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Singing Bowls Are Great For Your Well Being

September 5, 2017 by Spandana aka Tomoko

The benefits of singing bowls are many. From reducing anxiety levels to controlling stress to lowering blood pressure and even soothing pain, a singing bowl can do many good things for your health. Why is this possible? Because they produce a number of harmonic tones that help in stimulating the healing process in the human body. There no doubts the fact that singing bowls are great for your health!

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What is Meditation?

July 22, 2016 by Spandana aka Tomoko

What is meditation?  The purpose of, if we have to look at the purpose… if you sit in meditation slowly it will become like this: your body’s here, your mind is out there, what is you are somewhere else.  Once these three things are happening separately, once there is a space between you and the body, between you and the mind – this is the end of suffering.  

Once the fear of suffering is taken away, only then you will keep your instinct of self-preservation down; otherwise, you won’t keep it down.  As long as the fear of suffering is there, you will not keep the instinct of self-preservation down.

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The 3rd Annual International Yoga Day!

June 25, 2017 by Spandana aka Tomoko

To honor International Yoga Day, the group of yoga warriors (“Yoga Veeras”) from Isha USA got together on a large scale to surprise and amuse the general public with yoga postures with fun music at Time SQ, Brooklyn Bridge, Subway stations in New York City and Jersey City!

 

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The Seven Chakras And Their Significance

April 02, 2017 by Isha Foundation

Sadhguru tells us about the chakras or junction points of nadis, and explains the significance of the fundamental seven chakras.

There are too much of chakra talk going on everywhere.  Especially in the West, wherever you go, there are "wheel alignment centers" where they "align" your chakras and this and that.  From yoga studios to chiropractics, everybody is talking about it these days.  That has become the fashion.

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What is Yoga?

Though the benefits of yoga is well-known, the fundamental purpose of yoga is oftern overlooked by many modern practitioners.  Sadhguru reminds us that far beyond merely bending the body, the science of yoga provides the ultimate tool for enhancing human capabilities and functioning at the highest peak of body and mind.

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No Give & Take, Just Spring in Your Heart

How to balance the give and take of life?  A common saying in the Tamil language in India warns that both the one who always gives and the one who always takes will be ruined.  Sadhguru responds to this aphorism, explaining that one who is in tune with the life process, who is like springtime within himself, will naturally give whatever is needed.

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Dig Into Yourself to Find Bliss

Q: You say that when a person is blissful, he becomes more malleable, more free, less burdened by individuality.  What exactly is this bliss?  Can you describe true bliss, Sadhguru?

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Pournami – The night of the Full Moon

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 n this Pournami some 2500 years ago, something very tremendous happened after which the world has never remained the same.  After almost eight years of very body-destroying efforts, Gautama Siddhartha had become very weak.  His body was destroyed almost to a point of death.  At this time, he came to the river Niranjana, which was actually just a learn stream with knee-height water flowing swiftly.  He tried to cross the river, but halfway across, his body was so physically weak that he could not take one more step.  But he is not the kind to give up so he just held on to a dead branch that was there and just stood.

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