“I think art should be accessible. I hope that when someone sees my drawings they say, ‘Oh, I could do that.'”
Dictating his diary was, for Warhol, a repetitive act of reflection.
“A ritual is something we activate because there is awareness behind the action.”
When the world falls in around you, you have pieces to pick up,
something to hold in your hands, like ticket stubs or change.
Sky Ting founders on how to use yoga to cultivate a more joyous and connected life.
A helpful reframing from Nayyirah Waheed.
“The only person that matters is the version of you in the present moment, in your present body, doing whatever it is you’re capable of doing as best as you can.”
There is a need for both effort and grace on the spiritual path.
An interview with textile artist, Hiroko Takeda, on her favorite Japanese rituals and the esoteric nature of her work.
“I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive.”
“Pain and suffering can act as fulcrums that pull us out of the quicksand of our preexisting patterns.”
Nature’s first green is gold
“The small and the large, the visible and the invisible—it’s all one delicate network of interconnectedness.”
B.K.S. Iyengar on yoga’s capacity to unite us with the present.
This ritual object was born from a personal search for a meditation timer that was as beautiful as it is functional, and most importantly, analog.
Trataka is a meditation technique that uses the sense of sight to still the mind.
“It’s important to remember that life isn’t trying to keep us down, it’s just showing us how we see.”
One of our favorite poems by Hafiz that we read at almost every moon ceremony.
“It’s an open-minded approach, like that of a child, where I simultaneously recognize that I don’t know everything yet, but also have everything I need.”
The only prayer you’ll ever need according to Ekhart Tolle.
“I started exploring every facet of healing: Reiki, readings, chakra cleansings—but it really came down to being still and forgiving myself.”
“Someone can have an insight, and rather than being lost, it can stay alive through ritual.” —Pema Chödrön
Yoko Ono’s self-soothing ritual from childhood.
The essence of all beings from Chandogya Upanishad
“Wabi-sabi is exactly about the delicate balance between the pleasure we get from things and the pleasure we get from freedom of things.”