Category: Meditation

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Meditation for Challenging Times

Compassionate Prayer Our heart goes out to the victims of the earthquake in Japan. It is sometimes difficult to know how to react, what to do, how to feel when something of this magnitude happens in our global community. Yoga Bhajan encouraged us to meditate to keep our spirits aligned in the powerful projection of...

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Can Meditating Give You a Big Head?

Hopefully not, but it will increase the size of your brain. Several years ago, researchers at Yale, Harvard and MIT (no shortage of brains there) scanned the brains of experienced meditators and found it increased thickness in parts of the brain that deal with attention and processing sensory input.  Here’s more good news. They found...

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Meditation Superstore

Meditation is a hot topic. Coming with a strong recommendation from the likes of Dr. Oz and guests on Oprah, meditation is something that more and more people want to learn about. Here is a quick summary of the opportunities to practice meditation at Yoga Village.   Oneness Blessing The founders of Oneness explain that...

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Medititation helps Alzheimers patients

Researchers have shown that the Kundalini meditation technique called the Kirtan Kriya can reduce and even reverse the effects of Alzheimers disease. First they measured the effects of the Kirtan Kriya on regular practitioners. By means of a brain scan called a SPECT (SPECT stands for Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography). The resulting images clearly...