photo by will lew,

from the print magazine...

divine intoxication
the mystic poet Rumi finds his true voice through the bliss of love

surviving happiness
can happiness be a gross national product? the myth & reality of “progress” in Bhutan

second hand bliss
a used bookstore clerk watches the right book find the right person

from Sangan River House
unpublished poems by Susan Musgrave

everyday contentment
Eileen Delehanty Pearkes digs through piles of laundry & learns a lesson in samtosa: accepting what happens 

a community for living
Hilary Keever profiles San Patrignano, an Italian drug rehabilitation centre where work & recovery are the building blocks of sustainable living.

everything is magic
Singer / songwriters Charalambides discuss the struggle & the bliss of making music. 

between land & sea
While sailing across the Pacific Ocean, Adriana Attento learns to navigate emptiness.

from the archives: swami radha
mantra, vibration & transformation

from the desk of swami radhananda
the promise of bliss

hidden language hatha yoga: swami lalitananda
the corpse : shavasana

kuanyin's kitchen
squash ravioli with sage-orange reduction

books & music

web exclusives...

chopping wood, fetching water part three & four

more inspiring stories of people living their truth and leading by example

ascent Inside - one year later

an update on ascent's subscriptions-to-prisoners program

luna allison tour diary number two - living in advance

more road stories from ascent contributor & spoken word artist Luna Allison

chopping wood, fetching water part one & two

inspiring stories of people living their truth and leading by example

luna allison tour diary number one - selective baggage

ascent contributor & spoken word artist Luna Allison goes on an eight city tour!

world religions after September 11 conference

video interviews with attendees of the world religions after september 11 conference

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