Archive | June, 2012

have fun with your meditation!

if you think meditation means getting cooped up in a room for hours at end doing nothing but reciting mantras a billion times, you couldn’t be further from the truth. in the past, seekers have retreated into ashrams and solitude for days and months at end to concentrate fully on the inner development and the […]

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know your oms from your ahh’s! the art and science behind mantras

before you start on your meditation practice, it is a good idea to understand what mantras are and how they can provide benefit, to get maximum benefit out of what you are doing. what is a mantra? a mantra is an invocation, containing a sacred syllable or set of syllables. it is a mysterious group […]

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ayurvedic detox-a detox where you can actually eat!!

detox is a growing trend today. almost everyone (including us) is guilty of dabbling in some form of detox program or the other. from our personal experience, we have realized that most of the detox programs advocate varying punishing regimes like not eating at all, to eating only 1 class of food or in some […]

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Meditation cushions-endless hours of painless meditation and a healthy back

Zafu and Zabutons are not just meditation cushion, they have been used for centuries by people with bad backs, healing back aches and to correct the posture. Use these cushions not just while meditating, but also to correct back aches, in-correct posture and aligning the spine. Why everyone should own a pair of Zafu  (the […]

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Chakras-your internal spinning wheels

if you have often felt confused about the spinning wheels that are so often talked about in holistic well being and wondered where on earth are these wheels based in your body, this small introduction is for you. after all, if there are 7 wheels inside your body, how is it that you have never […]

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