Meditation

Abhay mudra

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, wind, fire, mud, and water. Based on this understanding, finger tips of living beings have many concentrated nerve root endings which act as free energy discharge points. On touching the ... »

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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 ... »

raise-consciousness

11 Ways to Expand Your Consciousness

“It’s not the world that needs to change – it’s our consciousness we must raise” – Rasheed Ogunlaru To raise your consciousness gives you power to create a happier and fulfilling life. Its about opening yourself to newer possibilities, reconnecting with your inner self, embracing the divine within you and most importantly, free yourself from the pain and suffering that has ... »

Using Ancient Wisdom in Modern Times

Using Ancient Wisdom in Modern Times

“There was no need for a term like ‘magical thinking’ in the Golden Age of Man…there was only genuine everyday magic and mysticism. Children were not mocked or scolded in those days for singing to the rain or talking to the wind.” – Anthon St.Maarten The world we live in is driven by corporate profits, money, over-development, greed which has reduced us to mere commodities, drifting us... »

Karmym art

When a Way of Life Gives Birth to Art

‘Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.’ ~ Pablo Picasso Art is like visual affirmations that elevates consciousness and is a gateway to experience deeper realms. One such artist that caught our attention was Karmym (Markus Meier), a painter, yogi and traveler. His art integrates yoga asanas (postures), sacred geometry and various elements of eastern philosophy to cre... »

Happiness is Contagious

Zen and the Art of Unreasonable Happiness

“There is no path to Happiness. Happiness is the path.” – Dan Millman Over the years we’ve been bombarded by a plethora of get-happy-quick schemes. Everybody seems to have some sort of long-winded “secret” to happiness. But when it comes down to it, there is no trick to happiness. When the chips are down, and our backs are against the wall, happiness is a choice. It’s up to us. We all have the cap... »

meditation-benefits

Five Fascinating Health Benefits of Mindful Meditation

“Meditation is not a means to an end. It is both the means and the end.” – Jiddu Krishnamurti Mindfulness meditation has been around for literally thousands of years, and there’s a reason for that: it works. Through science we’re starting to get a better understanding of why it is so beneficial. Everyday more research is drawing a clearer link between meditation and human health. Its effect on our... »

states of the human mind

Five States of the Human Mind

“The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled.” ~ Plutarch. It’s all in the mind. Our mind is the epicentre of our soul. We interact with the universe with our thoughts. Even when we are asleep, our mind is operating. The continuous flow of thoughts lead to two states of minds i.e. peace or chaos. We feel chaotic and confused in few situations, whereas in few, the mind is deeply... »

shamans drumming

Shamanism and the Transformative Power of Drum Meditation

“Shamanism is not a religion. It’s a method. And when this method is practiced with humility, reverence and self-discipline, the shaman’s path can become a way of life.” – Hank Wesselman The wise make one lifetime into many; the many make one lifetime into less. Shamans are intent upon making their one life into many by cultivating a relationship and a dialogue with the multiple sub-selves within ... »

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Kundalini Rising, Part 7: The Crown Chakra

“What you do is what the whole universe is doing at the place you call the here and now. You are something the whole universe is doing in the same way that the wave is something that the whole ocean is doing. The real you is not a puppet which life pushes around. The real deep-down you is the whole universe.” – Alan Watts As Kundalini energy rises up from the lower chakras, we en... »

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