Mark Whitwell

Mark Whitwell is the author of Yoga of Heart: The Healing Power of Intimate Connection and editor and contributor to T.K.V. Desikachar’s The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice. He teaches and lectures on five continents.

Books by this Author

The Promise of Love, Sex, and Intimacy

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Stop looking. Start living.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. "Imagine" & "Mother" by John Lennon, "A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall" & "Love Minus Zero" by Bob Dylan, "One" by U2, Anything by Vikash & Prabash the Indian sitar masters, "Saraswati Mata" by Daphne Tse (Can I have more than 5? It's too hard to choose!)

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. I have empathy for all beings. I love people, and I see their beauty even when they don't see it themselves.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. Sincere questioning. Openness with acceptance that everything is as it should be. Personal responsibility.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Perfect happiness is Life functioning as its unrestricted, unqualified, natural state.  Happiness lies in totally digesting our experiences, not reacting to them.

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