MUL Mantra

The Mool Mantra (also spelled Mul Mantra) is the most important composition contained within the Sri Guru Granth Sahib, the holy scripture of the Sikhs; it is the basis of Sikhism. The word “Mool” means “main”, “root” or “chief” and “Mantar” means “magic chant” or “magic portion”.  It is a most brief composition encompassing the…

Aad Guray Nameh

The Sanskrit word mantra- (m.; also n. mantram) consists of the root man- “to think” (also in manas “mind”) and the suffix -tra, designating tools or instruments, hence a literal translation would be “instrument of thought”. I’m sharing three different versions of the Aad Guray Nameh mantra in this article, hoping you will give an ear…

Finding My Path

Though I was raised to be a Christian, my understanding of God/Nature/Universe and how to live my life does not come from the Bible. When I reached the point in my life where I recognized I had no control over anything or anyone but myself, I came to understand that the God of my understanding…

Learning One Minute Meditation

This summer my friends who are also in their autumn years came to visit with their three girls. Though they thought they were finished with parenting years ago, due to unusual family circumstances they are parenting again. We had a marvelous time together and throughout the month they visited we taught the girls several simple…

8 Fibromylagia Therapies

People with fibromyalgia experience a range of symptoms of varying intensities that wax and wane. Those symptoms are usually invisible to others  and many people with fibromyalgia push themselves too far until they trigger collapse.  What’s  key to well-being for people with fibromylagia is  taking charge of their own health,  employing  effective therapies,  learning how…

Constantly becoming me

I love the summer months.  It’s been wonderful to relax on the beach and enjoy some summertime easy living with friends. All the water, warmth, wet hair, sand and the splashing and laughing has lifted my spirits.  I’m intending to extend the sunshine attitude I have now into the autumn. Sea-change or seachange is a…

Have you visited Mediheaven?

Meditainment Ltd. is the producer and developer of MediHeaven, a virtual world for meditation. In addition, it serves over one million downloads each year from its audio library. This is a commercial site aimed at creating “affiliates”, however, there are some “freebies”, as well. MIND COACH Upon arrival in MediHeaven, the MIND COACH asks you…

Food, Factory Farms and Politics

FDA gives green light to milk and meat from cloned animals The FDA has declared that milk and meat from cloned animals and their offspring are safe for human consumption. But the U.S. Department of Agriculture asked producers to continue the voluntary moratorium by not selling these products into the food supply. Many consumers remain…

Here's Your Break

“Often we feel the need to find some tranquility in the otherwise frenzied experience we define as life. We need to step away — find some peace so we can let go of our daily worries — cleanse them from our beings. Like stepping into a forest, this meditation will teach you that calmness can…

Fibromyalgia Research Links 2007

Gabapentin Shown Effective For Fibromyalgia Pain (June 12, 2007) — New research shows that the anticonvulsant medication gabapentin, which is used for certain types of seizures, can be an effective treatment for the pain and other symptoms associated with the common, often hard-to-treat chronic pain disorder, fibromyalgia. > full story FDA Approves First Drug For…

Meditation Therapy For Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

A revered contemplative practice for centuries, meditation has recently inspired research into its therapeutic value for everything from anxiety disorders to heart attack prevention. A painful, progressive autoimmune disease, rheumatoid arthritis is associated with a high risk of depression — double the risk of the healthy population, by conservative estimates — and various forms of…

The pristine state

The ultimate Truth is so simple. It is nothing more than being in the pristine state. That is all that need be said. Still, it is a wonder that to teach this simple Truth there should come into being so many religions, creeds, methods, and disputes among them and so on! Oh, the pity! Oh,…