Category: Advanced

How to use a Mala for Meditation

A Mala is a closed string of 27, 54 or 108 beads and one (often) larger bead, called the Guru bead that hangs perpendicular to the rest of the Mala. The tassle represents the awakened Sahasrara (crown chakra) or 1,000 petaled lotus as a symbol of enlightenment obtainable through the practice. Mala beads can be Read More

…and breathe! How to perform Jala Neti.

Prepare your neti pot using purified warm water and raw salt (approximately 1/2 teaspoon to one cup of water; the aim is for the warmth and salinity to mimic our blood) Firmly block one nostril with the neti pot, tipping the head the opposite way Swallow once and then breathe steadily through the mouth. Depending Read More

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