Archive for Topic: Meditation/Mindfulness

This is why meditation is so good for you (and why Prince Harry does it every day)

Prince Harry is said to meditate every day - along with 40 million people using the app Headspace - and 91 million people searching for the term on Google. Here's how meditation [...]

Mystic Mantra: Three points of mindfulness

"Let your consciousness be unburdened by your mind that dwells in the past and the future - and observe reality as it is," writes Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle, February 4, 2019.

Corporations implement meditation

Prachi describes one of the several meditation classes she conducts with corporate staff throughout India.

Meditate and cheer up

Chaitanya Keerti writes on the benefits of meditation, now recognised globally. Published in Happy Ho on November 19, 2018.

Seven points of mindfulness

A person who lives a life of devotion has a certain direction in life - will not go astray, writes Keerti in the Asian Age. Published on November 26, 2018.

Thai soccer team’s secret of survival was meditation

Anand Kul Bhushan reports how meditation helped twelve Thai boys and their coach to overcome emotions and fears during their long ordeal of being trapped in a cave.

The art of awareness is the most difficult of all arts

Arun speaks about sannyasins and seekers and the importance of a disciplined and balanced life that includes meditation. Excerpt from his recently published book, 'Panchasheel, [...]

‘Strength through Meditation’

An article published in the German weekly Stern on August 31, 2017, commented on by Punya.

Walk with me

Sneha reviews the recently released documentary about Thich Nhat Hanh and his Plum Village located near Bordeaux in southwest France, the first monastic community founded by him in [...]

Yoga and meditation can change your genes

A new scientific review suggests that these and other mindfulness exercises can actually reverse stress-related changes in genes, writes Amanda McMillan in TIME Magazine, published [...]

Anything can be turned into meditation

Osho states, "Wall Street is as good as any Himalayan cave."

Stop! Meditate…

We think we are awake, but we continue to live as if we are asleep, states Keerti in the Deccan Chronicle on January 10, 2017.

In Pursuit of Silence

In a clamouring world of ever growing noise, a meditative film makes the case for less noise pollution. Sandrine Ceurstemont writes in New Scientist on June 15, 2016.

Earworms and Meditation

Purushottama writes about a frequent experience many people have and offers some good advice.

Meditation Is No Commodity

More and more scientists and psychologist are researching the benefits of meditation, says Keerti in Asian Age, published on March 14, 2016.

Why Silence Is So Good For Your Brain

In a loud and distracting world, finding pockets of stillness can benefit your brain and body. Here are four science-backed reasons why, writes Carolyn Gregoire in The Huffington [...]

Destroy the World’s Noisiness!

[...] it all depends how much you trust your silence, how much you trust yourself, how much the silence is arising from your inner sources.

The Secret Superpower of Meditation

Marc Itzler writes about "meditation’s greatest gift."

Meditation Has to Become Almost Like a Wildfire

Osho says, "The society has no soul, you can change only the individual...."

Meditation is Simple

Marc explains the key attitudes about practicing meditation.

Why Man Is Not Meditative

"This is the reason why man is not meditative: The whole society forces him to be in a state of mind, not in a state of meditation."

Alternatives to Sitting Meditation

No longer the sole province of the hemp-swathed sprouting enthusiast, meditation's popularity has exploded across our collective faces...

Meditation, Compassion and Gratitude

Osho explains how gratitude arises out of compassion and is not directed towards anyone in particular.

Fact and Fiction About Meditation

Kaiyum analyses the alleged scientific conclusions and hype about a new book, The Buddha Pill.

People Are In A Hurry

I have come to know people who have meditated three days, and on the fourth day they ask,

Become a Full Moon Night

Purnima means full moon night - a full moon night of bliss.

Be Watchful

A visitor has been posted by the army from Nepal to Poona.

Four Stages of Meditation

Every day more and more people get attracted to meditation.

The 3 M’s: Mathematics, Music, Meditation

Osho talks about the trinity: mathematics, music and meditation.

Meditation Can Reshape Our Brains

Neuroscientist and meditator Sara Lazar displays brain scans that show meditation can actually change the size of key regions of our brain, improving our memory and making us more [...]

21-Day Experiment in Silence and Seclusion

Osho explains all the steps during the 21 day experiment in silence and what is bound to be experienced

Fear of Meditation

Madhuri describes her first encounter with meditation and the fear this creates (in all of us)

Meditation, Shaktipat and Healing

Osho answers direct questions about healing through meditation and the chemical effects on the body and mind, and the meaning of shaktipat

Meditation: In Search of the Miraculous

Osho answers questions of seekers about meditation, its effects on the body and mind, about the four stages of meditation