Harness the Power of the Subconscious Mind

Understanding the subconscious mind has been the subject of many debates and many books have been written about it. Yet, it remains ever elusive. Our lack of direct control over the subconscious mind gives it an air of mystique. And we stumble through life, not realising or understanding how to harness the...

Different kinds of thoughts

Six different kinds of thoughts tend to preoccupy us. It is not till we understand these different kinds of thoughts that we can begin to conquer them and work on stilling the mind. photo credit: Eneas The mind is a fascinating thing. It only sleeps when you do and it’s job is to give your ego a...

Meditation – The Beginners Guide

Meditation is the process by which the practitioner learns to still the mind. Did you read that right – STILL THE MIND! I would call it one of the most challenging tasks you will undertake. Making pigs fly might seem like a walk in the park compared to this. photo credit: Mara ~earth...

Mountain top meditation

Do you know I just realised I have never shared my favourite meditation of all time. It is called sadhana in the kundalini yoga camps. But as part of our training we slept out on the mountain top and we woke up in the morning at 5:30am to do our sadhana. It was cold as you can tell and we were wrapped up in...

Laya yoga meditation

I tried the laya yoga meditation today with music from Sat Kartar Kaur. Didn’t work I am afraid! There is something about music with meditation that just does not work. I think the meditation that works for me has to come with silence, some chanting and a feeling of peace. Although the music was very...

The ideal length of meditation

We completed our Module 4 in Kundalini Yoga teacher training. I didnt really enjoy Saturday’s yoga or meditation. The mantra we were chanting “I am…” did not sit well with me and I could not connect on any level. The trainers tell you to do the meditation to practice and perfect it....

During meditation

Whilst dong the 11 minute shiv asana after my yoga session yesterday and today, I found myself in what can be best described as an in between state – neither awake nor asleep. And for a moment, it seemed like a real connection. I can’t really tell you what the connection was with and what it felt...

Has meditation worked for me

Yes I believe it has. Can I say that without a shadow of doubt – no I cant! So many things are going on at the same time that I could not tell you which one is having the most effect but generally I feel I have arrived at a “happy place”. Oh Christ! I can imagine the grief I am going to get...

« Older Entries