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5 Morning Habits That Will Keep You Happy All Day

A man once asked the Buddha, "I want happiness."  So the Buddha said, "First remove the 'I'. That's ego. Then remove 'want'. That's desire. Now...
The Guest House by Rumi

The Guest House by Rumi

The Guest House by Rumi is a famous poem by the renowned 13th century mystic and poet, Rumi. In the poem, Rumi eloquently uses the...

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Moringa Benefits: 5 Health Benefits of Moringa Oleifera We Bet You Didn’t Know About

Moringa (aka Moringa Oleifera, Drumstick tree, Horseradish tree) is a small tree found in India known for its scientifically-proven health benefits. The antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of Moringa Oleifera...
The Dalai Lama's Guide to Happiness

The Dalai Lama’s Guide to Happiness

"For a happy life, physical well-being is important, but true wellness should include a happy mind." When the award-winning travel writer and editor at large...
Zen Meditation: Walking Meditation

Zen Meditation for Beginners: How to Practice Walking Meditation

This article was originally published on Soulful Arogya. In this article, you'll learn how to practice walking meditation, a simple yet powerful zen meditation technique.  "Let's...

MEDITATION

Loving Kindness Meditation

How to Practice Loving Kindness Meditation (Metta Meditation)

Loving Kindness Meditation is a popular Zen meditation technique which is practiced to develop compassion towards oneself and for all living beings. Loving Kindness Meditation also boosts our overall wellbeing and...
5 Best Books on Zen Philosophy

5 Best Books on Zen Philosophy

When we first start practicing Zen meditation, there is this voracious curiosity to learn more about this fascinating philosophy. Luckily, there are several books that...
So Hum Meditation Technique

How to Practice So Hum Meditation

So Hum meditation is a simple meditation technique which uses the repetition of a mantra (called So Hum mantra) to reach a state of...

PRANAYAMA

Viloma Pranayama: Pranayama for Beginners

Viloma Pranayama: A Pranayama Breathing Technique for Beginners

Viloma pranayama is a simple pranayama breathing technique which can be practiced in sitting (sukhasana)...
Ujjayi pranayama is one of the simplest Pranayama exercises and therefore ideal for beginners. It is also the only Pranayama breathing technique which can be practiced throughout the day.

Ujjayi Pranayama: How to Master the Ancient Yoga Breathing Technique [Infographic]

Ujjayi Pranayama is one of the simplest Pranayama exercises and therefore ideal for beginners. It is also the...
3 Simple Breathing Exercises to Sleep Better

3 Simple Breathing Exercises to Sleep Better

Insomnia is a serious sleep disorder which can have a huge impact on our physical and...
Tibetan Pranayama: 9 Round Breathing

How to Practice Tibetan Pranayama

Pranayama has been a source to draw in the ‘Prana’ or chi or the universal...
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3 Simple Pranayama Breathing Techniques You Should Know

Pranayama is a yogic discipline with origins in Ancient India. It is the fourth limb...

SPIRITUALITY

5 Best Books on Zen Philosophy

5 Best Books on Zen Philosophy

When we first start practicing Zen meditation, there is this voracious curiosity to learn more about this fascinating philosophy. Luckily, there are several books that...

PHILOSOPHY

57 Socrates Quotes for Essential Thinkers

57 Socrates Quotes for Essential Thinkers

Socrates is considered the father of Western philosophy. Born in 5th Century BC in Athens, Greece, Socrates had a profound influence on great thinkers...

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A Little-Known Buddha Story Which Teaches the Importance of Mindfulness

A Little-Known Buddha Story Which Teaches the Importance of Mindfulness

The concept of Inner Peace is at the very core of Buddhist doctrine. Only when we have achieved inner peace can we hope to...
The Guest House by Rumi

The Guest House by Rumi

The Guest House by Rumi is a famous poem by the renowned 13th century mystic and poet, Rumi. In the poem, Rumi eloquently uses the...

5 Morning Habits That Will Keep You Happy All Day

A man once asked the Buddha, "I want happiness."  So the Buddha said, "First remove the 'I'. That's ego. Then remove 'want'. That's desire. Now...