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What is Buddhist Yoga?
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What is Buddhist Yoga?

“It is just within this 'fathom long' body endowed with perception and cognition that there is the world, the origin of the world, the cessation of the world, and the way leading to the cessation of the world.” Rohitassasutta, SN 2.26 A…
Fure Module
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Beginner’s Mind Series 04

In the series “Beginner's mind” Mariana Romagnani shares her experience of going through the Dynamic Mindfulness Foundational Yoga Teacher Training during a pandemic. Fire Module: Glowing coal In the third module of Dynamic Mindfulness…
Online Yoga Tutorials: Sun Salutation, Online Tutorials: Eight-Form Moving Meditation, Warm-up Sequence and Hero Salutation
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Online Tutorials: Eight-Form Moving Meditation

This meditation in movement was developed by Master Sheng Yen of Dharma Drum Mountain as a means of allowing people living stressful and busy lifestyles to enjoy some of the benefits of Chan meditation. Eight-Form Moving Meditation is a set…
Online Yoga Tutorials: Sun Salutation, Online Tutorials: Eight-Form Moving Meditation, Warm-up Sequence and Hero Salutation
loving kindness practice- metta bhavana
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How to open your heart to the world

Metta Bhavana or loving kindness practice is an essential aspect of mindfulness In this last decade, science has been discovering numerous benefits from the practice of mindfulness. Whether it’s reducing stress and anxiety, improving concentration,…
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Categories of Yoga Asanas (Part II)

Twists, Hip Openers, Backbends, Forward Bends and Inversions In the first part of this post about the categories of yoga asanas, or postures, we looked deeper into Standing and Balancing Asanas. In this post, we'll continue with an overview…
Whole Body Smile Meditation
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Whole Body Smile Meditation

A smile makes a big difference. It's a genuine gift to our surrounding, and to ourselves. This guided meditation is an incredibly simple and powerful practice. You can practice it anytime, everywhere. With Tatjana Mesar, founder of Dynamic…
mindful use of technology
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Bringing mindfulness to our digital lives

We shape our tools and thereafter our tools shape us – Marshall McLuhan Have you ever felt like quietly unplugging your monitor or notebook and hurling it out of an open window and watching with grim satisfaction as it smashes all over the…
What do J.S.Bach and Mantras have in common?
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What do J.S.Bach and Mantras have in common?

Do you love watching a night sky full of stars? If you do, then you will remember those shifts of the attention..sometimes you look at a particular star or a constellation of stars, and sometimes you’re capturing the big picture and for a…
Mindfulness of The Noble Eightfold Path
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What is Mindfulness?

In our daily life, most of the time we are immersed in thoughts about the past or the future or in fantasies. These often contribute to stress, fear and suffering. Mindfulness practice shows us how to overcome this pre-occupation so we can…
What is meditation? What is mindfulness meditation
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What is Meditation?

When someone says ”I am meditating”, this can mean a lot of different things to different people. Some people, for example, believe they are meditating when they go running, others believe the same when they are dancing to trance at a…
Mindful Movement
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From Mindless Stretching to Mindful Movement

Can a goal ever justify the means? Can striving to achieve a yoga pose, regardless of how you get there, lead to a nourishing and sustainable yoga practice? After almost two decades of practice, I can assure you that it cannot. Quite…