Future Destinations for 2019

New Album by Guitar Aficionado David Barrett

Apple iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/album/the-mysticism-of-sound-and-music/1329811093 Spotify Music: I like records to be about something. Usually they have a theme, they feature an instrument, or a specific style of guitar music, either solo or with a trio, sometimes sparse, or often dense with dozens of overdubs. The Mysticism Of Sound And Music, is named after the influential book by Hazrat Inayat Khan, and …

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A GPS FOR YOUR SOUL

The quest for Mindfulness is hardly a new idea – it’s the foundation of the most ancient myths – but it’s certainly in the zeitgeist now. World affairs, natural disasters and a pervasive lack of good news have led to Time magazine coming out with a special edition entitled “Mindfulness” and before that, Newsweek published one on “Spirituality.” Roaming through …

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A Conversation with Guitar Virtuoso David Barrett and Cathleen Johnson, Co-founder, Buddha Travel

David Barrett is a Canadian-made composer and performer, specializing in redefining the boundaries of progressive rock and instrumental soundscapes. David Barrett Trio was formed in early 2010, when David began composing music for an instrumental power trio. David Barrett Trio’s self titled debut album, produced by Alex Lifeson (Rush), Alan Parsons (Pink Floyd), and Richard Chycki (Dream Theater), was released …

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Meet Lama Lhanang Rinpoche

On the Path of conscious living I found myself in Playa del Carmen, Mexico and there I met yogis, healers, masters, more then a few phoney new-agers, and many beautiful, spiritual and loving people. Among those I met was Lama Lhanang Rinpoche who taught me how to open my heart, and to forgive myself, to love myself, and most importantly, …

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What I learned from my Sun brother, Shaman Abuelo Antonio

How do you explain meeting a Maya Healer, Master, Shaman, Friend, who is a remarkable being and knowing, through the soothing, calming, and loving vibrational frequency of his energy, that we are all connected, that we may trust, and that he has been waiting for you. Abuelo Antonio communicates all this without even needing to say word, only through his …

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The Maya Ceremonies

By: Don Miguel Angel Opening the Ceremony The Maya were Masters of the Stars, always watching the marvelous movement in the Universe. The Maya Priests and Priestesses wanted to represent in their ceremonies the perfect motion of our Solar System, and for that purpose they used the symbol of the Five Cardinal Points, called “Quinqunce” or “Holy Cross”. In the …

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How I found my Path by Michael P Hallé

The Indigenous Masters have told me that we suffer the generational pain that is passed through our DNA from our Ancestors. As if life isn’t tough enough I thought, now I get to carry someone else’s baggage. We spend much of our lives struggling with our own demons as we live with anger, depression, abandonment issues, anxiety and more. We …

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The Eye of the Leopard

By Cathleen Johnson “When you look in the eye of a leopard or a jaguar it is an invitation to transport yourself to another frequency or dimension to be able to understand the mysteries of creation.” Miguel Angel Vergara, Maya scholar When I left my career as a full time travel marketer at Edelman about four years ago, I knew …

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How to Prepare for a Yucatán Adventure

Travel to the Yucatán peninsula of Mexico can and should be one of the most rewarding travel experiences you will ever have. However, good preparation will make your trip that much safer and more enjoyable. Review this checklist to make sure you have covered the most important elements of your preparation. The Basics Travel Documentation – A passport is necessary …

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Hacienda Viva -Sotuta de Peón Six Years Later

  by Eric & Holly Vengroff Six years ago, in 2011, my wife Holly and I visited the Yucatán peninsula of Mexico to do a tour of a number of sites, beach, resort, historic and cultural. We both came away amazed and impressed. My interest in Mexican travel had increased after an advertising campaign that I helped to arrange on …

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The Maya Sacred Cave Experience

  By Eric and Holly Vengroff Eight years of Hebrew school and two years of studying existentialist philosophers in university didn’t exactly prepare me to answer the BIG questions in life, such as the fundamental nature of reality and being and what it means in relation to the cosmos. Through numerous yoga and meditation sessions, even some self-hypnosis, it would …

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Mérida – The Cutural Capital of the Yucatán

Mérida is not only the capital and largest city of the Mexican state of Yucatán and the largest city of the Yucatán Peninsula, it was also recently named by CNN Money as the #1 Place to Retire Abroad in 2017. One reason could be that the American Capital of Culture organization also designated Merida as the American capital of culture. …

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The History and Mystery of the Cenote

One of the most unique experiences one can enjoy in Mexico, and particularly in the Yucatan, is to swim in one of the region’s many cenotes. A cenote (pronounced say-NO-tay) is a natural pit, or sinkhole, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath. While there are some of these natural wonders in other countries including Australia …

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Buddha Travel’s Campus – Sotuta de Peón

Buddha Travel is honored begin the Path to Conscious Living with our guests at Sotuta de Peon near Merida, Mexico, in 2018. We are offering at least four Buddha Travel Premium Retreats at this serene Hacienda Viva, where the energy is light yet intense, and the facilities are luxurious yet conducive to quiet introspection. The co-founders of Buddha Travel have …

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