Category Archives: Creativity

The Awakening, Poem by James Weldon Johnson

I dreamed that I was a rose
That grew beside a lonely way,
Close by a path none ever chose,
And there I lingered day by day.

Poem by Louise Hay

As part of the New Year’s Celebration, it is empowering to read and absorb this affirmation in poem form by Louise Hay from her book, You Can Heal Your Life.

Poem by Sufi Master Farid ud Din Attar

‘The whole world is a marketplace for Love,

Poem by Sufi Master Hafiz

‘It happens all the time in heaven,
And some day
It will begin to happen
Again on earth –

Poem/Song: Let Love Reign

This is a song from the Album ONE by Kevin James. I met Kevin in the Angsbacka Community in Sweden where he and his band were taking care of providing music for the Festival there.

Devadasi’s Bardo Poem

On 21st January 2017 my mother, Devadasi died. She was 99 years old. I did 10 days of Bardo meditations for her, to support her through her ‘after death journey’. On the last day of the Bardo meditations,

An Early Poem by Osho

My dear friend Keerti sent me this unexpected delight, an early poem by Osho, which I have never come across before, published in a book by Rati Sett called Thy Will Be Done.

Poem of the Month: Zen Master Hakuin

This is a discourse given by the enlightened Zen Master, Hakuin. Give yourself the sublime gift of reading it as ultimate poetry. If you would like Osho’s commentaries on it, this is to be found in his book, This Very Body The Buddha

Poem of the Month -Elfin Lover by Sarita

You with the magic wand of light

You with the elfin smile

Maybe you would like to rest awhile

Poem of the month: Self-Healing in the Night

My sister Madhuri was born with a gift for writing poetry. Her mystical and healing journey, as seen through the eyes of a poet, inspires, awakens and calls us out to be who we truly are. I love this one,

Poem : I Sing the Body Electric by Walt Whitman

“All attitudes, all the shapeliness, all the belongings of my or your body or of any one’s body, male or female,
The lung-sponges, the stomach-sac, the bowels sweet and clean,
The brain

Poem of the Month: Pyasa Neko Siff

With you I choose to grow

And go higher

To stoke the fire

Poem: Chief Seattle

Chief Seattle (Native American)

All things are connected.
Whatever befalls the Earth
Befalls the sons of the earth

Cast All Your Votes for Dancing

This is one of my favorite poems by one of my favorite poets, the Sufi Mystic Hafiz.

I know the voice of depression

Poem: Song of Songs

The following poem is from The Song of Songs (the one section of the Bible which lights my fire!).

Poem: Men Rolling Naked in the Snow

This is a poem / song I wrote to describe a glorious experience during the Tantra Level 6 for couples in Poland.

On a snow filled day
Clear and bright

Creativity: Timeless Poetry from Japan

This poem was written by Ono No Komachi from the Japanese Imperial Heian Court somewhere between 795 –1,185. What makes a poem special is when it is timeless, appealing directly to eternal human values. Here is such a poem, as alive now as it was when it was written.

Poem of The Month


That illumined

Reaching the Essence

On the other shore
Of the ocean
Of one’s own self

Quivers a drop of fluid
As the origin of all
But who can cross the seas
To reach it?

Mocktail Beer

Mocktail Ginger Beer

From The Bohemian Masala Art Café
Varkala Beach, North Cliff
Varkala, Kerala

At the time of writing I am in Varkala, Kerala and came across this wonderful organic café, which serves traditional Kerala cuisine.