Tara Brach: The Path of Spiritual Surrender, Part 2

[flute] Namaste and welcome. This class is part two of “The Path Of Surrender.” We had to skip a week due to me having to surrender to illness as sometimes happens. But so I am deeper in this path of surrender now to share with you all my revelations. And I thought I’d start with…

Astrophysics and Religion

You’d think, from a distance, that astrophysics and religion would have very little to say to each other. Astrophysicists care about the composition of planets, they tend to be fiercely rational, very uninterested in teaching us how to live and not ones to raise big moral questions. Religious types, for their part, are passionate about…

What Comes After Religion

Fewer and fewer people believe nowadays. It’s possible that in a generation, there simply won’t be religion across Europe and large sections of north America, Australia and Asia. That ‘s not necessarily a problem. But it’s worth thinking about why people made up religion in the first place and what we’re doing with the needs…

What Is the Point of Spirituality?

The word spirituality has a capacity to divide people like few others. For some, it’s an innately beautiful touchstone, the designator of a special kind of experience that is so valuable, it is best left reverentially unexplored and pure, lest one disturb its ethereal mysteries with the cold hand of reason. For others, it’s nonsensical…

Kim Kardashian West on Baby North and Kanye

Let’s talk about that precious baby of yours because that is the most beautiful child. I’ve just seen pictures, obviously. Thank you. Thank you. But she is beautiful and adorable. And what, is she talking? Is she walking? She is so sweet, and she’s so polite. She says please and thank you. And she nods…