Monthly Archives: October 2008

Heal yourself by practicing medical meditation

The following article by Dr. Dharma Singh Khalsa, M.D. called Medical Meditations is very interesting to me because it discusses in some detail why Dr. Daniel Amen recommends Kirtan Kriya meditation. Dr. Khalsa writes: Naad means the essence of all sound. It is the experience of how sound currents, often chanted and linked to breathing,…

Did you know and what does it all mean?

I received this video Did You Know by email today. I don’t always watch these clips but the sender is someone that I respect and his forwards are often interesting and enlightening and having watched this video – which took about 3 minutes but felt like 10 seconds – I am glad that I did.…

Kirtan Kriya: Sa Ta Na Ma Meditation

As discussed in my posting Dr. Daniel Amen recommends Kirtan Kriya – the the SA TA NA MA meditation this is a form of meditation that I have found this to be easy to practice. I have struggled to meditate on a regular daily basis for decades but now, when I get up in the…

Eliciting the Relaxation Response in Meditation

Elicitation of the Relaxation Response in meditation as taught by Dr. Herbert Benson is not difficult. Meditating is one of several activities that produce the relaxation response, and meditating for 20-30 minutes a day, over time, can lead to a generalized feeling of relaxation in many areas of your life. There are two essential steps…

The Relaxation Response

The Relaxation Response is a term coined by Herbert Benson, MD. The Relaxation Response is a learned behavior or practice describing a natural restorative phenomenon that is common to all as a counterbalancing mechanism to the fight-or-flight response. The Relaxation Response is a state of profound rest that can have lasting effects if any of…

Acres of Diamonds

Discover the Acres of Diamonds that are within your reach. Acres of Diamonds by Russell Conwell, who was the founder and first president of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is a powerful book that has made it a #1 bestseller! The central idea of the work is that one need not look elsewhere for opportunity,…

Russell Conwell

Russell Herman Conwell the author of Acres of Diamonds was the founder and first president of Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Russell Conwell served as a Captain, at the age of 20, in the Union Army during the American Civil War becoming a lawyer following the war. He travelled widely around the world. Before founding…