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Yoginâm’s Magic Harp

Yoginâm ‘s Magic Harp According to Yoginâm, people suffer from false identities: they say “I am a Muslim” or “I am a Christian” or “I am an Atheist” or “I am a Buddhist” but also “I am a feminist” or “I am socialist” or “I am gay” or “I am a liberal” or “I am […]


~ A text by Yoginâm Frédéric Antonious ~   People generally assume that self-analysis is a kind of psychotherapy that one applies to oneself. This is a very limited view and it demonstrates ignorance about the true state of what it means to be transcendental. Sheikh Ahmadinejad al-‘Alawî, a Sufi mystic of the 20th century, […]

The Yoga of Nâm

~ A text by Yoginâm Frédéric Antonious ~ The Yoga of Nâm is the endeavour to live in Attunement to Nâm Nâm is the unknowable whole, one-ness, multi-ness, all-embracing-ness, before it is turned into, or conceived of as: a god, a pantheon of gods, a revelation, an ideology, a law, a concept or an ideal. […]

Becoming a Carrier of Nâm

~ a text by Irma ten Brink ~ Some say the present age is called the Kali Yuga, an age of destruction, an age which ancient seers have predicted. When we look around us this could very well be the case however this being true or not is not very relevant. What is more relevant […]

Why a Fasting Retreat

~ A text by Irma ten Brink ~ This morning somebody came to me with the remark: “people often say ‘you must listen to your body’ but this is nonsense!”. In a way she is right. Life takes care of you by itself, in the Yoga of Nâm we call this Asha, the natural flow […]

When you die

~ A text by Yoginâm Frédéric Antonious ~ Heart stands at the crossroads of horizontal experience and vertical awareness. There is where it all happens. Heart is the you that you are. This Heart is either totally absorbed by the experience on the horizontal level in the dimensions of Body, Mind, Soul and Spirit, or […]

Becoming Vegan

~ A text by Irma ten Brink ~ The Asharum has now been cooking vegan for more than two years. Time to look back! We became vegan quite suddenly and it was an inspirational boost. We dived into it, looking for recipes and how to transform our meals into vegan meals since especially our breakfast […]

Dealing with Death

~ A text by Yoginâm Frédéric Antonious ~ Death is always the natural end to living Whenever it happens and in whatever way Dying is distinct from the circumstances of dying That is why the sufi’s can advise you To learn to die before you die because Then you will not die when you die From […]

Selective Silence

~ A text by Yoginâm Frédéric Antonious ~ Listening to music in a hall, together with other people, is a very different experience than listening to the same music at home. This is not because of the auditive quality of the music, because recordings may have a better quality than a live concert. Something else is […]