We won’t bore you with a long story about cool nights at the ashram sipping chai by the puja. Here’s the recipe, plain and simple.
There is no panacea, no magical salve, no balm strong enough to heal the wounds you carry around […]
We hear a lot about surrender and letting go; notions that tend to set off our internal alarms. Surrender? Never! We’re hardwired to fight for our lives. Millions of years of human evolution based on the foremost principle of survival and someone asks you to just forget it? I don’t think so.
Fear is not your natural state of being. Fear is a by-product of your body-mind’s reaction to external stimuli. We wrongly identify with fear all the time when we say “I’m afraid.” Fear doesn’t define you. You experience it, but you are not it. You are something greater than fear, brighter than the sun itself.