India is the birthplace of religion and spirituality. Mark Twain remarked after innumerable visits to the country, "Anything imaginable by man or God has been done here. India has two million gods, and worships them all. In religion all other countries are paupers; India is the only millionaire." From this sacred land, sprang Yoga, a … Continue reading The 8 Stages of Yoga
Meditation is not just a way to calm the mind, but a way of life. It has gained immense popularity in the modern world and rightly so! But it's not an easy task and requires a lot of practice in order to feel it's benefits. When we try too hard to control the mind and … Continue reading The Golden Rule of Meditation
Meditation is a chamber with infinite rooms that hold innumerable answers to the countless questions in our minds. It's like going into a room to find another door leading to another room with another door. The more we search, the more doors we find till the point where there are no more rooms and the … Continue reading 20 Benefits of Meditation
The greatest men and women in the world could do whatever they wanted and for however long they wanted because they'd developed their concentration powers. When we're wholeheartedly absorbed in one activity alone, all our focus and energies are directed towards it and success is assured by default. In today's world where we've all got … Continue reading The Art of Concentration
What is Vipasana meditation and how to I do it? Vipasana is fairly simple as one simply needs to focus on the movement of their breath. It means learning to focus on an intimate bodily function to enhance our focus and calm ourselves. The technique is quite easy and doable. Find a quiet space in … Continue reading Vipasana meditation: A fresh start
What is Meditation? Have you tried to sit in a quiet place with closed eyes and driven yourself crazy in order to 'control' your thoughts? Chanting 'Om' or religiously repeated matras or chants till you could take it no more? Have you tried so hard that you've given up on this concept? If that's the … Continue reading What is Meditation?