"Chakra" is a Sanskrit word meaning ‘energy wheel’, which relates to various focal points in the body, used in a variety of ancient meditation practices, known as tantra, or the esoteric/inner traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism. The chakras are distinct energy centers in the body, starting at the top of the head, and ending at the base of the spine.
Ever wonder how to identify real Turquoise, and distintuish it from imitations? Well here's some some useful information and tips on distinguishing between the varieties of genuine turquoise, and all the other stuff that's being sold as turquoise these days.
Oryoki, often translated as “just the right amount,” is a highly choreographed ritual of serving and eating food—a ceremonial dance of giving, receiving, and appreciation. It is perhaps the most efficient, aesthetically pleasing, and least wasteful way to feed a large group of people sitting in a meditation hall, or a single person at home for that matter. Yet more specifically...
Mala necklaces and bracelets are increasing in popularity and are used during meditation, or worn as jewelry. They are seen as bracelets, necklaces, and on the altars of meditation devotees and at the top of mats of yoga practitioners. These beautiful necklaces often hold special significance for the bearer based on where they got it, why they chose the stones, and the energy resonance they feel with the beads.
Traditionally a mala has 108 beads strung together and
This time we want to offer some information about the different types of beads used to make the wholesale malas we sell.This time we want to offer some information about the different types of beads used to make the wholesale malas we sell. For many centuries, minerals, crystals and gemstones have been used by civilizations in spiritual rituals and for their energetic healing properties. Each is believed to carry it’s own individual quality or “personality.” While different traditions ascribe different traits to them, they are, almost always, held as sacred and used to strengthen particular energies inside the person wearing them.
For a (mala) rosary, the best substances are jewels. Seeds are second best...
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As most people why try meditation quickly find out, being reasonably comfortable sitting in the meditation posture can be one of the most challenging parts of learning and integrating meditation into a regular practice. Having a good cushion that gives adequate support can make the difference between enjoying meditation and dreading it!
If you’re looking for meditation cushions to sell in your store, or for your meditation center, we can help! Our meditation cushion covers are made with a durable 12oz. (100% cotton) canvas, in your choice of 35 different colors, with a minimum order of only 10 pieces total, 5 per color! The Zafu’s & Zabuton’s we sell are available as either a shell (to be stuffed), or zippered cover (to fit over an existing cushion). Zafu’s can be ordered in traditional style (with pleats), in “Pillbox” style (without pleats), or in “Half Moon Crescent” shape. And our gomden style meditation cushion covers are available in full size (13″ x 18″ x 6″ high), or half size (13″x 18″ x 3″) All the Zafu’s and Gomden’s we sell can be ordered in a single color or two-tone pattern.