A meditation using the paradigm of the chakras to explore holding patterns within the ‘energetic space’ of the interior.
We often use the sense of interior Space, with reference to the areas related to specific chakras; the obvious example being the Heart Space, Hridayakasha, and the Anahata chakra. Holding of tension can be mental/emotional or even related to physical tension.
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This guided meditation was given by Swami SatyaDaya at Mandala Yoga Ashram.
As you can read in the previous post on this blog, ‘Navaratri’, after the 9 nights of Navaratri, the 10th day can be celebrated with the mantra ‘OM Namah Shivaya’.
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A guided meditation given by Swami SatyaDaya to Ashram residents on the morning of July 30, 2020. The essence of the meditation is allowing the sense of self, the consciousness, to rest into the Heart space (the domain of Anahata Chakra) and from there, welcome all experiences whatever they may be. This process is very much reflected in the poem by Rumi ‘The Guest House’. All experience can be welcomed into the light of awareness.
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This is one for those of you who like a reminder of the Ashram environment. Back in the days when we had people coming on courses (which will happen again), perhaps you remember getting up in the early morning just as dawn is breaking, and hearing the birds greeting the new day. It’s a magical time, and the purity of that sound was recorded back in May, when the birds are most vocal, by Swami SatyaDaya. Please enjoy.
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Yoga Nidra given at The Ashram June 2020.
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As many of you know, every morning in the Ashram at 7.30 (UK time) we are collectively chanting the Mrityunjaya Mantra 27 times (see text below) followed by a Meditation given by one of the Ashram Team.
Here is a recording of that Mantra chanted 27 times, followed by a ‘Metta’ meditation to reflecting the subject of Compassion to all, given by Swami SatyaDaya.
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Recording of a satsang given to a visiting group, hosted by the Ashram, in March 2020
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an article by Swami SatyaDaya
Nestled on top of a large hill, with spectacular views over the valley to the Beacon Beacons, connection to nature is a fundamental part of the experience of visiting Mandala Yoga Ashram. Aside from the formal yoga practices offered, the beauty, silence and stillness of the nature found here is a key reason why so many people return time and time again. Most of us are living high paced lives with so many demands in both our work and home environments. This is why time in nature can be so valuable; it allows us to move out of the state of constant doing into a space where we are able to simply be.
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