When I tell friends that I went on a silent meditation retreat, 95 percent of them say they couldn’t handle not talking. Yet I quickly learned how enjoyable it is to eliminate the kinds of discussions that typically occupy our days. Here are 6 lessons I learned during my week of total silence.
Yogis worldwide will be celebrating the Summer Solstice and International Day of Yoga on June 21st. Here, we picked just 10 of the events and festivals around the globe that will be saluting the season and our practice this week.