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Strange Reason Meditation Leads to a Happy Life

Why Meditation Leads to Happiness

There is lots of research which supports that meditation leads to happiness and helps one live a life full or joy and peace, but in this video I will present a very different view of why meditation leads to an end of suffering.

Although this reason for Meditation leading to a happy life is certainly a bit unusual, for those of us who have devoted our lives to meditation, it is validated through our years of experience and practice.


How Nature Helps Us Overcome Loneliness and Find Happiness

Importance of Nature in Ending Isolation

Loneliness is not the same as Aloneness.  Aloneness is the power to stand apart and have a direct connection with life, while Loneliness is feeling disconnected and depressed.

Loneliness is the result of a life spent endlessly caught in the web of egocentric thinking.  Eventually these ever isolating thought patterns leave us so completely cut off from the whole that even in the midst of crowds we feel like we are not a part of anything.  It’s very sad.


Why Spiritual Seeking Involves Walking the Razor’s Edge with Awareness

Welcome to an article by our new guest contributor, Dr. Bina Nangia. Dr. Nangia is a long-time spiritual seeker who works with children. This week she looks at how spiritual seeking is about dancing the razor’s edge.

by Dr. Bina Nangia

Image by Pau Molas

Spiritual seeking happens when it is meant to happen.

It definitely depended on thousands of things to co-ordinate in my life. When there is intense longing to ‘know what you don’t know’ the path begins to unfold.

With receptivity, every person, object, situation points to the direction of your seeking. Once on this path, the journey begins.


What do Yoga and Physics Have in Common?

Our popular contributor Kara-Leah shifts focus this week, looking at how yoga and physics have more in common than you might think. 

by Kara-Leah Grant, Forty Days of Yoga – Breaking down the barriers to a home yoga practice.

Both yogis and physicists both seek to understand the true nature of reality – one looks outward and one looks inward but in the end, always the twain shall meet.

In his book, The Elements of Yoga, Godfrey Devereux uses physics to explain how our perspective can limit our understanding of ‘reality’.

He says:


3 Great Buddhist Meditation Techniques

Previously, guest author, Richard wrote popular articles about Om Mantra ChantingThe Awakening of Kundalini and Energy CentersYoga Pranayama for Beginners and So Hum Mantra Meditation.  Today he teaches us 3 wonderful Buddhist Meditation Techniques. Each of these techniques is time tested and will suit different aspirants depending on their personality and preferences.  Read on below and find one that is right for you.

Richard is a meditation teacher and author, and you will find more information on the courses he offers on his website How to Meditate n Heal.

How to Meditate — Three Different Buddhist Meditation Techniques

By Richard Crown


Gayatri Mantra Meaning, Benefits and Power

Previously, guest author, Richard wrote popular articles about Om Mantra ChantingThe Awakening of Kundalini and Energy CentersYoga Pranayama for Beginners and So Hum Mantra Meditation.  Today he discusses with us the meaning, benefits and great power of the Gayatri Mantra . In the article below you will also find links to download a free MP3 of the Gayatri Mantra along with links to videos of Gayatri Mantra Meditation.  

Richard is a meditation teacher and author, and you will find more information on the courses he offers on his website

Gayatri – The Ancient, Supreme Mantra

 Gayatri Mantra Meaning - Temple


5 Ways Meditation Promotes Good and Healthy Relationships

How to Have Healthy Relationships

Good Relationships

One of the benefits that is often cited by the students of my Free Online Meditation Classes and the Meditation Certification Program, is the significant improvements they see in their relationships as a result.  To me this is no surprise, as the inner transformation that meditation bring about ends up affecting all aspects of one’s life, especially one’s relationships.  So how exactly does meditation lead to healthier and happier relationships?  Below is a list of 5 ways it helps.

How Meditation Helps Forge Healthy Relationships:

1. Reduces Anger and Irritation in Relationships:


How to Sleep Correctly | Advise from the Enlightened

How to Sleep

The Right Way to Fall Sleep

Sleep and the nighttime are a very important and interesting part of spiritual evolution and in this two part series I am going to go into some of the more fascinating and unusual suggestions of how to get the most out of sleep time.  This series will be helpful to both, those who are suffering from insomnia or disturbed sleep and those who are interested in maximizing spiritual growth during sleep time.


Karma Yoga Teachings from the Masters

What is Karma Yoga

Karma Yoga Quotes

Here are two inspirational quotes from the Tao Te Ching on Karma Yoga (the Yoga of Action), about how one ought to approach one’s life and work.  They are consistent with Lord Krishna’s teachings of Karma Yoga from the Bhagawat Gita.  The essence of these teachings is to do the work that is required of you by life, without placing emphasis on the results or rewards of the work.

You can read about Krishna’s teachings in the following article, The Yoga of Meditation, and below you will find the similar views expressed by the great Taoist master Lau-tzu.


Beautiful Prayer to Talk to God

How to Talk to God

Prayer for Talking to God

For 20+ years now, my mother, Shobha Mehta, has been running a monthly spiritual get-together which is focused on helping children develop into compassionate, wise and positive human beings.  A part of the studies is also for them to learn about the various aspects of Divinity and how to integrate God into their heart, mind and life.  In recent times, she has handed over the reigns to the next generation, and they have been marvelously continuing this great tradition that she started.  A special thanks to Harsh Mendiratta for continuing this most precious ritual.