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4 Sacred Trees of Nepal

4 Sacred Trees of Nepal

Do you know the 4 sacred trees of Nepal? In a country of ancient spirituality and rich greenery, it’s no surprise that the two have combined. Here in the land of the Himalayas you’ll find the most sacred trees in Hinduism, and in the world. […]

Day 2: Deeper into the Himalayan Jungle

Day 2: Deeper into the Himalayan Jungle

On the second day of our pilgrimage to Khopra Danda, we learn to worship the sun and commune with Mother Nature, nourishing our souls with the silence of the jungle and the inspiration of a yogi who lives alone there.

5 Top Spiritual Places to Visit in Nepal

5 Top Spiritual Places to Visit in Nepal

The Himalayas are known for being one of the most mystical destinations in the world, but what are the top spiritual places to visit in Nepal? We’ve selected 5 of our favourite spiritual sites in Nepal so you can plan your annual pilgrimage to the […]

5 Must Visit Holy Lakes of Nepal’s Annapurna Region

5 Must Visit Holy Lakes of Nepal’s Annapurna Region

These holy lakes of Nepal’s Annapurna Region are some of the most beautiful in the world and make an incredible destination for trekking and pilgrimages, but they’re no ordinary lakes. These are Nepal’s holy lakes with high spiritual energy and command special meditation on their […]

The Amazing Secret of Ashoka Trees

The Amazing Secret of Ashoka Trees

In the sacred text, the Ramayana, the Ashoka tree is mentioned to have a special power. That power is stress reduction! Sita is said to have meditated under an Ashoka, making them famous for their calming energy. What is an Ashoka Tree? The Ashoka tree […]

The Spiritual Significance of Varanasi

The Spiritual Significance of Varanasi

Words by Kave Sharma. Photos by Ellie Pierpoint. Varanasi is one of the most popular places to visit in India for its spiritual importance, historical architecture, temples, sadhus, tantric practitioners and the holy river Ganges, in fact, you could say that Varanasi is the heart […]

Trekking to Chamunda | Vlog 02

Trekking to Chamunda | Vlog 02

One of the most beautiful and challenging treks in India – Chamunda Hill Trek in Himachal Pradesh. We pass through gorgeous forest with views for miles, finally getting lost in the fog before we reach our destination: Chamunda Devi Temple. As followers of Kali, we […]

The Powerful Symbolism of Lord Shiva

The Powerful Symbolism of Lord Shiva

Have you ever wondered what all the symbolism of Shiva meant? Maybe you’ve felt drawn to Lord Shiva’s powerful energy but not sure why? As the father of yoga and a strong symbol of masculinity, consciousness and transformation, Shiva is celebrated around the world, so […]

7 Magical Reasons to Visit Nepal

7 Magical Reasons to Visit Nepal

Whether it’s a trekking tour or a meditation retreat in Nepal, you’ll find lifechanging magic abounds in this mystical mountain region. There are so many places to visit in Nepal, combining breath-taking landscapes with deep spirituality, something you can’t always find at your average yoga […]

Shakti Power: Hinduism’s 3 Goddesses

Shakti Power: Hinduism’s 3 Goddesses

Alongside Hinduism’s trinity of Gods, we have the Goddesses who rule beside them – they say that behind every great man is a great woman! These leading ladies have a number of other incarnations and names, but for now let’s learn the basics. Who are […]

The Mystery of Kalimath

The Mystery of Kalimath

Not many people have even heard of Kalimath, let alone visited there, but it happens to be one of my favourite places in India for its seriously strong spiritual energy, mysterious trekking routes and happy, positive vibes. Where is Kalimath? Kalimath is situated in Rudraprayag, […]

10 Magical Things to Do in Haridwar

10 Magical Things to Do in Haridwar

Looking for some of the best things to do in Haridwar? Look no further! Haridwar is one of India’s most holy cities, but it’s easy to get lost in the hustle and bustle without someone who knows their way around! For this reason, most people […]

The Mystery of 108

The Mystery of 108

What’s so important about the number 108? If you google 108 you’ll find tons of sources giving examples of 108 in science and religion, from the number of beads in a mala to the stairs up to a temple, from Hinduism to Buddhism, India and […]

Balancing the Sun and Moon

Balancing the Sun and Moon

Astrology, psychology, alchemy, hatha yoga. What do all these have in common? The path to enlightenment is paved with ambiguity. Even if we know what “enlightenment” is, do most of us really know how to get there? Sure, we’re told meditation, yoga and self-inquiry will […]

The Three Paths of Yoga

The Three Paths of Yoga

We are all on a journey, the journey towards inner peace, away from suffering. On this journey called life there are obviously many turns; ups and downs, challenges and lessons, but we keep going, overcoming circumstances and fighting for what we want. No matter which […]