Meditation has been proven to improve focus, concentration, memory, stress management, and overall health. It's no wonder why meditation has become such a widespread practice among busy professionals. However, most people don't realize that meditating at midnight isn't recommended. Here are seven reasons why you shouldn't meditate at midnight. Your circadian rhythm (the 24-hour cycle of sleep/wake cycles) is regulated by two different systems: the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN), … [Read more...] about 5 Reasons Why You Should Not Meditate at Midnight
In 1987 on December 24, I came to Aliyar Temple of Consciousness for the first time to attend the teacher’s course in Kundalini yoga by our Guru Shri Vethathiri Maharishi. After attending that Master’s Course, I realised I could awaken the Kundalini for the students and aspirants. Since then, I have considered my most significant duty to awaken the Kundalini of aspirants. As a result, I derive the greatest happiness of all my responsibilities in my life. You, too, can become a Kundalini … [Read more...] about If you wish to become a Kundalini Yoga Master, come to the Aliyar Temple of Consciousness
August 1987. I visited the Aliyar Temple of Consciousness for the first time in my life. It is a serene atmosphere with no noise, and you can hear your own breath. The temple was built by Yogiraj Sri. Vethathiri Maharishi in the 1980s. He had been staying there since then. I had gone there for the Simplified Kundalini Yoga master's course. Ever since my first visit, I had been to the Aliyar Temple of Consciousness several times for meditation retreats, to conduct courses, and to do my service … [Read more...] about 4 Meditation Retreat Practices from Aliyar Temple of Consciousness That Gave Me Immense Benefits
Most of us would agree that meditation has benefits. And yet, most of us also admit that we rarely practice it. Why is that? For many of us, meditation requires discipline. We have to sit down and shut off the distractions. We have to focus on our life force. We have to clear our minds and quiet our thoughts. We have to ignore the noise and tune out the chatter. And we hate it! As soon as we sit down and close our eyes to meditate, we start thinking about work, family, friends, or … [Read more...] about Is Meditation An Answer?