5 Amazing Mantras For Your Yoga

5 Amazing Mantras For Your Yoga

5 Amazing Mantras For Your Yoga ~ Mantra is a Sanskrit word for mind instrument. It is a sound repeated to aid concentration in meditation. Mantras are a yoga tool that can be used anytime, anywhere to awaken the self and calm the mind. Repetition of the mantra...
7 Short Zen Stories You Will Love

7 Short Zen Stories You Will Love

7 Short Zen Stories You Will Love ~ Zen has a rich tradition of storytelling. We like stories so much because we can relate to them, whether they’re real or fiction. We personally connect with stories. We need to experience and go through something directly in order...
6 Sanskrit Words Every Yogi Would Appreciate

6 Sanskrit Words Every Yogi Would Appreciate

6 Sanskrit Words Every Yogi Would Appreciate ~ Have you heard your yoga teacher say a pose in a different language? They were probably speaking in Sanskrit. Sanskrit is an ancient language which used to be spoken in India and is now used only for literary and...
Introduction to Zen Meditation

Introduction to Zen Meditation

Zen meditation or zazen is a type of meditation unique to Zen Buddhism. It literally means “sitting zen” or simply put, “seated meditation.” It involves focusing on the breath and remaining in the present moment. It is an intensely simple...
8 Most Effective Meditation Songs

8 Most Effective Meditation Songs

8 Most Effective Meditation Songs ~ Meditation is known by many to be practiced in silence. While silent meditation can be very effective for some people, it doesn’t necessarily mean that meditation is required to be performed without sounds in order to attain...