Want To Escape The Modern World? 9 ‘Utopias’ That Really Exist -
The idea of the “utopian” community has a long, storied history (and a largely unsuccessful one at that), from the fictional island dreamed up by Sir Thomas More to present-day attempts to build the perfect urban ecosystem. And even though the perfect society has eluded us, that hasn’t stopped people from trying. Virginia’s Satchidananda Ashram and the surrounding community is known as Yogaville, a space where people of diverse backgrounds have come together to live the yogic lifestyle… Read Full Article
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Are kids who meditate happier as adults?
Are they more compassionate and altruistic? Or, having been raised by somewhat “kooky” parents do they tend to be a little nutty themselves? Written with the idealism of a meditator pursuing a career in law, the following brief essay sheds light, in ways this prospective law student may not yet understand, on the divergent and often conflicting professional experiences of many adult meditators.
Here’s what Sam Alexander, who learned to meditate as a child, has to say…Read Full Article