Tag: meditation

Contacting Your Higher Self

An excerpt from the 40th Anniversary Edition of Creative Visualization Your spiritual source is the supply of infinite love, wisdom and energy in the universe....

Spirit Leaves: Why Meditate?

In the movie Eat, Pray, Love, journalist Elizabeth Gilbert (played by Julia Roberts) visits an ashram in India. Sitting cross-legged on the floor of...

Go your Own Way: Reflections on Meditation

I have always had my own ideas about meditation. I've never practiced in traditional form and I have never voluntarily tried. Meditation knocks on...

The Eternal Dance of Awareness

It's time to stop "doing" meditation. Many of us believe what our mind tells us, so we believe that meditation is a practice -- something we...

Why I Meditate: Building a Storehouse of Stillness and Unity

As human beings, we live here in the very practical world of duality. There is what is good and what is bad, what is...

Why is Meditation so important to Me?

The significance of meditation within the Tao-Chan/Ming Chia (in translation: Bright Beautiful School of Thought) philosophy that I teach, coach and endeavor to follow...

Meditation…or Why I put that in my Herbal Tea

I love to meditate. Taking time each day to center myself helps me to fulfill the roles I have taken on in life, from...

Gifts of Focus, Inner Strength, and a Quiet Mind

I stumbled into meditation more than 20 years ago, in the most unexpected way. I was working the night shift in a hospital while...

Why I Meditate

Here comes the negative mind chatter, as if a menacing, dark cloudburst is pouring heavy rain over my head. "You're ugly, lazy, overweight." These...

Be the Peace You Seek

We each come into this world and go through our lives with our own karmas, our own paths, and our own ways of understanding...

If I could offer You only one Tip for the Future,...

For those of you who can vividly remember the '90s, you may be familiar with "The Sunscreen Song," by Baz Luhrmann. Sometimes I fantasize...

Cloud Skipping

Okay, it's time for another exercise! Come, let's play in our minds! Read this first, then you can close your eyes to practice cloud...

Sadhguru to visit Minneapolis as part of North American tour

Sadhguru, a world-renowned yogi and visionary humanitarian, will be touring 17 cities during his North American fall tour to launch his first book for...

Spiritual Master to speak in Minneapolis August 13-14

Renowned spiritual Master Sant Rajinder Singh Ji Maharaj will be in Minneapolis on Saturday, Aug. 13, and Sunday, Aug. 14, at DoubleTree - Bloomington...

Yoga Festival to promote Keys to Peace, Happiness, Wellness

Minnesota's Best Yoga Festival & Geeta Conference of Americas, taking place August 27-29 at Geeta Ashram, 10537 Noble Ave., in Brooklyn Park, MN, will...

Your Cells are Listening: How Talking to your Body helps You...

"Every part of your body has its own consciousness or its own soul." These transformative words, spoken by indigenous medicine women, began my journey...

Five things I learned from Dogen

I discovered the 13th Century Japanese Zen Master Eihei Dogen when I was an 18-year-old punk rock bass player. Now I'm a waaaayyy-more-than 18-year-old...