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

Sex and Meditation

This post may be a little… weird and awkward, and you may learn more information about me than you’ll ever want to know. It also may be slightly NSFW, and its slightly opinionated, so feel free to disagree with anything, but I feel like a post like this is necessary.

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80 Meditation Quotes

  • “When we meditate, what we actually do is enter into the deeper part of our being…” -Sri Chinmoy
  • “Meditate Silently. You will be able to create a totally new life for Yourself.” -Sri Chinmoy
  • “I meditate so that I can inundate my entire being with the omnipotent power of … Continue reading

Who’s Searching for Meditation and Yoga?

For those who do not know, Google has a service called Google Trends; a service that can show how many people have been searching for a topic at a time, and where the searches were most popular. Just for fun, I did a trend search for both meditation … Continue reading

Lightheadedness during meditation

Recently on our (Old) forums, a user who was new to meditation complained that they were feeling lightheaded and dizzy during meditation and had to stop. They then asked whether or not they were doing something wrong.

First, we need to understand what causes lightheadedness. According to Wikipedia, light-headedness … Continue reading

Tips for an in-home meditation retreat

Recently, I mentioned that I was going to do a week long meditation “retreat” at home. I also invited others to join in at some point. If you want to do a meditation “retreat” at home, then here are a few tips:
1. Decide how serious the retreat will … Continue reading

What you can expect from meditation?

You want to start meditation, but are unsure what to expect from it. The truth is, everyone experiences meditation differently. Your experience will differ from someone else. So what can you experience? Read on.

Pain/discomfort

“Pain first?” you may ask yourself, “are you trying to scare me?” No, just being … Continue reading

The best yoga pose for medtation

Can’t sit for long periods of time cross legged while meditating? If you can’t consider the following:

Meditation and Yoga go together like peanut butter and jelly (lame metaphor, but you get the point). They compliment each other, as one deals with the body, and the other the mind. Although … Continue reading