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Fall Foliage
Bridge Over River
Wheat Field
Wandering Traveler
Helping Hand

Mario Caputo

Author, Musician,Coach

I began studying meditation in 1996. After carefully exploring zazen, vipassana, self-inquiry, the Prayer of the Heart--even living as a monk myself--I chose Kriya Yoga (Pranayama) for its track record, over two decades ago. Practitioners report feelings of peace, protection and empowerment right from the beginning-- I was deeply impressed by the number of master meditators employing this simple technique, celebrated Sages as diverse as Kabir, Christ, Yogananda, James J. Lynn, Daya Mata.  Having spent many thousands of hours in meditation, and having received Life Coaching and Spiritual Direction certification, I am eager, today, to share what I can, with the blessings of my Teachers (see blog below for letters of recommendation and central chapters from my books). Meditation has also proved to help get the creative juices flowing--please enjoy the songs and recordings below. Here's everything you need to begin or deepen your quest toward lasting freedom and wholeness. I bid you a hearty

View of Meditation Garden
Mountain Cliff Hiker


"Path presupposes distance...It makes me laugh to hear of a fish in water athirst."

Concentration-Based Approach

Empower Your Life

Bridge Over River

Meditation-Coaching Session

Guidance and Inspiration


"You are the light of the world and the salt of the earth."


Sat on the Rocks

"Affirm with me: 'I and my Father are One; He in me, and I in Him. Peace, bliss, omnipotence, reign in me--in the God in me.'" Paramahansa Yogananda, Meditation Master

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Crossing the River

My Coaching Story

I am a certified life coach, spiritual director and meditation instructor helping my clients achieve their personal, professional and spiritual goals through breath-work, affirmations and goal-setting. The essence of my work is to facilitate self-growth by helping you learn to trust the process, and your self.   I specialize in creating personalized plans and providing tools to guide you forward to achieve your desired goals. My rate is $50 per hour--and on a sliding scale. Please send me a text with some background about yourself, your hopes and your goals.  Namaste.