Make the Most of Your Mornings

Make the Most of Your Mornings

     Your first thoughts when you wake up will dictate how you experience the rest of your day. This means your beliefs about yourself will shift, as well as set the tone for conversations with friends, coworkers, etc. Having a basic, yet mindful, morning routine will...
Mantras

Mantras

“Mantra” is a Sanskrit word meaning “a tool for the mind.” Mantras can be very powerful if you are looking to deepen your meditation practice. The idea of a mantra is to connect you with a higher consciousness, deepening and broadening your mind and effects of...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, Mar. 29 – Apr. 5

Vedic Astrology Forecast, Mar. 29 – Apr. 5

Saturn aspects Venus, Mar. 30             Venus is beauty and comfort. When Venus goes to work, as seen in its masculine sign Libra, you find a shopkeeper or a salesperson in the busy downtown scene of a city. These people deal in abstract values, such as fashion,...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, Mar. 22–Mar. 29

Vedic Astrology Forecast, Mar. 22–Mar. 29

Jupiter in Dhaniṣṭhā             Jupiter has moved away from Saturn into the next nakshatra, Dhaniṣṭhā, where Jupiter will stay until May 21. Dhaniṣṭhā literally means wealthy and complete. To the rishis and sages, wealth was a state of being moreso than a title based...
Vedic Astrology Forecast, 3/8–3/15

Vedic Astrology Forecast, 3/8–3/15

Maha Siva Ratri, Thursday, Mar. 11             Maha Siva Ratri is a festival dedicated to the Lord Shiva, the cosmic creator and destroyer. Common practice is to stay up the whole night chanting mantras for Shiva, and offering fresh seasonal foods to Shiva. A Shiva...
How to Meditate

How to Meditate

There are many ways to meditate. Practices from all around the world offer us ways to meditate while walking, sitting, laying, standing, cooking—the list could go on—because meditation is available to us while we’re doing basically anything, all the time. The trick to...