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What Is Catholic Meditation All About?

Catholic meditation is not a regular prayer. While a prayer is commonly said out loud to bring your mind, soul, and spirit to God, the meditation uses the “inside voice”, your imagination, the thoughts inside your mind. This type of meditation is very different from other, more conventional techniques. Instead of silencing the mind, of [&hellip

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What Spirituality Is All About? – The Basic Concept

There are many schools of thought on spirituality. Here I would like to present three concepts which are worth mentioning. They are as follows: Man-Oriented Spirituality According to this concept of spirituality, man’s outer existent is under the control of conscious mind, and the inner existent is under the grip of subconscious. Thus spirituality is [&hellip

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Ujjayee Pranayama – What Is It All About?

Stand straight with both your heels together and hands hanging on both sides loosely. Make an angle of 45 degree with the toes. i.e each toes should be separated to make an angular shape like “V”. Your body weight must be evenly on both heels, so that your shoulders are also even. Look straight. Ujjayee [&hellip

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All You Wanted To Know About Vinyasa Yoga

Vinyasa Yoga is a phase that is applied to many different types of yoga. The word Vinyasa is defined as “breath-synchronized movement,” which means that movements are connected to breathing. This form of yoga is popularly practiced in the western part of the world. It is sometimes called “flow yoga” as the movements are synchronized [&hellip

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What is Curative Yoga All About ?

More often than not, the western world practices yoga as yet another form of exercise, without evaluating the underlying theory behind this popular program. During yoga the physical self amalgamates with the conscious and liberates from the boundaries of space and time. Hence, the yogic philosophy gyrates around the concept of cause-effect relationship i.e. Karma [&hellip

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All You Wanted To Know About The Term Pranayama

Yoga is a form of exercise, and considered an art form by some, that many engage in to improve fitness, gain flexibility and even to develop a calmer spirit. The practice originated in India and is commonly associated with meditative practices in religions like Hinduism and Buddhism. However, there are various styles of yoga that [&hellip

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Trataka Prctice For Yoga & Meditation

Trataka is a wonderful practice for everyone and especially for the aspirant of meditation. It is actually classified as a cleansing practice in Yoga. What it is? To put it briefly, Trataka – also called Yogic gazing – is a practice where the gaze is fixed on an object for some time and then that [&hellip

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The Hot & Sizzling Bikram Yoga

There are many types of yoga practices that you can venture into or try. Most are relatively simple to begin and enjoy the benefits of. However, there are also styles of yoga that may be too challenging, and potentially harmful for beginners to try. And the sizzling Bikram yoga belongs to the latter. So you [&hellip

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Sirsha Asana – The Headstand Pose

The Sanskrit word sirsha means head. This posture is the well-known headstand posture, and perhaps second only to the padma-asana or lotus posture, is widely identified with the practice of Yoga. 1 Sit in a kneeling position with the buttocks resting on the heels of the feet.   2 Lean forward and place the forearms [&hellip

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Vira Asana – The Hero Pose

1 Kneel on the floor with the calves and tops of the feet flat on the floor and the thighs touching.   2 Slowly spread the feet, about shoulder distance apart, while keeping the knees together. Place the buttocks flat on the floor. The outer sides of the thighs are touching the inner sides of [&hellip

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Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Sahaja Yoga is a unique method of meditation based on an experience called Self Realization (Kundalini awakening) that can occur within each human being. Through this process an inner transformation takes place by which one becomes moral, united, integrated and balanced. One can actually feel the all pervading divine power as a cool breeze, as [&hellip

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Vipassana Meditation – What Is It All About ?

Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation. It was taught in India more than 2500 years ago as a universal remedy for universal ills, i.e., an Art of Living. The technique of Vipassana Meditation is taught at ten-day residential courses during which participants [&hellip

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All About Transcendental Meditation

The Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique is a simple, natural, effortless procedure whereby the mind easily and naturally arrives at the source of thought, the settled state of the mind — Transcendental Consciousness — pure consciousness, self-referral consciousness, which is the source of all creative processes. Transcendental meditation is practised for 15–20 minutes in the morning [&hellip

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