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A Sacred Life — Meditation

Burning Incense #4 Meditation

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Burning Incense #4 Meditation

We love how even the most subtle of changes in scent can effect our morning meditations. This morning instead of burning our usual go to meditation scent of Agarwood Spécialiste we thought a slight change was in order. Not a big one just a little divergence towards Myrrh with some Palo Santo also burning in another room. This left a slightly softer ambrosial scent in the air, reminiscent of the Radha Damodar temple of Vraja ( a district in India ). As I gently moved my fingers over my Tulsi mala beads we found our mood journeyed towards time spent at...

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Photography Journal: Meditation Caves

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Photography Journal: Meditation Caves

A big part of my life when I was a monk and now, is meditation. I daily dedicate 2 hours to chanting mantra's at home, in temples and sometimes on rare, fortunate occasions...... in caves. I can still remember traveling through India in my monastic days and feeling the urge to copy the great sages of old and spend time in "meditation caves".  The most intense being in Vrindavana when I shut myself in a purpose built hole in the ground surrounded by complete darkness. As a practice it's simple. These caves being places where the senses are completely cut off...

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Incense, Meditation & The Bhagavad Gita

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Incense, Meditation & The Bhagavad Gita

Here at Sacred Elephant we burn a lot of incense during meditation and we meditate a lot. The benefits of meditation are no secret, and this ancient practise is becoming increasingly utilised within our modern society- even in our mainstream, it's benefits extolled by celebrities, musicians, athletes like Kobe Bryant and Novak Djokovic as well as medical and education experts! We hear about a variety of types for a variety of purposes; there seem to be as many different styles as there are different people. if we look to its Eastern source though we can learn more about the depth it's practise has...

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