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Meditation: Create CalmMeditation is a focusing of the mind on a single object with the goal of creating the cessation of all thought. The techniques of meditation are simple and easy to learn, but the ability to keep the mind focused takes time, patience and practice.
Pranayama: Yogic BreathingPranayamas are breathing exercises developed by the ancient yogis for purification and to cultivate “life force energy.”
Yoga 101: the BasicsThroughout the long history of yoga a vast collection of spiritual techniques and practices aimed at integrating mind, body and spirit have been developed. What is normally thought of as “yoga” in the West is really Hatha Yoga, one of the many paths of yoga.
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- “These days, my practice is teaching me to embrace imperfection: to have compassion for all the ways things haven't turned out as I planned, in my body and in my life – for the ways things keep falling apart, and failing, and breaking down. It's less about fixing things, and more about learning to be present for exactly what is.” ⏤ Anne Cushman
- “Rid your body of its impurities, let your speech be true and sweet, feel friendship for the world, and with humility seek wealth and knowledge.” ⏤ Tirumalai Krishnamacharya
- “You cannot understand life and its mysteries as long as you try to grasp it. Indeed, you cannot grasp it, just as you cannot walk off with a river in a bucket. If you try to capture running water in a bucket, it is clear that you do not understand it and you will always be disappointed, for in the bucket the water does not run. To have running water you must let go of it and let it run.” ⏤ Alan Watts
- “The love of God, the love of the Spirit, is an all-consuming love. Once you have experienced it, it shall lead you on and on in the eternal realms. That love will never be taken away from your heart. It shall burn there, and in its fire you shall find the great magnetism of Spirit that draws others unto you, and attracts whatsoever you truly need or desire.” ⏤ Paramahansa Yogananda
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