meditation (119)

How can I stop thoughts while meditating?

Suppose you are meditating, you are in a peaceful state but suddenly a song starts in the background of your mind, I don’t need to explain how irritating this is. Meditation is a practice of bringing your attention in the present moment but a meditator is used to face these kinds of distractions whenever they try to established themselves in mindfulness state.

So, definitely a question arises that how can I stop thoughts while meditating?

To answer this question, first of all you have to know exa

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It is often said that doing any kind of exercise after the meal. However, yoga is an exception as it is an only form of exercise that can be performed even after any heavy meal. There are certain yoga poses that help in boosting your digestion. Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on a lot of breathing that brings several health benefits. Although the most optimal time for practicing yoga is in the morning however there are also certain yoga poses that can be practiced after the heav

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Benefits of Pranayama and meditation Course

The practice of pranayama and meditation
Pranayama means the regulation of the most vital force of breath that flows through different channels of the body and sustain its functioning. Breath is the essence of life and how we breathe influences our mind and body. The practice of pranayama is essential to the process of purification that is needed for a deeper practice of meditation. The practice of correct deep breathing calms the anxious mind and corrects many lifestyle disorders and relieves yo

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Meditation yoga teacher training in Rishikesh at Rishikesh Yog Mandir is solely focused on various advanced meditations practices, guided meditation, kundalini meditation and yoga Nidra along with yoga practices. Meditation is a process that is highly beneficial for physical and mental health by creating unwavering focus, awareness, positivity in our life.

Today’s hectic lifestyle give a lot of mental stress and anxiety and meditation give you a relief from that stress and anxiety and give you th

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You might have thought that yoga is only for an adult not for kids as it is all about bringing balance and sense of wellbeing and when it comes to a kid it is all opposite. Kids are always super active and very curious about everything and the yoga give it a direction. When it comes to yoga kids can be considered as a born yogi and yoga can become a medium for them to express their creativity, fear and anger in a most powerful yet effective way with yoga. Also, it makes them more disciplined inc

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Although India is quite famous for the best yoga training but Rishikesh is popularly known as the world’s yoga capital. You can find eminent yoga teachers here in Rishikesh. Rishikesh has lots of good yoga schools and have certified yoga teachers that will teach you yoga and various asana. You can find various good teachers that will help you with meditation, spiritual connection with the God through Yoga, healing of various diseases, teach you “laughter yoga” techniques, and give you lectures o

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Dhyana mudra

Rest your hands in your lap with the right hand on top of your left with both palms upward. Bring the tips of the two thumbs together gently.

This mudra brings increased power to your meditation and you in attaining self-realization. 9078788288?profile=originalExtensive practice is said to create a powerful aura around your face, which is noticed by and has a positive effect on everybody who comes into contact with you. Dhyana mudra aids concentration, gives you mental relief and stops your mind from wandering.
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200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in India – 2019


200 hour residential and affordable yoga teacher training in India based on traditional hatha yoga, hatha yoga in iyengar style and hatha yoga in ashtanga style at yoga school Samatva Yogalaya, Rishikesh – Rys 200 (US$ 1700 including food and single room accommodation).

  • 07 January 2019 to 02 February 2019 :: US$ 1700 (Yoga Alliance – RYT 200 Certification in Rishikesh, India)
  • 18 March 2019 to 13 April 2019 :: US$ 1700 (Yoga Alliance – RYT 200 Certifica
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For me, the new year began with a determined effort to engage in an intensive study of the spiritual teachings of yoga. If you feel that you are ready to take the next step in your inner work, please join me. I will be posting exerpts from my series of talks. And you may feel inspired to take my e-course:

"From self-study, you are able to connect with higher Truths".
- Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra 2.44

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Join the tips of your middle and ring fingers to the tip of your thumb. This mudra may help you to eliminate impurities from your body: excreta, urine, sweat. It particularly works with your kidneys, problems with gas in the digestive system, constipation and piles, and diseases related to your mouth, nose, ears and eyes. There are indications that can enhance the health of your teeth, and perhaps help you to control diabetes.

