Monthly Archives: August 2010

A Two Step Strategy to Shake Off the Past

Are the past events constantly pulling you back? Do you find that the memories of past are constantly hounding you? Staying with conflicts means staying with stress and anxieties – that is, constant negative mental chatter. You certainly can’t feel … Continue reading

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3 Important Documentaries on Meditation in Prisons

3 Films on Vipassana meditation in prisons have awakened significant awareness in the public about this meditation as a potential tool for prison reforms. Continue reading

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Problem with Habits? You are not Alone

Remember struggling to come out of some habits? Yes, it is difficult to break habits, particularly those we have nurtured for a long time. Repetition creates habits. Any sport is nothing but developing habits, though we call them skills. When … Continue reading

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Vipassana Meditation: An Art of Living

Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India’s most ancient techniques of meditation. It was rediscovered by Gotama Buddha more than 2500 years ago and was taught by him as a universal remedy for … Continue reading

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Non Directive Meditation Techniques Provide Better Relaxation

As we have said earlier that there are two types of meditation: One, where you try concentrating on a particular object – a thought, mantra, visual form, etc. The other is where you just observe and do nothing – you … Continue reading

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Protect and Reclaim Yourself Through Meditation

Negative emotions rule the current world. A person who wants to lead a positive life has to first learn to protect himself from the negative onslaught of people, media, society, and government bureaucracy. It is rare to find positive people … Continue reading

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What is Vipassana?

The word Vipassana comes from the language (Pali) spoken by the Buddha. It is derived from the root passana, which means “to see” or “to observe”. Vipassana means seeing things “as they are, and not as you would like them … Continue reading

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