Routine of Yoga and Exercise.

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Yoga is often mistaken as another kind of exercise. It is not. Yoga and other Exercises work in an entirely different way. Human body is made of smaller molecules or cells which routinely die and replaced by new ones. By heavy exercise this process is hastened.
Weaker cells are forced to be replaced by new and stronger cells. Add extra nourishment and cells multiply with growth in its multitude.
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The true meditation is awareness of inner voices, the noise and turmoil within!

Internal monologue:

Myth about inner voice and vain search of mirage!

We are in constant monologue with ourselves. As if we are preparing a speech or dialogue or worse, rehearsing a role in a hypothetical situation, a position also called as day dreaming. This movement of thought, in express words, changes at night when a part or all of the words takes shape of pictures, characters or colors. Some time we are conscious of this process but more often we are not. Complete consciousness of this process alongwith complete awareness of our physical presence is true meditation.

Meditation

What is not Meditation?

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Unfortunately, unscrupulous dream merchants have made a business out of meditation. It is packaged as every expected dream and sold. It is sold as ‘Prayer’. It is sold as ‘Consciousness’. It is sold as ‘Spirituality’. It is sold as ‘Self-development’. It is also sold as medicine for peace.
Meditation is an incident waiting to happen. To everyone. It is not something to be done or a pursuit to be followed. Though some initial steps look like action but actually it is cessation of action. Meditation is not an achievement but is a method to forgo achievement. The meditation is not a method to meet ‘a personal God’ or to some supreme power but is kick starting the process of self-realization or understanding the truth beyond this Illusory Reality called Maya or better understood as internal monologue. Continue reading