Pawasarat Sensei shares some astrology tips for relationships. How can you use astrology to aid in your practice of Dharma and awakening? What are your styles of relating with your partner(s)? By becoming aware of key elements or patterns you can […]
Meditations from the Western spiritual traditions are creative and imaginative. In this video Doug Duncan and Catherine Pawasarat share about the Western Mysteries and why Star Group and Western meditations are so powerful.
Embarking on the Hero’s Journey Entering into the journey of self-exploration calls for a hero. In studying the Western Mysteries, this journey is called the hero’s journey. “To will, to know, to dare and to be silent”, therein lie the instructions for this particular path of waking up and going past yourself. It is not […]
Do you suffer from money worries? Learn how you can use basic Buddhist principles to conquer your money woes once and for all. It’s a solution you would never expect.
Feeding Positivity in a World of Negativity With all the negativity in our ‘crisis news network’ style culture, it can be hard to stay positive. If we’re eating a lot of negativity in the news, on social media, in entertainment, then that’s what we become. Luckily it’s in our human nature to magnetize to positivity, and […]
Want to live your most beautiful life? Dharma Teachers Doug & Catherine Sensei often talk about ‘becoming a work of art’. In this video, they explain what that means and the role of the six ‘paramis’ or perfections.
One of the things that drew me to Buddhism is also one of its most frustrating aspects. We are asked to look into each experience itself and see what it has to teach us. We aren’t supposed to just blindly follow the Buddha or living spiritual teachers. We are meant to investigate and live the […]