Dissecting The Vedas — What Are These 4 Sacred Texts?

Contrary to popular belief, The Vedas were not an invention of Hinduism. Rather, they were a precursor of (and an inspiration for) the Hindu religion, birthed from a much earlier religious group. The basis of these sacred texts is astonishingly…

What Is The Vedic Religion? The Search For Hindu Origins

India – the land of Vedas, the remarkable works contains not only religious ideas for a perfect life, but also facts which science has proved true. Electricity, radium, electronics, airship, all are known to the seers who founded the Vedas.…

What Is The Dhyana Mudra? Preparing For Enlightenment

Dhyana. It sounds like the name of a Nirvana-look-a-like, new age grunge band. Perhaps you’ve briefly heard them screaming zen mantras while flipping through radio stations? Or, perhaps not. Dhyana isn’t a band like Nirvana. However, like Nirvana, dhyana is actually…

How To Awaken Your Inner Divinity With Yoga Mudra

According to one of the most revered Buddhist sayings:  The Universe is (within) you. It could be spelled You-niverse, because you (yes, you) have Universal, divine, spiritual energy all throughout your body — even the space between your fingers is sacred…

What Is The Gyan Mudra? Accessing Ancient Wisdom

What do Buddha, Jesus Christ, and the hipster yoga instructor sitting at your local coffee shop (reading Eat, Pray, Love, no less) have in common? They’re all familiar with the most recognizable hand gesture in meditation: the Gyan Mudrā. Also…

6 Powerful Mudras To Practice On Your Journey To Enlightenment

Surely, you’ve seen it before — a peaceful Buddhist or Hindu statue holding up what may be perceived as a spiritual gang sign. Although to the casual passerby it may seem to be just another statue reppin the zen, the…

Beginners Guide To Chakras: A Complete Chakra Map

Ever encountered a chakra map? We hear the word chakra more and more often these days — in energy healing, guided meditations — you might have even heard it in your weekly yoga class. But if you’re brand new to…

Activate Your Hidden 8th Chakra With This Secret Technique

Chakras are the energy centers of the body. By activating these energy centers, we can access better physical, emotional, and spiritual health. Many are familiar with the seven chakra system. But what most people don’t know about is the esoteric…

What’s In A Mantra? Om Shanti Meaning Explained

If you’ve ever set foot in a yoga class, there’s a good chance you’ve heard the words Om Shanti. But what does Om Shanti mean? Why is it associated with yoga and meditation? Where did it come from? We’re going…

What Is A Mantra? Discover The Magic Of This Ancient Practice

You’ve probably heard the word mantra before. But what you might not know is that this is a spiritual practice and it is as ancient as it is profound. We’re going to explore what mantras are, the different ways they…