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Excerpts from the work by David Crow

If the tranquil heaven of sages gone to bliss had a fragrance, it would be sandalwood. The scent of “chandan,” as it is called in Sanskrit, is said to be the auric perfume emitted by those whose minds have cooled the flames of worldly passions, who are free of all attachments and egoistic cravings, who have transcended all sufferings of impermanence and ephemeral transitory existence.… Read more

by David Crow

I woke to the voice of God speaking in the language of birds and bubbling fountains; a short time latter two small earthquakes shook the pillared riad where we were staying. Welcome to Fez, the place the Sufis call “the city of saints.”

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I lay listening to my heartbeat, a practice I do often; as always, the flow of the outer world dawned as its pulsating reflection.… Read more

by David Crow

Dear friends…
Many of you may know that I enjoy meditation practice, and find artistic and spiritual inspiration from contemplating our deep intimacy with nature’s elements. Many times in daily life, filled as it is with worldly responsibilities, I have wondered whether what I am doing is ultimately of any purpose and value, and whether I am on the right path or not; I know that I am not alone in such existential ponderings, nor or they anything new in human life.… Read more

This blog post is inspired by David Crow’s article, How To Use Essential Oils Effectively. Essential Oils are a potent form of plant medicine, so it is always best to use caution and educate yourself on safe essential oil use before using essential oils.

Below are the 6 Best Ways to Use Essential Oils for Health and Healing:

1) Inhalations

This application is simple and can be done just about anywhere.… Read more

Sometimes one finds the most incredible treasures in the most unexpected places. In this case, the treasure was off a highway running along the southern coast of Corsica, down a steep and rutted dirt road where cars could not pass without fear of being stranded at the bottom of the ravine, across a small creek, a moderate walk through the forest and then a stroll across an open plateau overlooking fields of helichrysum and beautiful valleys.… Read more