“I Had a Bad Darshan Experience – Is Something Wrong With Me?”

Question: My question involves getting darshan from a saint, and I wondered if you could help me. I actually found the experience rather gross and detached, and I know that I have to look within myself to recognize what was so unpleasant for me. I think that I am upset with myself that I did not experience some sense of peacefulness from this meeting. Does the fact that I found the experience lacking in spiritual connection reflect that I have not yet made a connection with my higher Self?

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9/14/08: Join the Peace Intention Experiment

On September 14, 2008, this "Live Aid" of scientific experiments will test the power of group-mind to lower violence around the world.

Have you ever wondered if everyone sent a good thought for peace, could it actually work to restore peace in a war-torn area?

Lynne McTaggart, author of the best-selling book The Intention Experiment, is asking thousands of participants to join together, via The Intention Experiment website, on Sunday, September 14, for the first of a series of

What Is Your Perfect World?

What is your perfect world?

Aaron Ross, creator of PebbleStorm, asked this of the 40 people who came to his house last night to determine how they can make money through enjoyment. I was one of them, although my call to attend was to be reminded to integrate work and life. Not in the vein of doing laundry at the office, but in the sense of making sure that I bring my true personality to work and don’t beaugard my humor, strength and vulnerability for my private life.

DNC 2008: New Video Intents

I talked, Twittered and blogged about some of the people I met last week at the Democratic National Convention. Here’s a quick video tour of the minds and personalities I came across.

Arianna Huffington and the Huffington Post sponsored a wellness lounge with yoga, massage and vegan and organic snacks. It was a wonderful respite from the general agitation of the convention.