We all find inspiration in different ways, that is why this collection of  poems, writings, daily practices, quotes and videos have been collated from many sources. Here, Mana staff, community, teachers and renown philosophers share their thoughts – in the words of Paul Smith “You can find inspiration in everything. If you can’t… look again.”

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1708, 2017

5 Ways to Simplify Today

By | August 17th, 2017|Categories: Resources, Teachings, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Living a life of simplicity can be a beautiful thing. But simplifying itself can seem like an overwhelming process. So I recommend simplicity in your simplifying. Instead of trying to simplify your whole life, tossing [...]

308, 2017

Maintaining Momentum After a Retreat

By | August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Practices, Resources, Teachings, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Maintaining Momentum After a Retreat

We all know what it feels like to finish a retreat on a high, charged with a buzz for life and feeling a sense of overall improvement in our state of being. Similarly many of us also know what it feels like to return home to our everyday lives and feel that buzz slowly drifting further and further away. So how do we harness the momentum that is activated during a retreat and take that energy and awareness into the choices we are living? […]

3107, 2017

Catching Your Breath

By | July 31st, 2017|Categories: Audio Retreats, Guided Meditation, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Catching Your Breath

This series of 10 Minute Meditations guided by Hedwig Bakker are an opportunity to experience a quality of wakefulness, of ‘being exactly where you are’ in every moment of life. Each month we will introduce a new episode for you to tune into or download. Read more about the series > […]

3007, 2017

Seeing Ourselves in Each Other

By | July 30th, 2017|Categories: Resources, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Seeing Ourselves in Each Other

We live in a time where we quickly put people in boxes. Maybe we have more in common than what we think?  This heart felt 3 minute video was created by the Denmark government, it [...]

2907, 2017

I want to be Ready

By | July 29th, 2017|Categories: Audio Retreats, Tara Choir, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on I want to be Ready

The exquisite Tara Sanctuary is home to Tara Choir, an a cappella group of passionate singers who practice harmony building through the healing power of sound, mindfulness and deep listening. Read More about Tara Choir > We invite you to close your eyes and be transported into this sacred resonance live at the Sanctuary. Wherever you are, retreat with us. […]

1207, 2017

Here and Now

By | July 12th, 2017|Categories: Audio Retreats, Guided Meditation|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Here and Now

Kanya Stewart has been teaching yoga, with a spiritual perspective, for thirty-three years, and has been a practitioner of Insight Meditation since her first ten day silent retreat in 1984.  With the encouragement of her teacher, Sharda Rogell, she has been teaching meditation courses for the past eight years, with emphasis on the importance of embodiment and loving-kindness. Kanya has generously gifted us this short guided meditation (a snip-it from her 1 hour meditation CD) as way to gently call ourselves back to the present moment. […]