Creating Sacred Space

The idea of beginning a practice of meditation can be overwhelming for someone newly embarking on the journey. And though it’s an ancient practice it has only recently re-emerged into modern Western thought, making it’s way back into mainstream awareness along with the New Age movement circa 1970. That makes most of us Westerners childlike…

New York Open Center

  (22 East 30th St, New York, NY 10016) The New York Open Center was established in 1984 by a group of individuals intent on creating a space in which the growing spiritual community of New York could come together to learn, practice, teach and inspire on a variety of topics such as holistic health,…

Amma: The hugging Saint

Amma is a modern day saint, she is one of the foremost spiritual and humanitarian leaders of our time. Known as the hugging nun from India, she travels the world bringing healing and blessings where she goes. Amma started her life journey with humble beginnings, at age nine she was withdrawn from school to take…

Crystals In The Ancient World

  Since time immemorial crystals have played a sacred role in ceremony, worship, healing, protection, and in facilitating with the evolution of the soul. The ancient world used crystals to enhance emotional, physical, mental, and spiritual health; restoring balance to dis-ease manifesting as ailments in the mind-body-spirit connection. Crystal power was not only used on…

Stick, Stone & Bone

(113 Christopher St, New York, NY 10014) Stick Stone & Bone is a quaint little store in the West Village established in 1990 by two women with a mutual interest in crystals. Their intention was to serve their community by sharing the gifts of nature, spirit and the ancient wisdom passed down to them through…