Browsing Category Spirituality

Types of Meditation: Why Meditate?

In olden days, people practiced meditation to find enlightenment, their true Self. In today’s fast-paced world where we are surrounded by material comforts and everyone is busy chasing their dreams, one might think: why meditate?…

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Shivoham: “I Am Shiva”

The idea is to be conscious of the fact that I am not an entity away from Siva (Almighty), the root cause of everything. The idea is putforth by Sri Adisankara in his Atmaastakam– Chant…

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Do you know that Namaste is a Mudra?

‘Namaste’ the traditional form of greetings, when we bring the hands together in front of another person, is actually a Mudra. The Sanskrit word “Mudra” means gesture, that is, movement of part of body, hand…

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Basic Yoga for Beginners

Hatha Yoga is a branch of Yoga that deals with a comprehensive set of physical postures and exercises to stimulate flow of energy in the body and balance the Chakras. Yoga is India’s gift to…

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Meditation Tips for Beginners

If you want to increase your awareness about yourself and the world, meditation is for you. This training of the mind will help you in all spheres of life – physical, psychological and spiritual. Taking…

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