Vipassana means to see things as they really are. This ancient meditation technique was rediscovered by Gautama Buddha 2 500 years ago and has been passed on from teacher to teacher ever since. The current Vipassana teacher, S.N. Goenka studied Vipassana for 14 years and taught tens of thousands of people across the world with no regards to religion, culture, age, gender. Although Goenka passed away in 2013, the Vipassana teachings continue. Indeed, today, Vipassana courses, are held at 310 locations in more than 90 countries. But what exactly is Vipassana ?
I decided to share with you guys my best tips on how to start meditating, because I know that it can be confusing and hard to grasp at the beginning. But trust me on this one, it is so rewarding if practiced on a regular basis. If you are called to meditate but don’t really know where to start or what to do, then these 5 easy steps to mindfulness are for you ! They will get you meditating, in no time !
The Third eye, seat of the Soul and sacred symbol of the Human Enlightenment has fascinated many cultures throughout time. In the spiritual community, the third eye is referred to as the inner eye, the eye of the soul, the eye of reason and is associated with the 6th chakra. But what is it really ?