Coming together in wisdom to make life a celebration

Coming together in wisdom to make life a celebration


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Basket Process – Being in the Present I would like to share an interesting process I learned from Sri Sri and have been using for the past few months to be in the present moment. It is a type of meditation in activity, which enhances our abilities, brings more ...
We’ve all heard the phrase “Take a deep breath.” Maybe we’ve even noticed how our breath changes depending on how we feel: short and shallow when stressed, deeper when we’re relaxed. It changes when we sigh, yawn, sob or laugh. But one thing we probably have not learned is ...
  My seventy-year old mother and I,  attended the Art of Silence retreat at the International Center for Meditation and Well-Being in Boone, North Carolina. Mom was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease 5 years ago.  She has been practicing Sudarshan Kriya and meditation daily for the past 2 ½ years; ...
  I was confused about what I was supposed to do with my life. I was doing my daily practice, listening to weekly knowledge, and doing some small volunteering. I thought I was doing everything necessary to be content, but I was actually sad. I quit my full time ...
  Sitting in my living room, I watch the beautiful lake outside, the willows waving a friendly hello, the ducks quacking, the fish and turtle coming to shore for sun. I am sipping my morning tea in ecstasy.  Life is about enjoying little things right ? I may not ...
Learn what science has to say about the benefits of meditation! However, for most people, meditation requires discipline and can even be challenging.
Now that I have gotten you stoked about the prospect of meditation (hopefully!), here’s what I tell people who ask me how to meditate. Quite simply… 1. Prep yourself – Give yourself no excuse to get up once you’ve finally settled into a meditation. Listen to mom’s advice and ...
I always love when people ask me what my favorite position is. Why, lotus, of course. What were you thinking? It may seem like everybody and their mom is meditating these days. And, well… my mom just took a meditation course after seven years of my incessant nagging, so ...
I used to be very concerned about doing things well since I like to excel. And along with this I had a strong perfectionist streak. If I made a mistake or experienced a small failure I tended to be very hard on myself. I used to criticize myself ...
The first act of life – breathing. The last act of life – breathing. Everything else lies somewhere in the middle but seems to assume utmost importance in our life. And this key element called breath, driving our very life journey, how often do we stop to observe the ...