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Meet the Makers – Artisan Profile #2: Yala Mandala

Yala was the name given to Patan by the Newar people, the historical inhabitants of the Kathmandu Valley. Patan is also known as Lalitpur, which means city of fine arts. As the home and workplace of the Nepal’s most talented artists and artisans, we chose Patan as Kathmandu Yogi’s local hub of activity. On our […]

Meet the Makers – Artisan Profile #1: BIA (Bodhisattvas In Action) Foundation

Bodhisattva is a Sanskrit word referring to a person who has great compassion and resolves to work tirelessly for the good of others. On our recent journey to Nepal, we visited Bodhisattvas In Action (BIA) Foundation, an international nonprofit organization based in Nepal that seeks to improve the quality of life for the disabled, orphaned […]

[FLASH SALE] Get 50% OFF Meditation Cushions and Yoga Mat Bags

After three incredible weeks filled with inspiration from new collaborators, intensive design work with our artisans and soaking up the special energy of Kathmandu, we’re back and ready to share that magic with our Kathmandu Yogi network at home. The time spent in magic Kathmandu has been bittersweet. I was saddened by the visible destruction and suffering caused by the aftermath of the earthquakes. […]

Why Meditation Isn’t Just Another Wellness Trend

why meditation isn't just another wellness trend

First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win. Mahatma Gandhi Meditation, mindfulness, TM or whatever you want to label it is here to stay. So writes Margaret Abrams of the Observer. It seems like every day there is a new study coming out showing how meditation is […]

Buddhist Nun Speaks After 45 Years in Solitary Meditation Retreat [VIDEO]

Here is a wonderful clip from National Geographic’s Light At the Edge of the World. Matthieu Ricard speaks to a Tibetan nun after 45 years of a solitary meditation retreat. She has spent the past 45 years practicing meditation on Loving Kindness and Compassion for the benefit of all beings. She shines and open our heart. May […]

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