Review of Yoga for Artists, by Joel Adas

I truly enjoyed reading Yoga for Artists. As a painter who has practiced yoga in the past, it spoke to me on many levels. With an economy of words and simple but eloquent illustrations, Peter Ferko outlined what a thoughtful, individualized yoga practice might be. The fact that it is more than a workout or [continue reading …]

The Genius of Leonard Cohen, In an Email

“I wanted to stand with those who clearly see G-d’s holy broken world for what it is, and still find the courage or the heart to praise it. You don’t always get what you want. You’re not always up for the challenge. But in this case — it was given to me. For which I [continue reading …]

Post-Election Yoga

Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. These are the five stages of grief, using one commonly cited psychological model.

It’s no secret that I would be disappointed with the outcome of the 2016 election. I have been mindful, this post-election morning, of those five stages cycling through my head, heart, and body.

I know [continue reading …]

MonoNeon

I just discovered this bass player-slash-conceptual artist. Where have I been?!?! I adore the pairing with the tabla rhythms from Manjunath. Wow. The final moments of the video show MonoNeon’s art manifesto. Good stuff.

 

Newsletter June 9,2016

See my latest missive for lots of fun!

Newsletter

 

It all boils down to this

We tend to get very complicated. We live in the era of specialization. We think in terms of expertise. This kind of thinking tempts us to hope that there’s a special, expert, complicated magic bullet that will bring us what we want. And there are a lot of people who offer to sell us such [continue reading …]

A Giveaway!

Goodreads Book Giveaway Incarnation by Peter Ferko

Giveaway ends June 14, 2016.

See the giveaway details at Goodreads.

Enter Giveaway

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The first reviews of Incarnation are in!

I was excited to get some initial feedback from readers. You can get your copy here or wherever you buy e-books!

“I laughed out loud … I teared up … It’s just great”

“The language sparkles in that section …”

“… readable and though provoking.”

Quote from the Kularnava Tantra

From the Kularnava Tantra, as translated by Arthur Avalon.

Yoga is the main process. The Tantra seeks to weave it into every detail of life, give a different meaning to each of man’s activities by making all of them means for the effectuation and expression of the inner yoga of progression from the human into [continue reading …]

Incarnation (another sneak preview)

Here’s another little taste of my upcoming book (which is being copy edited as we speak!). Enjoy:

~ India, 1988 ~

A seventeen-year-old with a shock of black hair sat with his schoolmates in the sun facing his guru. The Indian sun beat down on the boys, and they shifted restlessly on their [continue reading …]

 

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