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  1. Running After A Thing Called the Mind: A Meditator’s Guide

    Everthing’s perfect. The room is quiet, devices are on silent mood and you’re easing into the lotus posture, ready to get into the world of meditation. A dim memory of a bill payment looms up, out of nowhere. Was it due today? No wait, it’s not until four ...
  2. I Meditate Africa: An Antidote to Terrorism

    “Violence ends where love begins”. – Gurudev And it is well known that meditation brings more love in people’s lives. While counter terrorism operations and other security enforcement measures will continue at one level, the benefits of meditation should ...
  3. Morning Meditation. The Best Part of Waking Up

    What is the first thing you do when you wake up in the morning? Roll over and go right back to sleep? Reach for that cup of coffee? Immediately labor on a to-do list? Why not try something different? Something that will kick-start your day with clarity an ...
  4. 5 Ways to Make Meditation More Fun

    Yes, we’ve heard a lot about meditation. And yes, its an important practice in our daily lives. I know, I know - it must be done daily to experience the benefits more. Yet, sitting everyday for twenty minutes with eyes shut is a little tough and as I’d li ...
  5. The 1-2-3 Of Meditation

    Have you noticed yourself when you’re ‘pinging’ your friend on the phone? Your fingers just fly off the keypad and before you know it, you’ve written your thoughts real-time. Texting someone on your smartphone is almost like a reflex action. 1,2,3 and you ...
  6. All You Need to Know About Meditation When You Tried Everything

    You chance upon this poster in the mall during the weekend. Or maybe your manager recommends you for a program, or a friend enrolls you on this course. Your partner practicing this regularly stokes your interest for it. Whatever the exact cause, your vari ...
  7. 4 obstacles to meditation

    There are four obstacles to meditation. This is in relation to the obstacles once we sit for meditation rather than the obstacles in sitting to meditate. 1. Iccha or desire This means desire. It refers to the desire to do something and includes planning a ...
  8. Give Up In Your Meditation, Not On Your Meditation!

    "When I first started meditating, thirty-seven odd years ago, my mind was a mess. Many of my meditations were unrelenting "thinkitations". I probably would have stopped meditating if I hadn't liked my teacher a lot and if he wasn' ...
  9. Thinkitation & Meditation

    A good friend, Kate, mentioned to me when I was down at the Gold Coast at the start of the New Year that sometimes she has "thinkitations" instead of meditations and, being a seasoned meditator, is fine with that. If all your meditations are thi ...
  10. How to meditate- 8 tips to get started

    Do you want to know how to meditate? Are you looking for meditation for beginners? Yes, It is natural to seek profound experiences in meditation, especially when you have just begun meditating. Meditation techniques are a great way to reduce stress, incre ...