Posts Tagged ‘meditation’

Kirtan – Dynamic Chanting

Kirtan takes you into the dynamic musical experience in the Bhakti tradition. Expert singers and musicians trade off leading the Maha Mantra chant and the audience sings, claps hands and occasionally rises to dance. Expect both meditative and exuberant chanting! In the Bhakti tradition the practice of mantra kirtan is celebrated as the dharma (spiritual…

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Owning Your Dosha: Implications, Effects and Opportunities of Each Body Constitution

“He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened.” —Lao Tzu “What’s your dosha?” If you don’t already know the answer to that increasingly mainstream question, visit this website to take a dosha quiz and determine your body type. Thanks to famous Ayurvedically influenced health gurus like Deepak Chopra, Dr. Vasant Lad and Dr. John…

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Get Your Mind Right: Using Meditation in the Classroom

Taft High School student Laura K. used classroom meditation techniques as preparation for testing. “The relaxation meditation made a big difference because it calmed me down,” she said. “It gave me enough patience to read the passage and answer the questions carefully.” With the current educational focus so heavy on data, assessment and accountability, students…

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