The Meditation and Yoga Room and the Kindness Corner: Viola’s Library Project Plan

New Library Service and Space Plan by Viola The Meditation and Yoga Room and the Kindness Corner *** Overview Meditation and Yoga Space: Create a separate space (a room would be ideal so it can be quiet space), and a simple design can be used for the interior making it spacious and comfortable for one […]

Mata Amritanandamayi: The Hugging Saint as a Servant-Leader (with Lessons for LIS Professionals)

In the summer of 2011, I met Mata Amritanandamayi, also known as Amma, the “hugging saint” from India. I was completing my training as a Hatha Yoga instructor, and one of our teacher-training fieldtrips was a visit to Amma’s ashram in San Ramon, California. Amma was making one of her visits to California to give […]