5 STEPS OF MEDITATION

PEARLS OF WISDOM FROM SRI SRI RAVI SHANKAR For meditation you have three important rules. The three rules are, for the next ten minutes that I am going to sit for meditation, I want nothing, I have to do nothing and I am nothing. If we follow these three important rules, then we are able to go deep in meditation. In the beginning, meditation …

THE POWERFUL BENEFITS OF MEDITATION

Meditation is the skillful means by which you can reduce physical and emotional suffering and increase peace and happiness. The benefits of meditation lie in its capacity to diminish stress, fear, anger, arrogance, drowsiness, frustration, loneliness, and despair, as well as help heal health problems like high blood pressure and symptoms of chronic pain, psoriasis, premenstrual syndrome, tension headaches, fatigue, …

7 HEALTH BENEFITS OF MEDITATION

It’s a piece of advice yogis have given for thousands of years: take a deep breath and relax. Watch the tension melt from your muscles and all your niggling worries vanish. Somehow we all know that relaxation is good for us. Now the hard science has caught up: a comprehensive scientific study showing that deep relaxation changes our bodies on …

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Light and Healing Meditation

I’d like us all to remember our practice of giving Gratitude and Appreciation to Everyone and Every Situation in our lives, including and especially our challenges. These people and trying times bring us the awareness of going within to seek God’s guidance to bring Peace and Love in our lives. Many people in these times are going through numerous hardships. …

DONT CARRY STRESS AROUND

A young lady confidently walked around the room while leading and explaining stress management to an audience with a raised glass of water. Everyone knew she was going to ask the ultimate question, ‘half empty or half full?’… She fooled them all …. “How heavy is this glass of water?” she inquired with a smile. Answers called out ranged from 8 oz. To 20 …

3 APPROACHES TO MEDITATION

Zen Buddhist Teachings and the Three Approaches to Meditation Zen Buddhist teachings contain three basic approaches to meditation. All three types of meditation are useful for complete pathway to enlightenment. The first, most fundamental type is called calming meditation. The AH-OM breath meditation is a form of calming meditation. The second meditation technique is the acquisition of meditative insight. This …

BENEFITS OF MEDITATION

Meditation is the skillful means by which you can reduce physical and emotional suffering and increase peace and happiness. The benefits of meditation lie in its capacity to diminish stress, fear, anger, arrogance, drowsiness, frustration, loneliness, and despair, as well as help heal health problems like high blood pressure and symptoms of chronic pain, psoriasis, premenstrual syndrome, tension headaches, fatigue, …

IMPORTANCE OF COMMITTMENT

Until one is committed there is hesitancy, the chance to drawback, always ineffectiveness. Concerning all acts of initiative and creation there is one elementary truth; the ignorance of which kills countless ideas and splendid plans: that the moment one commits oneself, the Providence moves too. All sorts of things occur to help one that would never otherwise have occurred. A …

A LEAP OF FAITH

  “I took the leap of faith from my shadow cliff of doubt All I left behind were the chains within my mind I felt something softly hold me ~ God’s loving hands enfold me I knew the I AM within was the same I AM as Him At last I was homeward bound My soul has leaped for joy …