Meditation

Explorer’s Mind

What happens when I meditate? I have two totally conflicting desires: I love to travel, and I love to be at home. Fortunately, meditation satisfies both. Minds don’t wander, they journey, and the purpose of all this travel is to return home enriched. Human beings have a hunger for fresh experience. We are always exploring, [...]

By | May 30th, 2013|Meditation|0 Comments

Radiance Sutras: Mighty Shakti

Just for a moment, let’s breathe in awe and delight with Shakti, for She is power and always awesome. In English, we might refer to her as “Mother Nature.” We are all powered by Shakti, and when we practice Yoga, we are invited to notice that every thought we think is a sparkle of Shakti [...]

By | April 30th, 2013|Meditation|1 Comment

The Cosmic Playground

Yoga As Your Box of Toys Come on kids! Let’s meditate on the outward appearance of the body (rupa) and give ourselves the power of invisibility. (Yoga Sutras 3.21) We can be like Invisible Woman and sneak around -- no one will see us! Let’s meditate on elephants (hasti) and become strong as the Hulk! [...]

By | March 26th, 2013|Meditation|0 Comments

The Celebrity Instinct

The Celebrity Instinct Meditation by Dr. Lorin Roche  A meditation from The Radiance Sutras, on people we love. Johnny Depp. Natalie Portman. Robert Pattinson. Jennifer Lawrence. Denzel Washington. Angelina Jolie. Leonardo DiCaprio. Scarlett Johansson. Are you daydreaming about an actor? Have you ever? Believe it or not, there is a yoga for that. I am not making [...]

By | May 29th, 2012|Meditation|0 Comments

The Marriage of Passion and Peace

A meditation on lust, anger, bewilderment, and intoxication From The Radiance Sutras, a new version of the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra By Dr. Lorin Roche She drives you wild, out of your mind. You are crazy over him. She cast her spell over you. You’re thinking with the brain in your pants, not the one in [...]

By | May 16th, 2012|Meditation|0 Comments

Pain as Portal

By Dr. Lorin Roche Ouch. Ooooooowwwwwwwwwwwch. The mantra of pain. Hurt happens. In sports, we can get blistered, sprained, sunburned, and bruised. When we are cooking, we can get cut, burned, shocked, stung, pepper in the nose, onion in the eyes. Love is a workout too, with its own injuries – heartaches that come as sharp [...]

By | February 29th, 2012|Meditation|0 Comments

The Expedition Within

Meditation by Dr. Lorin Roche When Buddha sat down to meditate, it was just his lonesome self and the Bo tree. The perfect yoga retreat. No one around for miles. Inner peace at last! Good to go, right? What could go wrong? But no, various monsters had to come over, find his tree, and start [...]

By | February 2nd, 2012|Meditation|0 Comments

Gratitude for the Inner Flame

Meditation by Dr. Lorin Roche A Meditation with The Flame Mantra from the Vijnana Bhairava Tantra I hate winter. Always have. Let me count the ways: There is less daylight. You have to wear more clothes - more than just surf shorts and a T-shirt. Sunset happens while you are still inside at work. Other [...]

By | January 19th, 2012|Meditation|0 Comments

Take a Stand in Eternity

A meditation on seeing God everywhere inspired by The Radiance Sutras, a new version of the vijnana bhairava tantra Minds wander. That’s what they do. Attention is dynamic by nature, always on a Quest. Hearts are always looking for love. The heart, by design, longs to be in the rhythm of giving and receiving. In [...]

By | January 19th, 2012|Meditation|0 Comments

The Resurrection of Christ Within You

La SegundaVenida de Cristo La resurrección del Cristo que mora en tu interior by Paramahansa Yogananda A continuación se presentan algunos pasajes de la edición en español de La Segunda Venida de Crist: La resurrección del Cristo que mora en tu interior, Volumen I (Self-Realization Fellowship, copyright © 2011, Los Ángeles, Calif.), de Paramahansa Yogananda, [...]

By | December 21st, 2011|Meditation|0 Comments