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The “Jewel in the Lotus” is the translation of the universal compassion mantra “Om Mani Padme Hum.” While it has many meanings, one explanation of its symbolism is that compassion arises when the jewel of the mind rests in the lotus of the heart...

What: Chanting meditation is a musical practice during which you sing or chant sacred mantras, phrases, and/or songs, often accompanied by live instruments. Some practices sing or chant in unison; others...

In some form, the vision of the bodhisattva is celebrated in every culture. We revere the figures of Saint Francis and Kwan Yin, and we take public inspiration from the medical mission of Albert Schweitzer in Africa and Dorothy Day, the founder...

What It Is
Jivamukti Yoga® features a vigorous, Ashtanga-influenced style of vinyasa designed to sculpt your body while nourishing your soul with spiritual teachings. Cofounders...

What: During nature meditation, you focus on one or more of the following: the sights, sounds, smells, or even the taste or feel of nature. Although nature meditation is typically performed outdoors, there are also nature-themed...

Yoga is simple. It only takes a little attention, a little practice every day, and soon we realize we have developed a regular practice. We meditate for ten or fifteen minutes every morning; we do a regular asana practice. We use the breathing...

Omega: In The Master Key, you wrote that “falling in love has more in common with spiritual illumination that we might think. The...

Omega: What first drew you to Omega and when was that?

David: I was always looking for deeper answers to life's questions. One day many years ago I was walking along Broadway in Manhattan when I saw a sign...

Once relegated to discussions in health food stores or New Age bookstores, today mindfulness is being talked about almost everywhere and by almost everyone.

Mindfulness—the practice of bringing nonjudgmental attention to the present moment...

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