A Place of Stillness Blog
Do we make them up? Are they given to us?
Have they always been there and are waiting to be discovered?
“Ideas are universally rooted,” said Paramhansa Yogananda, and I like that, that makes sense! If ideas are there for us, accessible to all, it is then a matter of how to get to them?
Experience has shown me that when I am “empty,” I can receive what I need at the time I need it.
Has an idea ever come to you and you didn’t know what to do with it?
If ideas are universally rooted, it means that several of us can “have” the same idea, or we can put it in each other’s mind. And that is what has happened with the creation of this new product.
Many of YOU called to share this idea with US.
Honestly, I loved the idea from the beginning, but I wasn’t sure how it was going to come to life
Manifesting an idea can be overwhelming! So many details, but hear me out… if you focus and you put one foot in front of the other, put out energy, without giving in to fear or doubt, it will happen! And it doesn’t have to be all you. The right people will come to help you with the necessary skills, equipment, and knowledge. Thank you, Sue and Krishnabai for being key instruments in this manifestation, and thanks to all of you that asked for this product, and I invite you to continue doing so.
I learned to meditate as a child and my parents are lifelong meditators. I began to take my own practice more seriously when I was 20, but it wasn’t until nine years later that I was really meditating every day. It was an uphill battle, but I can say without hesitation that it has changed my [...]
The ability to relax the body is the vital first step for meditation.There is a feedback loop between the body and the mind. If the body is tense or restless, the mind will follow, and vice versa. Do you struggle to find a position where your body can be comfortable and relaxed?Watch this video!that offers [...]
I was riding home from town one day on my motorcycle back to Ananda Village in the Sierra Foothills. Winding my way along the curvy canyon road, I found a tension slowly growing in my heart. I started wondering why sometimes motorcycle rides are thrilling and freeing. During these rides, I feel a wondrous connection [...]
The chakra system consists of seven energy centers running along our spine. Each chakra, or energy center, has qualities that are contractive and expansive. We can awaken our chakras and the expansive qualities within them by meditating on them. Chakras are made of energy, and when we meditate on them we give them more energy [...]
We’d like to share a technique and prayer for practicing third eye meditation as our Part 2 to our recent blog. To review, the third eye is our sixth of seven chakras or energy centers in our body where we can tap into higher consciousness. It is located at the point between our eyebrows.Before we [...]
In this first of two installments on third eye meditation, we’d like share with you what happens when you concentrate on the third eye during meditation. In the next installment, we’ll share specific techniques to help guide you through your third eye meditation.Our third eye is the point between our eyebrows and is a place [...]
A mantra is a sacred sound or expression, often in the form of a word or phrase believed to have spiritual power. Mantras can bring about profound benefits when repeated, particularly in meditation. Repeating mantras cultivates a sort of affirmation, allowing the mind to concentrate on the meaning behind the mantra or perhaps the steady effect that [...]
Guided meditation is a form of meditation where someone else, whether in person or through an audio recording, is taking you through your meditation. The purpose of guided meditation is generally to connect the meditator with calmness and clarity that can be found within themselves. Some guides do this by asking you to imagine you [...]
There are many types of meditation and we are here to help you deepen your practice with whichever tradition speaks to you. In previous blog posts, we have explained the basics of meditation, what meditation is and how to get started. Virtually every religion has a mystical side that uses some sort of meditation. Here, we’ll explore the [...]