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Meditation as Medicine on the Rise

By EPHRAT LIVNI N E W   Y O R K, July 5 http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=118179&page=1 Many moons ago, a wandering Nepalese prince sat under a tree, vowing not to rise until he attained enlightenment. After a long night of deep meditation, Siddhartha Gautama, better known as the

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The Search for Happiness

What does happiness look like to you? How do you make yourself happy? Leave your comments below Check out our books Handbook of Meditation and A Spiritual Journey to start your search for peace and contentment

Exercise is great.......but don't overdue it!

Too much of a good thing?

A lot of us know about the different health practices and trends. Everyone knows exercise is good for you, but can too much be a bad thing……. YES! If you exercise too much and too hard you can end up damaging joints, tendons, ligament and

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Meditation – ease the fear of flying

Does the thought of flying make your palms sweaty?  Do you find yourself making alternative travel plans just to avoid flying? Many people are restricted by their fear of flying. CTV news found that majority of people who fear flying, actually fear having panic attacks

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Chinmaya Jyoti Yatra in India

Swami Chinmayananda came down from the Himalayas to share the knowledge of Vedanta with us. The Chinmaya Jyoti Yatra, led by Swami Mitrananda, in India was our attempt to take Him to the masses. May 8, 2016 marks the birth centenary of Pujya Gurudev Swami Chinmayananda.

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Self-realization

There are three different aspects in relation to the work that all of us should do if we want to obtain the Self-realization of the Being.  They are: Transmutation-Transformation-Transubstantiation. Meaning ‘through Change in Molecular redesigning Consecration is with Divine Presence. We have to become: filled

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The Heart

The vehicle of intuition is directly connected with the human heart. Accordingly, the heart is the centre of the sixth sense. Like all chakras in the spinal cord or kundalini,  the heart or anahata lotus flower spins and shines with extraordinary beauty. Universal energy flows

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Awareness intersects into Consciousness

Medically and scientifically, diverse dissections of Cosmic Awareness intersect with man’s structure. When a meditating apprentice of a yogic teacher enters his interior planes (kosha) he/she realises that this world one lives in is but an illusion (maya), and Time and Space are of different

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Yoga Practices

Yoga Practices are a record of instructions received during different levels of Yoga training. It is proof that any sealed book of humankind can be opened by an aspiring student during his development into his own inner states of being. By similar practices, anyone has

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Electroencephalogram (EEG) Changes during Meditation

The electroencephalogram (EEG) is the depiction of the electrical activity occurring at the surface of the brain. This activity appears on the screen as waveforms of varying frequency and amplitude measured in micro voltages.  Waveforms are classified according to frequency, amplitude, shape and at sites

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Scientific Breathing

Yogic breathing or pranayama is a fundamental practice in yoga. It is one of Patanjali’s eight-limbed path of ashtanga yoga for self-development through moral, physical and mental exercises: (yama or moral restraints; niyama or moral conduct; asana or physical posture; pranayama or breath control; pratyaharaor

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Endocrinology of Aging

Neuroendocrinology is physiology of the hypothalamus and its control over secretions of hypothalamic and pituitary glands. Hypothalamus maintains homeostasis, regulates reproduction, metabolism, eating and drinking behaviour, as well as energy utilization, osmolarity and blood pressure. Releasing Factors from hypothalamus triggerStimulating Factors from the Master Gland