If we are deeply aware of what we feel, grief has the potential to dramatically change our old habitual thinking. We can be transformed by it and find an enduring sense of peace. It may force a re-examination of everything.
Welcome to our circle! We have two analogies today--chariots and mountains. One is active and the other is passive. My purpose is to broaden our perspective on awareness, meditation, yoga, and to cultivate objective curiosity (sakshi bhav/witness). Links to meditation using the allegory of a mountain are posted below. Imagine yourself riding in a glorious... Continue Reading →
The guided meditation CD, Breathe Fully Live Free: Meditations to Release Anxiety and Fear, is ready at last and available on http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/meenamodi2. It is a recorded adaptation, in response to all the feedback, of the BVMI fundraiser "Yoga for Fear and Anxiety" we did last July. Amazon, Google Play, iTunes will have it in a... Continue Reading →
Mahasri Yoga is now on You Tube. Certain breathing practices help significantly with hypertension. It is hoped that the following two audio tracks in English and Gujarati recently uploaded on You Tube will be helpful and enjoyable: Mahasri Yoga: Pranayama-Body Stillness (English) Mahasri Yoga: Pranayama-Body Stillness (Gujarati) Dealing with hypertension in its early stages, using... Continue Reading →
How can yoga and meditation help with anxiety? Often stress and anxiety go hand-in-hand. Sometimes they join hands with depression. However, everyone who is anxious and stressed does not have to be clinically depressed. Yoga asanas may be very helpful in dealing with anxiety, stress, and depression as shown by the Harvard and Bangalore studies... Continue Reading →