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A Place of Stillness Blog

Lessons on Two Wheels

Posted by Peter Kretzmann on 22nd Apr 2016

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 star … read more

Chakra Meditation

Posted by Meera Grace Hoon on 4th Sep 2015

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 exp … read more
What is Third Eye Meditation? Part 2

What is Third Eye Meditation? Part 2

Posted by Meera Grace Hoon and Peter Kretzmann on 22nd Jul 2015

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 whe … read more
What is Third Eye Meditation?

What is Third Eye Meditation?

Posted by Meera Grace Hoon and Peter Kretzmann on 30th Jun 2015

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 … read more
What is Mantra Meditation?

What is Mantra Meditation?

Posted by Meera Grace Hoon and Peter Kretzmann on 26th May 2015

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 meditati … read more