Five Ways to Decalcify Your Pineal Gland

The pineal gland is a tiny, pine cone shaped gland, deep in the center of the brain. Modern scientists are only now verifying what shamans and mystics have known for millenia; the pineal gland is the source of enlightenment, as the seat of the Third Eye chakra, it is a…

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Meditation and the Four States of Being

Consciousness exists in different levels, with the highest is Source Consciousness, or God, and this expands outward to the realms of our soul, and down to the reality of our human experience. The top planes are referred to as “The God Planes” while the planes directly below that are called…

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Your Breath Controls Your Mind

Deep breathing is a proven method to calm the nerves. Meditators who practice breathing techniques, known as pranyama, reports the meditation breathing practices silence or slow down the mind. But how precisely does meditation and pranayama breathing affect the brain, and our moods? A study published in the Journal of…

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The 7 Ways You Are Losing Your Spiritual Energy

Have you ever attended a yoga or meditation retreat, and came back to reality feeling very empowered and inspired? You felt certain your life was radically transformed, only to have that extra energy gradually seep away, leaving you much the same as before the retreat? This is a very common…

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#Meditation Basics: Counting Breaths

“Simply close your eyes, and count your breaths,” That sound simple! “Don’t think about anything else . Just concentrate on your breathing.” That is easier said than done! There are many mental obstacles to this seemingly simple task. Our minds wander naturally, and if we try to focus on anything…

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Positive Prana, the Air You Breathe

Most of us who use meditation have the knowledge that abundant Prana (vital energy), can be found near large bodies of water, and wide open spaces such as large fields and mountain tops. Although the air is different, this same Prana can be found wherever people gather for a beneficial…

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Ujjayi Breath: Pregnancy #Yoga Benefits And Uses Video #Pranayama

Yoga has numerous health benefits for pregnant women. This practice strengthens your body, boosts your immune system, and tones your muscles. It also improves balance and relaxes your mind. Increasingly more women are joining prenatal yoga classes to learn new poses and breathing techniques. Certain asanas help ease labor and induce relaxation, while others reduce back pain and strengthen the pelvic muscles.

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The Breathing Process – Yoga Meditation Pranayama

We all know that breathing techniques, called Pranayama, is very important in Yoga. So let’s focus on the components of the breathing process: Respiration There is a common tendency to refer to breathing and respiration as the same thing. This is wrong. Breathing is a mechanical process, while respiration is…

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Time of day to practice #Pranayama

Traditionally pranayama is done early in the morning, before other activities. Classically, just before sunrise. Early, even if not precisely at dawn, is idea time in which we can be free from most daily interruptions. Another important note is that  our  minds are  less cluttered with the events and preoccupations…

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