Zikar is a contemplative practice from the Sufi tradition. It is often translated as remembrance. Through spoken or singing repetition of sacred phrases, combined with simple body movement oriented to the heart, one opens to remembering their true nature. The vibrational field created through chanting, along with orienting to the heart and its powerful energy field (the electric field is 60X and the magnetic field 5000X more powerful than the brain) help us move beyond our ego mind to…Continue
In celebration of Christmas I wanted to offer symbolic commentary on the Nativity scene which is such a powerful image in the Western psyche at this time of year. Let’s begin by looking at the image of the Nativity as if it were a dream.
If you’d like to make this a personal exploration you can start by drawing the Nativity. Remember to include the angels, animals, shepherds, the Magi, Mary and Joseph, all within the manger.
In the center of the Nativity image…Continue