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Ultimate Guide To Meditation Altars And Shrines

One of the best places to meditate is at a meditation altar. A meditation altar table gives you the perfect place to set up your meditation shrine. You can decorate it as you please, and incorporate it into the design of your meditation room. Of course, this is fairly similar to a traditional prayer altar and you can decorate it in a similar way. In a moment I will share with you the best meditation altars to buy online. But first let’s discuss why you might like to buy a meditation altar in the first place. Why A Meditation Altar?…

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Netflix Show ‘Bikram’ Fighting To Get Yoga Rapist Jailed

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  New Netflix yoga show Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator brings to light the shocking reality of predators in yoga. The show, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and will air on Netflix in Autumn, begs us to ask why yoga predator Bikram Choundhury has not been dealt what many consider rightful punishment. Bikram Choudhury, the creator of Bikram yoga, has been accused many times of sexual harassment, racism and homophobia. Allegations placed against Choudhury include two lawsuits for rape, and allegations of sexual battery, false imprisonment and harassment. Victims state that Choudhury created an inner circle of people…

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Guide To The Best Crystals For Meditation In 2019

What are the best crystals for meditation? It depends on you as an individual. Just as different types of meditation are better for certain people, the best crystal for meditation is entirely dependent on who you are as a human-being. That said, everyone an benefits from meditating with crystals [read my beginners guide to meditating with crystals]. With the best crystals, your meditation practice will drastically improve. Crystals can help you to take your meditation practice further for a number of reasons. For starters, crystals have special properties that can help to boost your mind-state. These range from crystals that…

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5 Ideas For Deepening Your Spiritual Practice Every Day

Deepening your spiritual practice is a highly personal thing.  We are all at different stages in our spiritual development journey, and many of us will differ in the ways that we interpret and conduct our spiritual practice. Certain spiritual practices speak more to some than to others and we all have different lives, priorities and lifestyles. For instance, a busy new mom might have the desire to deepen her spiritual practice, but isn't able to spend hours in meditation, though she may have done that before her children arrived, for example. [one easy solution to this is to use an…

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Ultimate Guide To Meditation Mantras For Beginners
Chanting mantras is good for your health, body, mind and spirit.

Ultimate Guide To Meditation Mantras For Beginners

Learn all about mantras and their use in Hinduism, Buddhism, yoga and other spiritual systems. These mantras can be used for health and beauty, for getting beautiful skin, for stopping stress and depression, and even for producing good fortune and business growth.

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100 Best Spiritual Blogs We Truly Love In 2019

Today, I wanted to write a list of the best spiritual blogs in the world. I thought it would help you to find what you like (and also to find a place to write for. HINT: Write for our spiritual blog here) But it hit me that there are actually more than a million spiritual blogs our there. So choosing the absolute best is not easy.  Sure, I could have just written about the famous spiritual gurus (speaking of which, here is my list of the top spiritual gurus). But I wanted to write a list of the best spiritual…

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4 Best Chakra Books You Need To Read in 2019

When it comes to the best books on chakras, well, you’re spoilt for choice. Whether you’re new to chakra cleansing or you’ve been doing it for years, there are many excellent chakra books you’ll definitely want to check out. Thousands of THE DAILY MEDITATION’s readers have been digging my guide to chakra healing meditation. And maybe you want to learn a little more about the chakras. If so, I highly recommend everything in this list of chakra books.  (And you might like these mantra books too) Here are the absolute best books on chakras. As well as the books below,…

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How To Meditate Properly, For Beginners [TUTORIAL]
Only with firm roots can a tree grow strong. Only with the right foundations can a house be built. Only by learning the basics of meditation can you succeed in your practice.

How To Meditate Properly, For Beginners [TUTORIAL]

As a meditation teacher, I spend a lot of my time explaining to beginners how to meditate properly. I even wrote several books on how to meditate for beginners.  When you are learning how to meditate as a beginners, you need to follow a few simple steps. I will always remember when I started to learn how to meditate. Within a few days I'd tried 31 meditation techniques. When you're just starting to get into meditation, you can make a lot of mistakes. Me?  I did everything wrong. I did not know how to meditate properly. And I did not…

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How To Practice Bhakti Yoga Meditation Properly In 2019

In this article I'll be looking at how to practice Bhakti yoga meditation properly.   But first: What is Bhakti yoga? Bhakti yoga is an ancient meditation technique  that stems from Hinduism and Buddhism. In my guide to the most important 31 meditation techniques I shared many of the best yoga meditations. In Bhakti meditation, the aim is to make the mind one with a deity, object or person.  For instance, Buddhists would use Bhakti meditation to become one with Buddha (you can do this by meditating on a Buddha statue). This is similar to the Buddhist idea of oneness and is…

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9 Best Ayurveda Practices To Improve Your Health In 2019
Ayurvedic practices are becoming far more popular with the rise of yoga and meditation.

9 Best Ayurveda Practices To Improve Your Health In 2019

The world is awakening to Ayurvedic medicines and to the Ayurvedic health system in general. We decided to get involved. We conducted extensive research and discovered ten of the best Ayurvedic practices for health, beauty, and well-being. Try this Ayurvedic exercises with us.

