Category Archives: Meditation

Bhairava mudra meditation for harmony and balance

Bhairava mudra is one of a few mudras - yogic hand gestures - that are commonly taken for meditation practice. I find it gives an instant feeling of peacefulness. Traditionally, the right hand is placed on top of the left. Both hands rest in the lap during meditation. Bhairava mudra is said to harmonise the…
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So Hum meditation – still your mind, make life easier

Day after day let the yogi practice the harmony of the soul. Bhagavad Gita So hum is a technique we can easily learn as a basis for meditation. It focuses the mind on one point and this takes us beyond the chatter and thoughts that naturally arise when we are still. So hum is an internal mantra…
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Heart mudra meditation – love, compassion, connection

All you need is love. So the great song goes. This simple, beautiful heart mudra meditation practice creates a feeling of loving warmth, wellbeing and gratitude. It brings a sense of connection. With the use of a hand mudra – a yogic hand ‘gesture’ or ‘seal’ – our energy or prana (life force, breath) is…
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Walking meditation: re-balance, reconnect

I first came across walking meditation on retreats in which no physical yoga was practised. It was alternated with periods of seated meditation in blocks of 45 minutes - a welcome break - walking mindfully back and forth in silence over the same short distance outdoors. In everyday life, walking meditation takes just a few minutes and is a…
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