Entries by admin

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 […]

Self-analysis

~ A text by Yoginâm ~   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, said that […]

LivingNâm

~ A text by Yoginâm Frédéric Antonious ~ The LivingNâm 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. Nâm is […]

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 […]

An Encounter with Yoginâm

Because of the specific nature of such an encounter, which generally is not very well known in the Western tradition, clarification of a few concepts may be helpful for benefitting optimally from such an encounter. Mystic and Spiritual Master A mystic is somebody who expresses with his life a realisation of the essential nature of […]

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 ~ 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 happening. In […]

Method of the Nâm Retreat

~ A text by Yoginâm ~ Observing regular periods of silence can be very beneficial. The modern lifestyle with its flow of impulses often allows for little space to wind down. And yet such winding down is very important for the system. Without it the arranging and digesting of both the conscious and unconscious impulses […]