Meditation Articles

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Meditation Methods

When starting a meditation practice, many people feel intimidated by the thought NOT THINKING. Yes, experienced meditators who have trained themselves to quiet the noise inside and outside of their head can push thoughts aside and Om their way through meditation. This is advanced meditation. Each method below is a step toward that advanced meditation.

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Meditation Tips and Tricks

For Calming Nerves: Right before and interview, first date, or any other time where you are in the spotlight, you can get a little bit nervous and lose focus. Keep some relaxation music on your mp3 player or a CD in your car for just such occasions. Play the most soothing song quietly and close

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Yogaville Personal Retreat Day 1

I went on a 4 day personal retreat at the Satchidananda Ashram (aka Yogaville) in Buckingham, VA. It was 4 days of meditation, yoga, vegetarian eating, no caffeine, hiking, and self reflection. These are the diary entries I wrote during my time there. I have removed some personal insights that I achieved during the retreat

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Yogaville Personal Retreat Day 2

I went on a 4 day personal retreat at the Satchidananda Ashram (aka Yogaville) in Buckingham, VA. It was 4 days of meditation, yoga, vegetarian eating, no caffeine, hiking, and self reflection. These are the diary entries I wrote during my time there. I have removed some personal insights that I achieved during the retreat

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Yogaville Personal Retreat Day 3

I went on a 4 day personal retreat at the Satchidananda Ashram (aka Yogaville) in Buckingham, VA. It was 4 days of meditation, yoga, vegetarian eating, no caffeine, hiking, and self reflection. These are the diary entries I wrote during my time there. I have removed some personal insights that I achieved during the retreat

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Yogaville Personal Retreat Day 4

I went on a 4 day personal retreat at the Satchidananda Ashram (aka Yogaville) in Buckingham, VA. It was 4 days of meditation, yoga, vegetarian eating, no caffeine, hiking, and self reflection. These are the diary entries I wrote during my time there. I have removed some personal insights that I achieved during the retreat

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Find Your Mantra

There are some schools of thought that a meditation mantra should be passed down to you from your teacher or guru.  In fact, the meditation course I trained with actually passes the mantra to you from the creator of the courses.  It is a Sanskrit phrase that means “I am immortal, I am blissful.”  For