Practice Apana Mudra 9078786885?profile=originalfor 45 minutes daily
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ARE you enlightened SPIRITUALLY

ARE you enlightened SPIRITUALLY

Dear Spiritual Seeker


It is as I felt that we have been exchanging spiritual divine knowledge to each other which is itself a nice way to share the knowledge no matter whether they are received from holistic books or self experiences. My thought in this regard is whichever way for self-realization that must work and its influences as divine knowledge should be seen in the practitioner if we talk about MEDITATION, ASANAS, and MANTRA SADHANA etc.

If the one is

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LOVE is Synonyms of Meditation

The word Meditation and The word Love are synonyms, and may be getting into meditation there could be many ways and might be appropriate for ones own type on which they feel comfort or enjoy the happiness being in meditation.Hence, in my own opinion, what I experienced on my own way of sadhana is LOVE which is the most essential part to receive the true and pure state of meditation because without LOVE neither one can enter into the path of sadhana nor even think of getting divine powers through
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Anger as a result of meditataion


I had an interesting question today, so I thought I'd share the answer:

Ques: twice after meditation I found myself very angry and Itried to express it in a safe way but did bite my husband's head off. Any thoughts on the matter. (from Judy in New Zealand)

S.S. ans:
Yes, I do have very definite thoughts on the matter.Anger seems to be a VERY common reaction to meditation. People are usually confused by it, as you expect medtation to make you more peaceful and hence, less angry.
Meditation works t
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Relationships and Cooperation between Chakras


I'm working on a chapter for my book that looks at how the chakras inter-relate and work with each other. Actually, the independent actions and particular characteristics of the various chakras can only be separated intellectually. The function of each chakra intricately blends with the workings of the others.

Tounderstanding the working of each chakra, it is important for you to see the bigger picture. In addition to taking in energy and acting as a transmitter for your thoughts and feelings,
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Thinking about Ishwara-pranidhana


Recently, I've been working with the principle of "ishwara-pranidhana". The last of Patanjali's niyamas is usually translated as "self-surrender" or "surrender to the Lord". This is a hard one for many modern yogis, many of whom don't seem to be inclined to surrender to anyone or any teaching.

You may feel that you do not relate to the concept of "God" — or that you do not really know who or what God is — or even whether God really exists. You may (understandably) be loath to commit to doing th

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The Door Of The Law (part 5)

("The path to enlightenment" by rohit gowaikar)

"The Door Of The Law" is a suite in six parts inspired by "A Parable About A Parable" from RAWilson's "Quantum Psychology," itself inspired by Kafka's "Before The Law." (There is also a video version by jackhalfaprayer.)

After Simon tells his roshi the story of the man who waited at the door of the Law, he begs him to explain the dark parable. The teacher replies that he will explain it, if Simon follows him into the zendo. So the young American fol

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New town - New perspective

It has been a while since my last message. I have relocated to a small artist town north of L.A. called Ojai, where my life has become peaceful, with orange trees, avocados, and doing my shopping at the local farmer's marked, bicycling everywhere, recording music, living healthy... and happy.
The buzz of L.A. is not far away, yet it feels like a world a part.
What I have discovered is: I sleep better, and why? I never slept very well, and always thought it was something wrong with me. I was told b
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On Meditation

Meditation implies awareness; awareness of the earth, the beauty of the earth, the dead leaf, the dying daylight, to be aware of the beauty of the wind among the leaves, to be aware of your thoughts, your feelings. That means to be aware without choice—just to be aware… And when you are so aware, then there is attention. When you so profoundly attend, there is no centre as the ‘me’ to attend. And where there is attention there is silence… That silence has never been touched by thought. It is onl
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This is a wonderful practice combining mudras and mantras that I plan to teach at the "Spiritual Retreat" that I will be leading in Bad Meinberg 1-6 August

Sit in any meditative position and close your eyes.

“Aaa” chanting

· Inhale slowly and completely fill your lungs.

· Adopt Chin mudra while exhaling, chant "Aah” .

· Feel the sound resonance in the abdomen and the lower parts of your body.

· Repeat nine times.

“Ou” chanting

· Inhale slowly and completely fill your lungs.

· Adopt Chinmaya mudr

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