Meditation

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Harmonising Your Sacral Chakra

“I am a sensory being full of creative potential. I embrace life with passion & enjoy plunging in joy and happiness. My senses are alive, aware and connected.” ~ an affirmation reads Sacral chakra or Swadhisthana chakra is the sensuality centre of the body, a hub of creativity, emotions, passion, pleasure and giving & receiving acts. It is responsible for the existence of our individual co... »

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30 Minute Yoga & Meditation to Balance the Root Chakra

“May be you are searching in the branches, for what appears only in the roots” – Rumi The most instinctual of all chakras, the root chakra or Muladhara is your survival center. It is the foundation of our existence, power house, keeper of past memories and the controller of life force. Your fight-or-flight response is initiated from this chakra. Muladhara Chakra is associated with the element eart... »

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Doshas – The Connecting Link Between Five Elements of Nature & Our Body

Ayurveda or “the science of life” recognises that a balanced living is an integration of our environment, body, mind and spirit. We are all part of nature. According to Ayurveda, our inner and outer environment is governed by three fundamental energies or doshas. The three doshas are known as Vata (Wind), Pitta (Fire), and Kapha (Earth) – these primary forces are responsible for the characte... »

Creating your own Peaceful Warriors: The Basic Ingredients of Meditation for Kids

Creating your own Peaceful Warriors: The Basic Ingredients of Meditation for Kids

“Breathing in, I know the anger is in me. Breathing out, I will take good care of my anger.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh, ‘Is Nothing Something’. As a society we are becoming increasingly familiar with the agreement that meditation is as beneficial to children as it is to adults, bringing about greater degrees of relaxation and self-reflection from an early age. But the kind of meditation we might use when ... »

Horizons: A Bridge Between Heaven and Earth

Horizons: A Bridge Between Heaven and Earth

“When we look up, it widens our horizons. We see what a little speck we are in the universe, so insignificant, and we all take ourselves so seriously, but in the sky, there are no boundaries. No differences of caste or religion or race.” ~ Julia Gregson Ever felt so crushed and weighed down by an unknowable feeling of depression or as if your head were so stuffed with so many flies buzzing about u... »

Tap into the Real Power of Breath

Tap into the Real Power of Breath

While we are in the womb, we receive oxygen from the placenta & umbilical cord. But the moment we are born, we are on our own. Our body is in a panic state, we gasp for air, and we cry. The lungs fill up with oxygen for the first time & we embark on a new journey. The significance of the very first breath is beyond comprehension. The ideal situation demands us to replicate the first breath... »

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An Introduction to Yoga and Meditation for Children

“If every 8 year old in the world is taught meditation, we will eliminate violence from the world within one generation.” -Dalai Lama As more adults understand and appreciate the benefits of yoga and meditation to combat mounting stress in daily lives, teaching children mindful practices too can go a long way in shaping their future. Teaching them yoga and meditation at a young age can help ... »

Unlock the Power of your Subconscious Mind

Unlock the Power of your Subconscious Mind

“Whatever we plant in our subconscious mind and nourish with repetition and emotion will one day become a reality.” ~ Earl Nightingale The subconscious mind is the store room with an unlimited capacity; all your memories, past experiences, deepest beliefs, everything that has ever happened to you is permanently stored. In simple terms, the subconscious is a part of you that is outside ... »

10 Buddha Mudras to Practice in Daily Life

10 Buddha Mudras to Practice in Daily Life

Mudras or hand gestures is a practice to improve your physical, mental and spiritual well-being. In the Vedic tradition, the fingers of the hand represent the five basic elements that make up the human body: air, fire, water, earth and ether. Based on this understanding, finger tips of living beings have many concentrated nerve root endings which act as free energy discharge points. On touching th... »

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Practicing Mindful Living

“Mindfulness is about love and loving life. When you cultivate this love, it gives you clarity and compassion for life, and your actions happen in accordance with that.” ~ Jon Kabat-Zinn Most of us find ourselves stuck in a routine where we wake up and sleep with the same thought at the back of our mind – work. The chaos of everyday routine has drifted us away from the very essence of ... »

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