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Trataka : The Meditation Technique of Third Eye

Your third eye is hungry for awareness !…….T he meditation technique which you are going to read is ‘Trataka’ (also known as third eye meditation). In the belief system of ‘Tantra’ and ‘Hatha Yoga’ there is a concept of Kundalini .[ Have you ever heard of Tantra or ‘Hatha’ Yoga ? If not then let me tell you very briefly that ‘Tantra’ is a sort of esoteric spiritual path that involves doing a number of activities which seem bizarre and odd to many people. Soon I’ll write a separate article on

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Yantra MeditationWhat’s the difference between mantra and yantra? It’s the difference between mind and body. While a mantra is a word or phrase you run across the mind to focus on, a yantra is a physical symbol upon which you meditate in order to engage the mind in a withdrawal of consciousness. A yantra is a visual tool that helps you center, simply put.Yantras are from the Hindu religion, but the concept of visual meditation is not unique to Hinduism. Mandalas in the Buddhist tradition focus
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The Latest Science on Flexibility in Martial Arts

Flexibility is a vital part of martial arts training. High levels of flexibility allow taekwondo artists to kick high and jiu-jitsu artists to be highly mobile and efficient, while reducing the risk of injuries for all students. Though most martial arts focus on static stretching due to their respective traditions, the latest science finds that dynamic stretching has significantly more positive potential. Moreover, evidence also shows that static stretching may temporarily reduce strength in
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Chapter Four: Meditation on Emptiness

Once again, bring your attention away from hallucination to the realities of life, the nature of which is impermanence and death. Awareness of death helps free our mind from delusion and karma so that we can not only bring to an end the entire round of suffering, the cycle of death and rebirth, but also eradicate even the subtle errors of mind, thereby attaining enlightenment for the sake of all sentient beings.All causative phenomena—our life, our body, our mind, our self, our possessions, our
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How to Practice Loving-Kindness Meditation

The practice of loving-kindness, or metta/maitri (Pali/Sanskrit for love or kindness), meditation is a meditation practice which has been passed down since the time of the Buddha over 2500 years ago.Loving-kindness meditation, or “LKM” for short, is about opening up the heart and cultivating love and compassion for ourselves and others.It’s unfortunate because the way most of us live our lives we’re constantly striving to serve ourselves. We’re trying to find peace and happiness and we believe
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How to Become a Mindful Massage Therapist

You’ve heard about “mindfulness,” that buzz word that often pops up in discussions about meditation and other strategies for battling stress.It may seem that given the nature of our job as massage therapists, we would have mindfulness all figured out — but often that isn’t the case. We designed this FREE guide to better define and explain what mindfulness means for massage therapists, and how being more mindful can improve your life and your work.Mindfulness may seem like a simple practice at
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Vedic Medical Astrology

A Complete Approach – Mind, Body and SpiritVedic Medical Astrology is a branch of Vedic Astrology and is a science that demands knowledge of both Astrology and Medicine. It takes years of acquiring astrological and medical expertise including a complete understanding of anatomy and physiology to qualify as a medical astrologer. As an Ayurvedic physician, I use the combination these two sciences to accurately understand diseases and advise clients on the best procedures for regaining health.The
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Who Are Real Shamans

Every person on this planet can develop a great relationship with their own Spirit. In fact, one can find the connection with their inner healer and heal oneself spiritually and emotionally. It is not an easy thing to do but the road to this discovery is
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The Loving Energy Sekhem explained

What is Sekhem?Sekhem is an ancient Egyptian form of healing. References to it have been discovered in the Egyptian Book of the Dead and in ancient scrolls. It was taught as part of spiritual practices in the temples of ancient Egypt and is associated with the lion-headed Goddess Sekhmet, who is believed to be the guardian and protector of this energy. As well as being the Patroness of War, she is also considered to be the Goddess of Regeneration and Healing. Sekhmet helps us break down which
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Holotropic Breathwork: Usage, Safety, and More

Overview Holotropic breathwork is a therapeutic breathing practice that is intended to help with emotional healing and personal growth. It’s said to produce an altered state of consciousness. The process involves breathing at a fast rate for minutes to hours. This changes the balance between carbon dioxide and oxygen in the body. You are guided through the exercise by someone who is trained in this emotional release modality. Music is an essential part of the technique and is incorporated into
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What Is BodyFlex And Would I Recommend It?

Greer Childer’s Body Flex weight loss program has been around for ages. Does it really help you “lose inches”? Read the review and find out.What Is BodyFlex?Several months ago I started receiving questions almost daily about a weight loss program called “BodyFlex”. I had never heard about it and figured it must be more popular in Europe, as most of the questions come from my Russian subscribers.With so many people telling me that it helped them lose weight I got interested and started
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What Is a Mantra?

With spiritual practices like yoga and meditation becoming more popular, it seems like everyone is talking about mantras. But what exactly is a mantra and how are you supposed to use it?In our westernized, modern-day spiritual practices the word “mantra” has become as mainstream as “intention.” But the two are actually quite different. The word mantra can be broken down into two parts: “man,” which means mind, and “tra,” which means transport or vehicle. In other words, a mantra is an
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