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Podcast 45 - Walk to Harmony

Tai Chi, Qigong, Yoga. There are several types of movement meditation. They are all best learned from a teacher. It would be nice to have a movement meditation you can learn on your own.

Read moreThere is. Walking. A simple task we learn by the time we've reached age one can help relieve stress and harmonize our body, mind and soul. Take a listen. If you listen on your mp3 player, walk while you listen.

The Victorious Breath

In Meditation Breathing Exercises I discussed alternate nostril breathing and the skull shine breath. These are designed to effect you physically, emotionally, and mentally.
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New Ebook Posted - Raja Yoga by Swami Vivekananda

If there is such a thing as an Age of Aquarius, it began in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This time period saw the birth of our modern model of the physical universe as physicists and mathemeticians looked at the world with new eyes. This time period also saw something of a spiritual revival in the United States and Europe as work in Eastern religions began to make its way into the public consciousness. One of the first missionaries from India came in 1893 to the United States of America to attend, and speak at, the World Parliament of Religions that was taking place in Chicago in that year. Read more

Ending Your Meditation

This must be meditation week. I've seen two posts about it (My Meditative Journey So Far (Learning Meditation) and 4 Powerful Reasons to Meditate and How to Get Started ). One thing that has come up is using an alarm clock to signal the end of the meditation period. Some people seem to do so, others don't. Should we use an alarm to signal the end of our meditation period?

Short Answer - No.

Medium Answer - It depends on how accomplished a meditator you are.

Long Answer - When you're learning to meditate, people often recommend meditating for a certain period of time. It may be 10 minutes. It may be 20. It may be 60. These are just guidelines. They can be useful, especially if you're as anal or OCD as I am. You want specific guidelines. You want to know you're doing it right. Remember, these are just… Read more

Podcast 20 - Experiences During Meditation

Welcome to Episode 20 of the Shards of Consciousness Podcast. Today's episode is based on Experiences During Meditation, an article originally published in August of 2006. Read more

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