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Do You Share These 10 Signs Of An Enlightened Person

Our mission here on THE DAILY MEDITATION is to help you achieve enlightenment. But you might wonder: What are the signs of an enlightened person? Enlightened people are all around us. But you might not spot them. After all, enlightened people are not the type of people to gloat, show off or draw attention to themselves. In fact, they are often the quieter ones, the ones helping out their fellow man, the ones protecting the environment, the ones living their entire lives to help those in need. Here are the top 10 signs of an enlightened person. Are you one…

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Ultimate Guide To Meditation Altars And Shrines

One of the best places to sit and focus your mind 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 zen 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…

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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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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 spoiled 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. Here are the absolute best books on chakras. As well as the books below, I’ve written lists of the best meditation books on specific topics. Take a look at my lists for: Meditation Books…

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How To Practice Bhakti Yoga Properly In 2019

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In this article I'll be looking at how to practice Bhakti yoga meditation properly, and the benefits you will get out of it. But first: What is Bhakti yoga? Bhakti yoga is an ancient meditation technique that stems from Hinduism and Buddhism. Today it is mostly associated with yoga [READ: Best Yoga Meditation Techniques]. The aim of the practice is to make the mind one with a deity, object or person. For instance, Buddhists would use the technique to become one with Buddha. However, you can also practice by meditating on a relaxing object, such as a crystal. Bhakti is…

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8 Spiritual Protection Techniques To Remove 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 Stop Your Aches

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 rI discuss meditation for headaches and 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. The feeling of pain…

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4 Contemplative Meditation Techniques You Need To Experience

What is the best contemplation meditation technique? There are many different 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 vacation…

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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 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 them 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 led 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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How To Meditate To Sarva Mangala For Khechara

When we meditate on tantric Goddess Sarva Mangala we receive Khechara and we find deep inner peace. Sarva Mangala (who you can read about on TheMotherDivine) is peaceful, calm and quiet. It is said in the ancient texts that she often visits people when they meditate. Then, she may confer upon the meditator khechara. Sarva Mangala [1] is said to be able to confer upon those that meditate with her the quality of khecara, which is sometimes translated as “floating freely under the vault of the sky.” “Floating freely under the vault of the sky” is a beautiful way of…

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How To Connect To Your Spiritual Self By Meditating

As a meditation teacher, many people ask me how to connect with the spiritual self.  The answer is to use specific spiritual meditation techniques.  Even though I teach over 31 types of meditation, I believe the best methods are the spiritual meditation techniques. Because we can use spiritual meditation to connect with our spiritual selves. When you know how to meditate spiritually, you find a way to connect to your higher self—that enlightened, more conscious, purer part of your own being.   In other words: you achieve enlightenment. You step into a higher state of being and you connect to your…

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The True Meaning Of Spirituality And Its Importance In Life
Being a spiritual person. It means you choose your own beliefs.

The True Meaning Of Spirituality And Its Importance In Life

What is the meanguring of spirituality in 2019? And what is the importance of spirituality in life? The answer to that question may surprise you. The true meaning of spirituality is not what most people think. In fact, it is the opposite of what a lot of people think. And it's important that you know the true meaning of spirituality, because science has proven that spirituality is important in your life. If you're unhappy or unhealthy, spirituality can help. But the masses still turn their noses up to spirituality, partly because they confuse it for religion, and partly because there…

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10 Inspiring Spiritual Wisdoms We Thought You’d Share
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10 Inspiring Spiritual Wisdoms We Thought You’d Share

Here are 10 inspiring spiritual wisdoms we think you will share with us. These will help you go deeper in spiritual practice.  1. Nothing Matters More Than Stopping Harm, To Animals, People Or The World [bctt tweet="Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul lays unawakened" username="t_d_meditation"] One of the main spiritual wisdoms that we all share is that nothing is more important in the world than stopping hurt. We spiritualists are inspired to stop animals, people, and the world itself from suffering. Last week I was out for a walk (a Zen walk, more specifically) when…

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List Of Spiritual Words Everybody Needs To Know

In this list of spiritual words you will find 87 of the most important spiritual words and their meanings. If you personally know a different spiritual word you would like to add to the list, please leave a comment. Include the spiritual word and the meaning of that spiritual word. Thanks.  List of spiritual words with meanings Active Meditation: Active meditation, as the name implies, is all about meditating while  being physically active, such as by doing meditative dancing. Active meditations (sometimes called “Dynamic Meditations”) involve walking, dance and other exercises. Akasha: Akasha (or space or ether) is one of…

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