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Articles tagged as Mindfulness

  • Beyond Border Control/Mind Control

    We’re not controllers. When we accept this, we have an opportunity to practice patience and humility which strengthen our ability to control the mind.

  • Paramahamster - Mindfulness

    Our "Paramahamster" comic strip follows an enthusiastic devotee as he navigates a 9 - 5 work day in the corporate world. Please check back weekly for new episodes!

  • New Book: 'The 3T Path – Self-improvement and Self-realization in Yoga'

    The 3T Path is a comprehensive guide to self-improvement and self-realization in yoga with hundreds of useful facts and practices to transform people’s life. It’s written in a simple, clear language, easily accessible to all. The 3T Path has the unique advantage of gathering in one system the tools of mindfulness, dharma, inner peace, jnana (knowledge), and bhakti (devotion), with important and detailed information of lifestyle choices necessary to maximize them.

  • Taming the Turbulent Mind - by Pandit Dasa

    Our thoughts can cause a lot of turbulence in our mind. Everyday, we're bombarded by thousands of images, sound, and smells. Mindfulness and meditation can help tame the turbulent mind. www.panditdasa.com

  • The Mindfulness Dilemma

    What’s this world coming to when we’re having a ‘mindful moment’ and we still feel miserable, not having found the happiness we think we deserve? What’s the value of meditation if it only makes us all the more aware of our mundane reality?  

  • Understanding the Clutter of the Mind

    Everyday, we are being bombarded by tens of thousands of impressions. All of these impressions can clutter the mind. When we get a better understanding of where most of our stress is coming from, we will be able to reduce or eliminate it. A video by Gadadhara Pandit.

  • How to Stop Stressing Out & Losing our Cool at Work

    A recent article published by Scientific American suggests, “Meditation can decrease stress, lower blood pressure, and lift one’s mood.” With increasing competition and demands in the workplace, mindfulness is more relevant than ever.

  • What the 12 Dots Teach You

    There is an image going viral on the Internet, with the taunting challenge, "you cannot see the 12 dots in this image at the same time". And you really can't. As your eyes drift about the image, different dots become visible, and others disappear. And minds to the same thing with life! According to the kind of mindset you have, you will perceive life a certain way. In this short video, Giridhari Das shows this image and explains more what you can learn from it.

  • How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body

    The benefits of mindfulness meditation, increasingly popular in recent years, are supposed to be many: reduced stress and risk for various diseases, improved well-being, a rewired brain.

  • Freedom of Speech

    We live in an overcommunicated world. The prevailing culture insists we reply to all text messages within 10 minutes, be mindful of the mountain of emails building up in our inbox, and religiously return random ‘missed calls’ on our phones.

  • A Culture of Mindfulness in the Workplace

    Who has time for mindfulness when deadlines are looming and our managers are breathing down our necks? Mindfulness might be good for monks living in the forest or folks who have retired from corporate life but unrealistic for busy, working individuals.