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Top 8 Spiritual Protection Techniques To Clear Negative Energy

It’s vital for all enlightened people to know spiritual protection techniques in order to remove negative energy from our lives. There are many different kinds of negativity. Some people carry negative energy with them and pass it on when you come into contact with them. Certain objects can contain negative energy, too, and there are often negative energies in the home that need to be taken care of. The benefit of spiritual protection is that it enables you to remove any negative energy so you can keep your purity. There are some truly excellent spiritually protection techniques that all awakened…

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3 Meditations For Pain Relief To Make You Feel Better Today

If you suffer from headaches, migraines or other pains, there's good news: you can use meditation for pain relief.   In fact, for some types of pain, mindfulness is the best solution. You'll see why when I discuss meditation for headaches and meditation for migraines in just a moment.  For millenia, the spiritually enlightened have used techniques like mindfulness to relieve pain.  And finally in the 21st Century science is catching up. Science now proves that we can indeed use meditation for pain relief and that it truly does work. Here's the deal: Pain is mostly in the mind. And because of that,…

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4 Contemplative Meditation Techniques You Need To Experience

What is the best contemplation meditation technique? There are 31 main meditation techniques in use today. Each has its own strengths and weaknesses: Movement meditations help to liberate the mind. Breathing meditations are good for relaxation. Taoist meditations restore the flow of chi. Zen will quickly improve your focus. As a meditation teacher who has spent well over 10,000 hours meditating, I’ve discovered some truly amazing things about my own mind and about life in general. For instance, I’ve learned that I have an exceptional powerful sense of empathy that I used to take for granted. Finding your spiritual strengths…

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Best Spiritual Destinations In India For Your Spiritual Trip To India

 If you want to go on a spiritual journey, India is definitely the best choice. There are simply so many spiritual destinations in India, and there are often excellent spiritual events in India too.    I mean, for a spiritual vacation, India is definitely the place to go, right? Sure, the pyramids of Egypt are spectacular and deeply spiritual. The Northern Lights are a treat for the eyes (and soul). And Venice’s canals are simply irresistible. But no. You can't get better than a spiritual vacation to India.  There are just so many spiritual vacation destinations in India. Take a…

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Probably The Best Definition Of Meditation You Have Ever Heard

Have you ever noticed how the dictionary definition of meditation is, well, crap? The dictionary definition of meditation is basically to focus the mind for a period of time.    Truth is, the dictionary definition of meditation is pitifully inadequate. It's not exactly the best explanation of meditation, is it?  I was disappointed by this definition of meditation, so I decided to look elsewhere.  I figured I'd see how meditation is defined according to the experts.    The definition of meditation given by experts Meditation teachers have written many definitions and explanations of meditation. Just as spiritual gurus have written…

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New Insight Reveals Important Benefits Of Spirituality On Your Life
Science has proven that spirituality is very important in life. Indeed, spirituality is so important that it affects your health, psychology, happiness, and many other aspects of your life.

New Insight Reveals Important Benefits Of Spirituality On Your Life

New insights reveal that there is a staggering importance of spirituality in our lives.  There are incredible benefits of spirituality for those who maintain a spiritual practice and a spiritual mindset [read: how to be a spiritual person] As spiritual people we are happier. We are healthier. We have better perspectives. We are more enlightened. And we are likely to live longer. But it goes further than that. It's been shown that there are even benefits of spirituality for serious issues like fighting diseases and overcoming depression. From neuroscience to positive psychology, scientists have proven time and again that  there are massive…

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The Benefits of Having an Online Spiritual Adviser

There are times when we feel helpless. We are trapped in the middle of nowhere and we don’t know which way to go. It is during these moments when having good friends or someone to talk with could be of great use. Sadly, not all of our friends will be there as soon as we need them. They also have their busy lives and we can’t force them to attend to our needs and listen to our problems. This is where spiritual advisers enter the picture. With their help, we have someone to listen to us and even give us…

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A Simple Guide to Choosing the Right Psychic

There are so many important spiritual products in the world. But one thing that is invaluable is a good online psychic. Choosing a psychic is like choosing your doctor. Not everyone is alike, because each psychic has their own unique skill and specialty. Of course, you would not go to an eye doctor when your foot is aching, right? Not only that, it is important to seek spiritual advice from trusted psychics reviewed by Jenny, you should also go to the right kind of psychic for your specific trouble, need, or question. Today we compiled a simple guide to choosing…

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10 Best Spiritual Movies And Spiritual Movie Characters Of All Time

In this list we're going to look at the 10 best spiritual movies of all time and the spiritual characters who made the so darned good.   Through the years movies have given us insight into spirituality and philosophy and some movies have been so inspiring that they may have even let you to become spiritual yourself. That's a good thing. Science has proven the importance of spirituality. Spirituality leads to a healthier, happier life. So by inspiring spirituality, these movie characters actually make us healthier.  But what is the best spiritual movie and who is the best spiritual movie character?…

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Get High on Sound Waves with a Sound Bath Meditation

In this guest post, Yogi Brent shows you how to get high on sound waves using a Sound Bath meditation. There are many ways to recharge in a short amount of time, but a Gong sound bath meditation is one of the most pleasurable. The sensation of floating, of energy moving through your body, tingling, temperature changes, sonic skin massage, and being transported to another time and place. These sensations are what you will experience when you “get high on sound waves”, when you experience a gong sound bath meditation. We are vibrational beings. When you relax while in the…

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