What is Craving? How My Dreams & Research Led Me to a Profound Message About Awareness

By Trina Otero om ajnana-timirandhasya jnananjana-salakaya caksur unmilitam yena tasmai sri-gurave namah [I was born in the darkest ignorance, and my spiritual master opened my eyes with the torch of knowledge. I offer my respectful obeisances unto him.] "The Noble Truth of the Origin of Suffering is craving. We need to point out that this word … Continue reading What is Craving? How My Dreams & Research Led Me to a Profound Message About Awareness

Do You Know Why You Do What You Do?

By Trina Otero Have you ever asked yourself "why" you do something? Have you asked yourself what is your reason for dating often, volunteering at organizations, working out five days a week, etc? A great way to find the True Intention behind every action you do for yourself [and others] and what you say to … Continue reading Do You Know Why You Do What You Do?

No One is Perfect (Yet)

I remember watching a talk show about two years ago - the host was interviewing a woman who had been held captive, along with others, in a country outside the US. The talk show host said she had heard the woman had become "savage-like" during her forced stay. I remember the look on the woman's … Continue reading No One is Perfect (Yet)

In Silence

My Indian brother complained today that he is the "silent type" after I expressed how excited I am to see him [when I visit him next year]. Destiny brought us to reunite in this life - I am so glad to have him as an amazing friend and "brother," and I know him so well … Continue reading In Silence