Music, Awakening and A Little Divine Madness

by Octavio Salvado. I’m not sure when we stopped singing in circles or why we moved away from celebrating music for its potential to purify our minds. The ancients knew about it – the pure power of sound. They believed that beyond the Maya – the illusion of matter, everything was sound, even ourselves. After … Continue reading “Music, Awakening and A Little Divine Madness”

Principles of The Practice

by Octavio Salvado. Life certainly looks complicated, just as physical reality certainly looks physical. In both cases however, subscribing to these ideas simply indicates that Maya has you by the balls. From the vantage point of Yoga, Maya is the concealing force that covers the truth of the way things are with an illusory veil. We don’t like to … Continue reading “Principles of The Practice”