Category Archives: Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar: Yoga

My Current Read is reviewing the Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar by Jeffrey Armstrong.  To encourage a more profound spiritual connection, Armstrong says this will involve engaging in paradox.

In the Vedic tradition, there are six darshans, or ways of viewing the truth,  that are taught in the six schools of Vedic philosophy.  These schools are: Continue reading

Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar: The Divine Masculine and Feminine

My Current Read is reviewing the Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar by Jeffrey Armstrong.  With our lives acutely out of balance, incorporating the teachings of the Vedic and Indigenous Cultures into our Western driven values could bring the needed harmony for a healthier and more peaceful existence.   Of particular concern to Armstrong is the lack of balance between masculine and feminine energy.  Due to the dominant power of the masculine, the feminine has been devalued and objectified. Continue reading

Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar: Transcendental Nature

My Current Read is reviewing the Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar by Jeffrey Armstrong.  Armstrong reveals how many of the teachings of the Vedic and Indigenous Cultures are illustrated by Cameron’s film, Avatar.

Like many of you, I have been studying metaphysics for more than a decade.  I continuously explore what this means to me and make changes in my life and beliefs as I am ready.  However, I have not always known the origin of these teachings- I just knew they felt right to me.  As I read Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar, I recognize many of the beliefs by which I have come to live.  Armstrong reports that these lessons were written in the Vedic records thousands of years ago.  And, Avatars have incarnated to demonstrate these teachings to help us live in harmony with Mata Bhumi.  Continue reading

Spiritual Teachings of the Avatar

My apologies for taking so long to start the next book of My Current Read, but I have been swamped with all the challenges involved in purchasing a new home and moving.  To add to this enormous task, my day job has just initiated some major changes which have resulted in additional responsibilities.  I was overwhelmed for a time, but I am back on track now.

So, let’s get started. Continue reading