Meditation for Children

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By Chitra Suku

Young children naturally enter a state of meditation as they play with their toys, become engrossed in their music, dance, or any other activity that allows them to be fully present. As they get older, though, their focus shifts from the present moment to the past and future as the mental chatter takes over because of conditioning, expectations, and ...

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Gap in the incessant stream of thought

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By Eckhart Tolle

Portal into the Unmanifested is created through the cessation of thinking. This can start with a very simple thing, such as taking one conscious breath or looking, in a state of intense alertness, at a flower, so that there is no mental commentary running at the same time. There are many ways to ...

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Five Keys for Maintaining Relationships

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By Sri Sri Ravishankar

For maintaining  relationships, you have to first have a relationship with yourself. Your relationship with yourself is called integrity. If you have no relationship with yourself, that’s called lack of integrity. Secondly, being informal keeps your interpersonal relationship strong, for it gives space for mistakes to happen. You cannot expect perfection in any ...

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Krishna – Adorable Boss of the Blue

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By Swami Chinamayananda

This is a sacred day, dedicated to Lord Krishna. for centuries together, the story of Krishna has been repeated on this day. Krishna was born on this day in Mathura and we are inspired by the story year after year.  We must remember, when the great sage  Vyasa wrote about ...

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Calming a child’s mind

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By MAUREEN HEALY

Calming a child’s mind is like tilling soil. It is the necessary preparation needed before planting any seeds. Adults, educators and parents alike all perform the awesome role of planting powerful metaphorical seeds in their children. Such seeds are of happiness, insight, kindness, ethics and harmony.

A child’s mind that is calm tends ...

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From Thoughts to No-Thoughts

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By Dr. Krishna Bhatta

Meditation is a journey from thoughts to no-thoughts. There are no thoughts, no waves and no mind-noises. There is just pure existence. Yet, when realized people have to communicate, they also have to use the same mind and thoughts that we do. But, they use mind & thoughts as and when they ...

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How to stop Gossiping

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By Paramahamsa Yogananda

Your individual happiness depends to a large extent upon protecting yourself and your family from the evil results of gossiping. See no evil, speak no evil, hear no evil, think no evil, feel no evil. Most people can talk about other people for hours ...

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Can the mind be subdued?

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By Pratichi Mathur

Perfection lives inside us. Mind seeks it externally. Contentment is our true nature. The mind searches it, in everything it encounters. Peace is our very essence, so the mind hankers after peace, writes treaties, wages wars, negotiates; bargains and haggles, buys and sells, and when still elusive, mocks or eulogizes it.

Bliss ...

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Obstacles & Oppurtunities in Meditation

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The Buddha enumerates five such obstacles: sensuality, ill will, laziness, restlessness, and anxiety or fear. Each of these locks us out of deeper consciousness. Like an inner tube around a swimmer’s waist, these five obstacles keep us from diving below the surface of the mind by entangling us in the thoughts and experiences of the outside ...

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