Feeding Your Daemons (Part III) – with Art to the Heart of Contemporary Shaman

I was introduced to some elements of shamanic approach and heart practice through Tao Shiatsu. This was some 15 years ago by Alex Pereklita who went on to become a prominent figure in Canada’s Tao Shiatsu community. Tao Shiatsu, developed by … Continue reading Feeding Your Daemons (Part III) – with Art to the Heart of Contemporary Shaman

Abhyanga – an Exploratory Journey of Indian Massage Practices

Historical exploration–  where in the world is Abhyanga? The earliest instances of practicing Ayurvedic medicine in ancient Vedic texts areindicated around 4000 B.C (1). Medical historians provided substantial evidence about early Indian scholars carrying the Ayurveda to ancient China, via Tibet, attesting Ayurvedic … Continue reading Abhyanga – an Exploratory Journey of Indian Massage Practices

New Paradigm for Library Sustainability

The idea of “sustainability” has been invading information grounds rather frequently. Politically conscious citizens, interested in supporting “sustainable” commerce, finance,  art and government, have begun to operate in overlapping discourses of environmentalism, socio- political literacy and education. Literacy and education, although non-exclusively, are domains of libraries … Continue reading New Paradigm for Library Sustainability