Ep. 66 - The Path of the Urban Mystic with Darren Main

Darren Main is a yoga teacher and author currently living in San Francisco. He has written largely about Eastern spirituality for a more modern and Western audience. Main is best known for his second book, Yoga and the Path of the Urban Mystic. In this conversation we discuss how Darren found yoga, the spiritual metaphor in The Wizard of Oz, religion and mythology, mysticism, the ethics of yoga marketing and holding space for students, and much more. Find more from Darren at https://darrenmain.com/

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I’ve learned to see life challenges as yoga poses: Opportunities to grow and open, to witness and be in presence, and to sit in compassion with myself.
— Darren Main