Winter Meditation

    by Padma Shyam, contributing writer and Canadian yogi visit for more by Padma Used with Permission     Years ago, when I lived in the Himalayas, there was absolutely nothing to do in the wintertime. The days were bitterly cold and the nights were eerily quiet. Yet in this extreme environment, there was […]

Meditation Increases Our Sense of Connectedness

Compassion/Loving Kindness meditation, sometimes called Metta, is a compassion-based meditation that has been shown to enhance brain areas associated with mental processing and empathy. It also increases one’s sense of social connectedness. According to a study published in the US National Library of Medicine, mindfulness-based meditation interventions have become increasingly popular in contemporary psychology. Other […]

Thinking is Not the Enemy

Have you ever left a meditation unsatisfied, wondering why you can’t seem to quiet the mind, frustrated with restlessness? You’re not the only one. The common credence is that a good meditation is still, the mind is quiet. A meditator’s paradise is the ability to have thoughts at a standstill, and anything less than that […]

What are Malas and Choosing the Right Mala

The use of prayer beads is common to many religious and spiritual traditions.  Known as Malas to the practitioners of Hinduism and Buddhism, we also see them in Christian practice as the Rosaries used for repetitions of the Lord’s Prayer and the Hail Mary, a prayer of intercession to the mother of Christ. Malas are symbols […]

Choosing a Meditation Sitting Posture

In addition to consistent practice and meditation technique, with equal importance is probably proper body alignment and comfort. There are various options for meditation postures. Understanding proper body alignment is important and which cushions facilitate proper body alignment allows you to sit correctly and comfortably, allowing deeper meditation. Which Meditation Posture is Right for You? […]


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