Yoga nidra or yogi sleep has been used for thousands of years by yogis. In the Upanishads, there are three states of consciousness: waking, dreaming and deep sleep. Yoga nidra allows an individual to leave the waking state, move past the dreaming state and into deep sleep while remaining awake or conscious during the whole process. In yoga nidra, there are no dreams to explore. Instead, it is a process of emptying. It purifies the deeper aspect of the human mind by exploring deep impressions or samskaras. This is essential as samskaras...
Turmeric is an Indian herb belonging to the ginger family and produces a large, aromatic rhizome. It is also known as kasturi manjal or just simply manjal and has been used in Asia for more than 10,000 years. It was first used as a dye then upon discovering its medicinal benefits, it became a vital part of the oldest medical system known to the human race, Siddha medicine.
Have you ever tried pumping gas into your car and as you look at the gas meter, you notice that you have pumped exactly 11.11 gallons of fuel in the tank? Have you ever went grocery shopping and at the checkout counter, the cashier gave you $11.11 in exact change? Or how about when you’re simply working or studying and as you decide to look up at the clock to check what time it is, you see that it’s 11:11 in the morning or in the evening?
Each thought that we have has a specific vibration. Happy or positive thoughts have a higher frequency while sad or negative thoughts have a lower frequency. We must be wary of this because the quality of our thoughts create a collective vibration. If our thoughts are mostly positive, our overall vibration is high. On the other hand, if most of our thoughts are negative, then our overall vibration is low.
Karma is powerful law of nature and no one can interfere to stop or change the results it brings about. However, with the right understanding of this essential Buddhist doctrine, we realize that we are the architects of our own fate. We decide our misery and happiness. This gives us the opportunity to correct our negative karma and to have a better future.
Having negative energy in our homes can have an effect in our family life. The negativity flows from our surroundings into our systems causing us to act negatively too. We do not want discord in our homes so it is best to assess if there are negative energy patterns in our home so we can immediately address to it and enjoy a happier, healthier family life.