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MINDFUL BREATHING: Exploring why it’s the core element of meditation

MINDFUL BREATHING: Exploring why it’s the core element of meditation

The following has been excerpted from Looking at Mindfulness: Twenty-Five Paintings to Change the Way You Live, in which psychiatrist...
October 26, 2016 × 1 comment

contemplations, essays, meditation

BHAVANA: How we grow as knowledge cultivators

BHAVANA: How we grow as knowledge cultivators

Bhavana, meaning to cultivate or develop but commonly used in Buddhism as a word for meditation, once again flashes before my mind’s...
March 14, 2016 × 1 comment

meditation

BRING HEAVEN TO EARTH: Authentic meditation means focusing on self-expression rather than self-realization

BRING HEAVEN TO EARTH: Authentic meditation means focusing on self-expression rather than self-realization

Every evening after work he descended into his small basement apartment, assumed a lotus position in front of a blank space of wall...
December 7, 2015 × 2 comments

meditation

THE IN BREATH AND THE OUT: Using guided breath meditation to transform dead feelings

THE IN BREATH AND THE OUT: Using guided breath meditation to transform dead feelings

Barbara and I sat across from one another in straight-backed chairs. She suggested that I sit with my feet flat on the floor and my...
December 2, 2015 × 2 comments

meditation

MEDITATION AND SUCCESS: How to develop a consistent meditation practice

MEDITATION AND SUCCESS: How to develop a consistent meditation practice

Reprinted from SUPER GENES. Copyright © 2015 by Deepak Chopra, D.D., and Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D. Published by Harmony Books, an imprint...
November 11, 2015 × 0 comments

meditation

Guided Meditation to Open Up Your Energy Centres

Guided Meditation to Open Up Your Energy Centres

The following article is excerpted from Tantra for the West: A Direct Path to Living the Life of Your Dreams by Marc Allen, a book...
October 8, 2015 × 1 comment

meditation

SITTING IN THE WILDERNESS: How the Buddha and Christ overcame their obstacles in meditation

SITTING IN THE WILDERNESS: How the Buddha and Christ overcame their obstacles in meditation

Ah… summertime is here, and where I live, here in the northeastern part of the good old U.S.A., summertime means that nature has...
August 14, 2015 × 0 comments

meditation

LEARNING TO BE ALONE: Accessing your inner stillness through meditation

LEARNING TO BE ALONE: Accessing your inner stillness through meditation

Excerpted from Opening to Meditation: A Gentle, Guided Approach, in which author Diana Lang aims to guide and support all readers,...
June 7, 2015 × 0 comments

meditation

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 × 2 comments

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