Category: Meditation

Harvard neuroscientist concurs: Meditation not only reduces stress, it fundamentally changes your brain!

Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take the many claims about the benefits of meditation and mindfulness and test them in brain scans. What she found really surprised her! Initially looking for a way to stretch, Lazar was drawn to yoga and meditation…

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Healing the Anxiety Gap: Teachings of Zen Buddhism

Rinzai is the Japanese line of the Chinese Linji school, which was founded during the Tang Dynasty by Linji Yixuan. In Japanese, he was known as Rinzai Gigen. Buddhism had already been in China for approximately eight hundred years by the time Rinzai began his own studies, and had absorbed many unwanted influences along the

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A note on: Speaking with the Universe!

The Universe is always listening and responding to your innermost thoughts and feelings. It is unerringly precise in its wisdom. You are always speaking to the Universe through your feelings. Your thoughts and words are the least accurate indicator of truth, so the Universe typically discards them and goes straight to the feeling. “Feelings are

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Tantra: The Science of Transforming Ordinary Lovers Into Soul Mates!

In the East, we have developed a science: if you cannot find a soul mate, you can create one. And that science is Tantra. To find a soul mate means to find the person with whom all your seven centers meet naturally. That is impossible. Once in a while, a Krishna and a Radha, a

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Yoga helping prisoners in South Africa [video]

The Prison Freedom Project (SevaUnite) has been seeing tremendous success by offering yoga to inmates in South African prisons. “Yoga in its greatest form has such benefit to a human being as an individual and in particular in an environment like this it has tremendous potential for rehabilitation.” Brian Bergman “I was curious to push

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Three Mysteries That the Mind Cannot Solve: Life, Death and Love!

Death is already happening. Whether you face it or not, whether you look at it or not, it is already there. It is just like breathing. When a child is born, he inhales. He breathes in for the first time. That is the beginning of life. And when one day he becomes old, dies, he

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Not enough hours in the day

How many minutes do you have in an hour? Or how many hours in a day? The question sounds absurd, but this is what busy people of today are wishing: “If only there were more hours in a day, or more minutes in an hour, I would have accomplished my task.” More and more people

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Four Ways That Meditation Helps Us in Difficult Times

Meditation takes us just as we are, with our confusion and our sanity. This complete acceptance of ourselves as we are is a simple, direct relationship with our being. We call this maitri, loving-kindness toward ourselves and others. There are four qualities of maitri that are cultivated when we meditate: 1. Steadfastness. When we practice

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Chandra Namaskar – Moon Salutation To Honour The Feminine

Chandra Namaskar (moon salutation sequence in yoga) offers a soothing alternative to the warming and energising Surya Namaskar that is widely practised today around the world, especially in the West. The moon salutation honors the more quiet, nurturing “yin” or “female” energy in all of us and creates a perfect counter balance to our overactive

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Remote Viewing Isn’t Pseudoscience! Physicist Russell Targ Slams Wikipedia!

It’s a fact that the U.S. military has paid hundreds of millions of dollars to investigate the applications of “remote viewing” and gain secret intel (most documents are still classified!). Experiments been documented using rigorous scientific protocol, so scientist Russell Targ was livid when he saw what Wikipedia had written it was pseudoscience! For those

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