Meditation

David Lynch, Meditation, and Yoga Gives Back

    Yoga Gives Back: How did you get involved with the practice of Transcendental Meditation? David Lynch: Sometime in the late 1960s or early 1970s I heard a phrase, “True happiness is not out there—true happiness lies within.” This phrase had a ring of truth to it for me. But it is a frustrating [...]

By | August 11th, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments

Meditation on the Ocean

Sunset over Santa Monica Photo by Jeff Skeirik/Rawtographer The word ocean is so beautiful that it is a mantra all by itself. Listen to the sound of it––Ooooohhhhh turning into shhhhnnnnn. It has a susurration* that lends itself to meditation, a variation on OM. The physical reality of the ocean is a great [...]

By | August 8th, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments

Eckhart Tolle Living a Life of Presence

Eckhart Tolle is a spiritual teacher and author of the New York Times bestsellers The Power of Now and A New Earth. In this interview about Living a Life of Presence, he answers some of the most common questions from his readers and live audiences related to intuition, gratitude, and teaching young people mindfulness. LA [...]

By | July 10th, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments

Fullness

Meditating with The Radiance Sutras One of the genius insights of yoga and meditation traditions is that we can pay attention to the flow of life through our bodies. We have the power to be intentionally self-aware at any time, in any place, in any way. Pranayama, asana, and meditation are practices designed to encourage [...]

By | March 3rd, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments

The Universe is Beautiful

Meditating with The Radiance Sutras Have you ever seen something so beautiful that you just wanted to fall down? That puppy was so cute I had to kneel down and grab him. We hiked through the forest and came upon a lake so breathtaking I had to sit down. She looked so marvelous that I [...]

By | January 25th, 2016|Meditation|0 Comments

Delicious Rest

Looking for the ultimate feeling of rest? by Dr Lorin Roche   Did you know that certain forms meditation can give you a deeper rest than deep sleep? There are actually thousands of techniques that are all lumped together under the name “meditation,”with each one has different physiological effects. Some are not very restful. But, [...]

By | December 1st, 2015|Meditation|0 Comments

Quest for the Inner Elixir

We all experience life’s sweet moments. These are so magical that you feel suffused with vitality and gratitude, slightly high. These flashes may come after working hard pursuing your passion – you just did a hard yoga class perfectly matched to your skill level, and now you are on your mat happy and exhausted. You [...]

By | October 26th, 2015|Meditation|0 Comments

Cave Optional

By Dean Sluyter Once upon a time in a long-ago decade, before doctors were recommending meditation to control blood pressure and insomnia, before football teams and tech companies were using it to get better at crushing the competition, I started my career as a meditation teacher. Back then, mainstream folks were generally curious but dubious: [...]

By | September 29th, 2015|Meditation|0 Comments

What Do You Love?

Merge with the essence of life through meditation. I love sex. I love food. I love sleeping. I love music. I love dancing. I love parties. I love dreaming, chocolate, movies, and walking the dogs. I love travel, seeing new places, and then returning home. We all have our favorite everyday motions that are deeply [...]

By | July 2nd, 2015|Meditation|0 Comments

Breath Is Exciting

  How the air we breathe can teach us about our environment During a workshop, I heard a woman say, “Breath is exciting.” She spoke with the delight a person would reserve for talking about a delicious and slightly dangerous love affair. Victoria (not her real name) continued, “Ever since I was a little girl, [...]

By | June 2nd, 2015|Meditation|0 Comments