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Defying Gravity

Swami Beyondananda on how levity lifts us in unfunny times Note: Cosmic comic Swami Beyondananda, whose favorite yoga pose is tongue-in-cheek, is coming to Salt Lake City Tuesday, …

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Environmental Politics, Social Justice

Swami Beyondananda Speaks Out on Political Climate Change

“We have a deeply divided body politic in America. Half the people believe our system is broken. The other half believes it is fixed.” —Swami Beyondananda   Note: Cosmic comic …

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Mindfulness, Spirituality & Mysticism

Defying Gravity

Using levity to uplift in unfunny times. “The world is in serious condition largely due to our conditioning to be serious. Seriously.” —Swami Beyondananda If serious times have got …

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Swami’s State of the Universe: 2015

Greetings, Mirthlings! Welcome to the State of the Universe—which is, of course, everchanging, same as always. Here we are, once again, in the here and now, just like last year at …

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Notes from the Trail: For Whom the Whistle Blows

In these ‘beginning times,’ we can expect the lifting of veils and the blowing of whistles. These are times of revelation, and two things are getting revealed simultaneously: how o …

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Notes from the Trail: The Transpartisan Upwising Continues

by Steve Bhaerman People are waking up, left and right (well, at least right). I “treated” myself to a viewing of Inside Job last night, and never have I seen a more compelling exp …

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State of the Universe 2011

by Swami Beyondananda The shift has hit the fan…and all heaven has broken loose. You say, “Heaven?? Where the hell do you see heaven?”And yes, if you look at the news headlines f …

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Notes from the Trail: Stop pedaling

And ask yourself these three important questions.by Steve Bhaerman

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Notes from the Trail: The Dwight Stuff

by Steve Bhaerman Michael Moore tells us to listen to a Republican. While many of us have known for a long time that the American President takes orders from the military (actually …

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The Bucky Stops Here

by Steve Bhaerman Forget reality TV. We’ve got reality, a once-in-a-many-lifetimes hero’s journey with the entire species in the hero’s role. No matter how you look at it, these ar …

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Notes from the Trail: The oil spill and the blood spill

by Steve Bhaerman Same problem, same solution. There is nothing funny about oil hemorrhaging in the Gulf of Mexico, or blood flowing in the Mediterranean—just the sad joke that we …

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Ask the Swami: It’s time to fund a Healthy Caring System

Swami speaks out on the health care bill.by Swami Beyondananda

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Ask the Swami: Green and Bear It

Can going green get us out of the red and keep us in the pink?by Swami Beyondananda

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State of the Universe Address 2010

by Swami Beyondananda Wake up laughing, and wise up loving: The upwising has begun! Well, another 12-month episode of that long-running comedy of situations, “Universe Knows Best,” …

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Spontaneous Evolution

by Bruce Lipton and Steve Bhaerman Our positive future and a way to get there from here. If caterpillars can do it, why can’t we? We are in a world of crisis. From economic collaps …

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