Author: Harry

Kundalini

Kundalini Yoga

According to the yogic traditions, there are four aspects to every human being – body, mind, emotions, and energy. Different schools of yoga work on different aspects. Some concentrate only on the body (Hatha yoga), some on the energy (Kriya yoga), while some tell you to utilize the emotions instead (Bhakti yoga or devotion), and…

Meditation

Breathing Meditation Script

A simple but crucial reminder of our existence, each breath you take is proof of life.  When you start to think, the breath has a unique quality: the phenomenon is both voluntary and involuntary.  Alan Watts, a popular writer, suggested that this quality of the breath enables internalizing the deeper truth – the division between…

Spirituality

Spiritual Meaning of Waking Up at 3 am

Wide awake, every night for over a month. Every time just around 3 am. I had never had trouble sleeping before so I began to wonder why this was happening? If you’d ask a psychologist why you’ve been waking up at 3 am they’ll tell you that it could be because of stress, anxiety, insomnia,…

Spirituality

Spiritual Meaning of Dreadlocks Explained

I was visiting Varanasi in India a few years ago, a deeply spiritual place charged with positive energies and healing waters. While taking a stroll along the holy Ganges, I observed hundreds of saints or ‘sadhus’ with matted unkempt hair.  I realized later that their fuzzy hairstyles were nothing but the modern-day dreadlocks with an…

Meditation

Self Love Meditation Script

Meditation Script on Self-Love Welcome to this guided meditation. Thank you for being here today. Let’s take a moment to settle into this space. You are here now – safe, supported, and comfortable. Whether you are seated or lying down, know that you are held. Gently close your eyes. Let your awareness travel to your…

Spirituality

Spiritual Meaning of Lizards

Lizards are ancient creatures. They are the most diverse group of reptiles in shape and size. They are also very widely found, almost everywhere on the planet.  We share some history with lizards. There is reference of lizards in the Bible as well as by the Egyptians and Greeks of old. They have been found…

Spirituality

The Spiritual Meaning of a Blue Jay

Blue jays are songbirds with beautiful crests of blue, white, and black plumage.  They are highly adaptable and very intelligent. Fairly social, blue jays are popular for their noisy presence and excellent imitations of hawk calls.  The universe puts signs and symbols in our path. For those of us who believe that they carry a…

Kundalini

Kundalini and Chakras: A Guide to Energy Centers and their Significance in Yoga

We commonly understand yoga as a set of physical exercises due to the popularity of Hatha Yoga or Vinyasa Flows. This is the predominant method of practicing yoga in most of the continents. Kundalini Yoga adopts a different approach with a specific goal: consciousness-awareness. Kundalini yoga doesn’t focus on the yoga asana (poses). It focuses…

Spirituality

Spiritual Meaning of Woodpecker

What is the spiritual meaning and significance of a woodpecker? I remember watching Woody and Winnie Woodpecker in the famous Knock, Knock cartoons as a child. Even back then, I found the woodpecker to be an idiosyncratic bird, a true marvel of nature. But beyond its jackhammer-beak, red crest, and colorful feathers, I made no…