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FROM MARTIAL ARTS TO THE ASHRAM: A Yogananda disciple’s journey towards inner peace

FROM MARTIAL ARTS TO THE ASHRAM: A Yogananda disciple’s journey towards inner peace

Excerpted from Meditation as a Way of Life by Reverend Alan Pritz, a guide to the meditative life based on the teachings of Paramahansa...
April 8, 2015 × 1 comment

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ACCESSING THE SPACE WITHIN: A guided relaxation meditation to come to stillness

ACCESSING THE SPACE WITHIN: A guided relaxation meditation to come to stillness

Through stillness, you can access what is unconscious and bring it to the surface. You can watch your mind with detachment and...
March 14, 2015 × 0 comments

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WALKING MEDITATION: Walk your way to mindfulness

WALKING MEDITATION: Walk your way to mindfulness

A few months ago, the BBC did a piece on the death of “purposeless walking.” Many famous thinkers were walkers, including...
January 28, 2015 × 0 comments

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IGNORE YOUR MIND: Don’t give thoughts a second thought

IGNORE YOUR MIND: Don’t give thoughts a second thought

I hated high school dances. I didn’t know the cool moves. I envied the guys with older sisters who would play records and make...
January 3, 2015 × 0 comments

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JUST ONE BREATH: Week one of an eight-minute meditation program for beginners

JUST ONE BREATH: Week one of an eight-minute meditation program for beginners

The following article has been excerpted from 8 Minute Meditation by Victor Davich, the manual for an eight-week meditation program...
December 18, 2014 × 0 comments

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SHAMATHA MEDITATION: Q&A with Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

SHAMATHA MEDITATION: Q&A with Jetsunma Tenzin Palmo

Tenzin Palmo got an early start on her Buddhist practice. She first got into Buddhism as a teenager in London, England, then went...
September 3, 2014 × 0 comments

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BE STILL AND KNOW SELF: A meditation exercise for quieting the ego

BE STILL AND KNOW SELF: A meditation exercise for quieting the ego

Many wonder how they can learn to still themselves and move into a state of peacefulness. Stilling the mind as a beginner can...
August 15, 2014 × 0 comments

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YOU’RE NOT ALONE: Merging images in meditation

YOU’RE NOT ALONE: Merging images in meditation

“Stick to the image.” That iconic statement by my late uncle, the philosopher and Jungian psychologist James Hillman,...
July 13, 2014 × 0 comments

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GUIDE TO MEDITATION FOR STRESS: 7 of the best meditation methods for relaxing and reducing stress

GUIDE TO MEDITATION FOR STRESS: 7 of the best meditation methods for relaxing and reducing stress

Meditation was developed at a time when stress was nowhere near the epidemic it is today. Yet, it’s one of the most effective...
April 7, 2014 × 1 comment