Kirtan Kriya (Sa Ta Na Ma Meditation)

In Kundalini Yoga, there is an exercise known as “Kirtan Kriya”.  This is also known as a meditation technique called “Sa Ta Na Ma.”  The reason why it is called “Sa Ta Na Ma” is because that is what the meditator chants throughout the meditation.  It is a very easy … Continue reading

The “Right Way” to Meditate

Online, you will see websites and youtube videos that say “Meditate the right way” or “The right way to meditate.” They usually then give you a technique and instructions. Is this, however, the right way to meditate?

The way I see it is this. There is no universal “right way” … Continue reading

Mantra Meditation

Mantra meditation is meditation on a phrase, idea, or word. The word can be anything that means something to the meditator. Some mantras include god’s names, or sanskrit words; but it can also be anything such as “love” and “peace” or something similar. Some common mantras include:

OM (Aum)

So’ham … Continue reading