When I was a kid I was terrible at making change. Playing Monopoly was dope right up until I had to collect rent on a baller block of condos, at […]
The Pope is coming! The pope is Coming! That’s right, ladies. Hold onto your panties. The pope everyone loves to love is coming to Gotham City this September. According to […]
What’s strange about this story is how much it resembles a previous story I wrote about three years back…. Today’s story as Gothamist tells it: “A 22-year-old Hell’s Kitchen resident […]
Brazilian Butt Lifts Huge in the NYC /// Beard Transplants for Hipsters an Actual Thing /// Who Says You Are Not the Body?
Spiritual people (especially of the Vaishnavaite variety) love to wax mystical about how “we are not the body.” It’s a fairly simple concept which basically states that “you” exist apart […]
Everyone’s favorite stateside sadhu, Bhagavan Das, is making his way to David and Sharon‘s Jivamukti Yoga this Saturday, July 30th to drown all those in kirtan attendance in slightly Left […]
Break out the brew. Fire up the grill. ‘Cause guess who’s gonna be on the ones and twos this Fourth of July weekend? You got it: Mata Amritanandamayi Devi. Or, to those who love her, Ammachi. Or, to those who really love her, “Mother.” Known colloquially as the “hugging guru,” […]
Get ready, kids, ’cause the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints is making their way over to our super “secular” city to promote some multi-culti religious fun. According to the LDS Newsroom, the organization began it’s “I’m a Mormon” campaign here in the city just last week. Looks like […]
Not New York has started hearing from a number of wee lil’ birdies about a yoga-inspired Reality TV Show that’s in the works. Here’s what I kinda don’t totally know for sure but can add to the rumor mill’s soon to be well-kindled fire: Possibility No. 1 The reality TV […]
Behold, as my odes, manifold on your rhymes Two MC’s can’t occupy the same space at the same time. It’s against the laws of Physics. —The Fugees, Lauren Hill at her most i-rific Look whose weekend just got awesome. Yours did! I mean seriously, is New York Town ready for […]
We’re going to be sharing a great deal more on this gem of a temple, but wanted to first share this gem of a video. Gems for everyone!
Using the internet to learn about real live human beings can take you and your mind only so far. If you want to actually learn something, at some point you need to hit the concrete and start knocking on some doors. Before I did that, however, I needed to make […]
It’s pretty slim pickin’s when it comes to New York City travel books catering to the spiritually inclined. With the exception of Mitch Horowitz’s Occult America, which has quite a bit of information on turn-of-the-century mystic happenings just north of the city, there’s not much out there when you’re looking […]
Are you: Currently living in NYC? Interested in esoteric spiritual stuff? Able to go out and report on events, happenings, ceremonies, rituals, and book burnings once in a while? Able to write personally about your experiences at events, happenings, ceremonies, rituals, and book burnings once in a while? NOT NEW […]
Finding places where people gather to worship Kali–the aspect of God that, among other things, severs your head–is not necessarily an easy task. While there’s nothing particularly secretive about Kali worship, diaspora communities who take Kali as their primary deity–the people you want to meet–aren’t necessarily interested in proselytizing to […]
There’s so much a person could talk about when it comes to the Hare Krishna movement, ISKCON, and Vaishnavism in general, however, one things stands out: Hare Krishnas love you loving Krishna loving you loving Love. It’s not every day a person comes across a religious or spiritual tradition that […]