by charlotte teunissen,

from the print magazine...

reading room
on the frontlines of social change, the strongest weapon is the written word: a profile of John Wood & Room to Read

the desikachars
father & son, teacher & student Ė TKV & Kausthub Desikachar dialogue on the importance of commitment, teaching in the West & how Patanjali never needed to patent his yoga Ö

the art of intuitive reading
sparrow wrests the great books from the hands of intellectuals with a No. 2 pencil

the new ABCs
learning awareness, balance, compassion & clarity in the classroom

mystics in the making
carol lee flinders talks about the four women in her new book & how the compassionate work they are doing may be the next step in human evolution

itís a false world after all
felix king takes pilgrimages to Tibet & Disney World & faces his fears on Space Mountain

awaiting the dragon-godís foot-stomping thresher
grimacing, crouching, crying, screaming, flying ashtrays & other dance moves in butoh

from the archives: swami radha
qualified to learn

from the desk of swami radhananda
learning to teach, teaching to learn

hidden language hatha yoga: swami lalitananda
the tree: vriksasana

kuanyin's kitchen
chana pulao - spiced rice and chickpeas with mango chutney

books & music

web exclusives...

Finding Balance

Simon Reader reviews a performance by Butoh group Sankai Juku, and seeks balance.

The Path of Yoga

Andrea Rollefson reports from the Omega Institute's Path of Yoga Conference.

Listening to Learn

Scott W. Gray attends the World Religions After September 11th conference and learns to listen.

favourite parables

some friends of ascent talk about their favourite parables

shaking table, spilling water

a video poem on appreciating unstable beauty.

how to build a yoga class from scratch

Clay artist Charlotte Teunissen documents the process by which she created this issue's amazing cover.

desikachar dialogue

T.K.V. & Kausthub Desikachar in conversation with Anurag Dhir

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