Archives of Mudras

Musing about Change

Do you like archetypes and symbols? I like them so much I long to live their stories as the unfolding of the everyday. My “new years” begins on the last day of December and ends a month or so later on Chinese New Year. This extended new years feels more inclusive and diverse, but also […]

Putting Power Back into Peace

Peace is a pretty wornout and tattered word.  It’s been used to convey empty sentimentality, sell soft drinks and lull victimized people into not standing up for their rights. For some of us, the word has probably lost its vibration, meaning we hear the word, know what it means, but our emotions are not stirred. I’ll spare you the […]

Mudra Card Deck

One of several stories that can be called “The Greening of my Mudra Card Deck” is not about the cards at all, but the packaging of the cards. You think packaging sounds BORING? Okay, so did I a few weeks ago. Today, I feel as if I’ve graduated from “Green Packaging University”. I haven’t lost […]

Listening to the Body: A Meditation

Listening to the Body is an Art. The body is capable of speaking very loud. The body can yell in ALL CAPS. But, it’s also quite secretive and subtle. In fact, a healthy body has little need for alarm bells and rarely has to yell. A healthy body prefers to speak softly, in an esoteric language, […]

Mudra Flow – Ground for Meditation

  I’m sending a little mudra action your way. I call it “Mudra Flow” because it’s a sequence of hand postures you flow through just like you would with whole-body yoga postures. You can do this flow anytime, but I’m imagining it as a way to ground you before, during and after meditation practice. I hope you […]