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महासार Mahāsāra = strong, valuable, precious
Welcome to the Mahāsāra School of Meditation’s blog. What’s life highest purpose? To go deep within and recognize our true nature as pure Consciousness. With that noble goal in mind, every week I’ll write something to inspire, nurture, and support our journey toward perfect Self-awareness. Together we’ll explore sacred texts, practice points, and the teachings of saints and sages. May we always delight in the joy of our own awareness.
As they say, attitude is everything. This is especially true in yoga and meditation. Our ability to succeed in any endeavor depends to a great extent on our attitude. In the beginning, after learning of the amazing opportunities that meditation has to offer, after learning no less of the highest...read more
Ethics and morality play a vital role in our meditation practice. In this post, we examine their place in our yogic path.read more
This week, we try to better understand how ritual and idol worship work from a yogic perspective.read more
In this article first published in Elephant Journal, we look at how chanting can lift us out of a meditation slump.read more
This week we celebrate the life of Anandamayi Ma, an ecstatic saint from Bengal.read more
In this post, we examine how our spiritual path should present an alignment of view, practice, and goal.read more
Loneliness can become a serious obstacle to meditation. In this post we examine how loneliness is attenuated by deep meditation.read more
Living in the moment is a spiritual teaching that is often repeated. Although it points to the enlightened state, we examine why it is not so easy to achieve.read more
In this guide, we review some common obstacles to meditation and explore solutions to allow us to rekindle our original love and enthusiasm for our practice.read more
In this post, we look at the historical record between Patañjali and modern postural yoga. We examine how Hatha Yoga directly descends from the Shaivite Tantric tradition and not from the Yoga Sutras.read more