Tag: Scott Moore Yoga

The Magic of Mantra Meditation

Written by on January 15, 2019 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
The Magic of Mantra Meditation

Mantra derives from the words Manis, meaning mind, and Tra, which is the beginning of the word to transcend. So, literally through your mind, you may transcend into deeper layers of knowing. Mantra #meditation brings extreme focus by repeating a word or phrase over and over again. Something magical happens when you engage your soul in this way. Here are my favorite #mantras.

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Coming Home

Written by on January 8, 2019 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Coming Home

What if our soul is, as poet Mary Oliver says, “pure light that shines where no one is”? In her poem (conveniently titled Poem), Mary Oliver speaks to the notion of the soul like this: “Airy and shapeless thing,/ it needs/ the metaphor of the body. . . to be understood/ to be more than […]

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Can Meditation Be Healthy for Body as Well as Mind?

Written by on January 1, 2019 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Can Meditation Be Healthy for Body as Well as Mind?

We’ve all heard about the benefits of #meditation. but did you know that meditation can actually make you more healthy and wealthy? Read on…

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Mindfulness Meditation Made Easy

Written by on December 28, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
Mindfulness Meditation Made Easy

We all hear about the benefits of mindfulness meditation but if you’ve never done it before where do you start? There are hundreds of styles of meditation. Plus, sometimes, meditation just feels hard. I mean what are you supposed to do anyway, right? Do you ever feel your mind wanters too much to meditate? Plus, […]

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Were the Three Wise Men Yogis?

Written by on December 25, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation, Religion with 0 Comments
Were the Three Wise Men Yogis?

It’s Christmas, the celebration of Jesus Christ’s birth. Are there any connections between eastern thought and the story of Jesus’ birth?   There are many ways to interpret the Bible regarding the teachings of and about Jesus and I to some degree or other, I subscribe to all of them. I believe that there is […]

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Finding the Questions

Written by on December 11, 2018 in Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
Finding the Questions

Sometimes it is just enough to ask the question. Let the answer come organically, when it’s time for you to receive it. In the meantime, enjoy the game of watching the Universe respond. Enjoy the mindfulness of listening. Herein lies many of our answers. And maybe there are no answers. This is the answer. #Rumi

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A Simple Meditation to See the World Clearly

Written by on December 7, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation, Thrive with 0 Comments
A Simple Meditation to See the World Clearly

A simple but effective way of practicing Vidya, clear seeing, is by doing a simple form of meditation that I learned from my teachers and which I call the “There Is” Practice. You can do this anywhere and while doing anything. #meditation #mindfulness

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Learning to See Clearly

Written by on December 4, 2018 in Conscious Living, Meditation, Thrive with 0 Comments
Learning to See Clearly

The Yoga Sutras is a book written by an ancient yoga scholar, Patanjali, (200 CE) which outlines much of the philosophy of the practice of yoga. A major principle in the Yoga Sutras is the principle of Avidya, or misapprehension. In Sanskrit, the word Vidya means to see clearly. Avidya is the opposite of clear seeing. Unfortunately our human experience is rife with Avidya, this unclear seeing. I believe that one of our major lessons in this earthly existence is to learn to recognize our Avidya and enlighten ourselves by learning to see clearly.

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The Beauty of Disillusion: Learning to See

Written by on November 13, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
The Beauty of Disillusion: Learning to See

I wish I knew the beauty of leaves falling. To whom are we beautiful when we go? ~David Ignato   And to whom are we beautiful as we go? This poem seems to point to the fact that even in our failing, there is a part of creation and therefore a part of ourselves that […]

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Presence is Life

Written by on October 9, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
Presence is Life

Like everyone else, I try to make meaning of the relatively small time I enjoy walking on top of this earth instead of being buried beneath it. The poet Maria Tsvetaeva speaks to this perfectly when she says in her poem, I Know The Truth:   I know the truth – give up all other truths! […]

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Change Rooms In Your Mind

Written by on October 2, 2018 in Conscious Living, Inspirational, Meditation with 0 Comments
Change Rooms In Your Mind

I climb out of the car after 6 hours of freeway driving, fun traveling and an amazing change of scenery, and jump into a different landscape, a dark, cool, autumn evening.  Summed up: short sleeves, short shorts, short run. The fragrant autumn air! I climb the hill near my house and run by past East […]

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The Crossroads

Written by on September 25, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Thrive with 0 Comments
The Crossroads

The crossroads is a magical place. It’s the place where the ethereal, spiritual, and philosophical meets the physical, real, and practical. Where these two roads intersect is the holy ground of transformation, it’s the place where we have to drop our one-track thinking and see the many roads. Practicing yoga means to be at the […]

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The Sun Within You

Written by on September 19, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Inspirational with 0 Comments
The Sun Within You

I awake today and sit enjoying the silence of the morning. Even as I sit, I’m watching the bright morning sun dance its procession around my front room. It is playing with the crystal hung in my eastern window and splattering rainbow prisms across each wall. Even as I look, the color changes and fades, […]

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A Practice to Develop and Access Your Inner-Wisdom

Written by on September 18, 2018 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living, Meditation with 0 Comments
A Practice to Develop and Access Your Inner-Wisdom

There is a part of you that just knows. Call it intuition. Call it your gut feeling. Call it your inner-guru. Call it what you want but I’d wager that sometime or other we’ve all had an experience that feels like we’ve tapped into some deeper wisdom within ourselves. Sometimes information or something a friend […]

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Know When to Fold ‘Em: The Practice of Letting Go

Know When to Fold ‘Em: The Practice of Letting Go

I’m struck by the wisdom of Kenny Rogers when he croons,  “You’ve got to know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em . . . ” (lyrics are actually by Don Schlitz). He’s pointing to the fact that you need to know when to let things go and when to keep them alive. […]

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