How to Concentrate

Reflection for this weekend:

“Do one thing at a time! Consciously choose where your awareness goes.” ~ Dandapani

Photo: The full moon rises behind the Swayambunath Stupa as pilgrims circumambulate one of Buddhism’s holiest shrines during the celebration of the Buddhist new year in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Learn to direct energy

Reflection for the weekend: “At the heart of everything is energy. Getting to know it, understanding it and learning to channel it is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself.” ~ Dandapani Photo: The gorgeous waterfall at Celeste River (Rio Celeste) at Tenorio Volcano National Park in Costa Rica. The turquoise colored waterfall is quite a…

Meditation is a Fine Art

Meditation is a fine art and we need to treat it that way. We need to treat it the same way we would treat learning any art form. If we wanted to learn the piano, we would not take a 12-week course hoping at the end of the 12 weeks that we would be able…

The Power of Thought

Everything begins in the mental plane first before it manifests in the physical plane. You think to yourself first, “I would like some ice cream,” then you get up and get yourself some ice cream. But it began in your mind with a thought. Each thought has a picture, sound and color associated with it.…

Meditation is a Scart

Meditation is a Scart. Scart is a word I coined to refer to something that is a science and an art, hence ScArt. Meditation is a combination of science and art. A science, because it requires a systematic goal-orientated approach based on a solid understanding of the process. And an art because you only become…