Spiritual Experiences


A Tale of Unexpectedly Unplugging, Freaking Out and, Finally, Reconnecting With My Inner Wisdom A Tale of Unexpectedly Unplugging, Freaking Out and, Finally, Reconnecting With My Inner Wisdom A Tale of Unexpectedly Unplugging, Freaking Out and, Finally, Reconnecting With My Inner Wisdom A Tale of Unexpectedly Unplugging, Freaking Out and, Finally, Reconnecting With My Inner Wisdom


For the modern yogi, unplugging from technology can be a challenge. Find out how one of Yogapedia's editors managed to do it and live to...

A Guided Meditation on the Universal Self A Guided Meditation on the Universal Self A Guided Meditation on the Universal Self A Guided Meditation on the Universal Self


Try this guided meditation on connecting with your true Self and you'll find connection with a power far greater than you could have ever...

Meditate Meditate Meditate Meditate


We asked yogis, meditation experts and experienced adventurers to share their unique and inspiring experiences about where they’ve...

Vulnerability Vulnerability Vulnerability Vulnerability


Many of us see our own vulnerability as a weakness, but, if understood, it can be one of our greatest strengths. Learn how to unlock the...

Ego Ego Ego Ego


Our ego is only our external identity. Who we truly are is much, much more. Learn how to dissolve your ego through a guided meditation...

Prayer Prayer Prayer Prayer


Learn a variety of approaches to prayer and why communication with the Divine must be a two-way street.

Kundalini Awakening Kundalini Awakening Kundalini Awakening Kundalini Awakening


A kundalini awakening starts with a question. Learn the philosophy behind awakening, the practice of Kundalini yoga and signs you may be...

Sage Smudging: How to Cleanse With This Healing Herb and Sanctify Your Spiritual Practice Sage Smudging: How to Cleanse With This Healing Herb and Sanctify Your Spiritual Practice Sage Smudging: How to Cleanse With This Healing Herb and Sanctify Your Spiritual Practice Sage Smudging: How to Cleanse With This Healing Herb and Sanctify Your Spiritual Practice


The ritual of burning sage is a powerful way to purify and clear negative energy from your environment. Learn the science behind this...

Know More About Jnana Yoga: The Path of Wisdom Know More About Jnana Yoga: The Path of Wisdom Know More About Jnana Yoga: The Path of Wisdom Know More About Jnana Yoga: The Path of Wisdom


Jnana yoga is the yogic path of wisdom, but maybe not in the sense you're thinking. Learn more about this classical school of yoga and...

Diksha and the New Year: It's All About New Beginnings Diksha and the New Year: It's All About New Beginnings Diksha and the New Year: It's All About New Beginnings Diksha and the New Year: It's All About New Beginnings


Diksha, a Sanskrit term meaning 'initiation,' offers us a fresh start. Here we look at the ancient diksha ceremony and ways to experience...

15 Minutes With DJ Taz About His Personal Yoga Practice 15 Minutes With DJ Taz About His Personal Yoga Practice 15 Minutes With DJ Taz About His Personal Yoga Practice 15 Minutes With DJ Taz About His Personal Yoga Practice


Yogapedia sits down with DJ Taz to discuss his view on purpose, creativity and meditation. The DJ fills us in on his personal yoga practice...

Dharana and Dhyana: Misconceptions of Meditation Explained Dharana and Dhyana: Misconceptions of Meditation Explained Dharana and Dhyana: Misconceptions of Meditation Explained Dharana and Dhyana: Misconceptions of Meditation Explained


As much as the yogic concepts of dharana and dhyana seem so similar, so, too, are they different. Separating them as stages in a process,...

Kriyas and Kundalini: What Beginners Need to Know About These Ancient Yoga Techniques Kriyas and Kundalini: What Beginners Need to Know About These Ancient Yoga Techniques Kriyas and Kundalini: What Beginners Need to Know About These Ancient Yoga Techniques Kriyas and Kundalini: What Beginners Need to Know About These Ancient Yoga Techniques


Kriyas are most often associated with kundalini energy and offering a multitude of health benefits, but should be approached with care and...

Is There More to This Life? Is There More to This Life? Is There More to This Life? Is There More to This Life?


At a certain point in life, we start asking the really big questions, like 'Is there more to life than this? What's my purpose? and Why...

Puzzled by Meditation? Trust May Be Your Missing Piece Puzzled by Meditation? Trust May Be Your Missing Piece Puzzled by Meditation? Trust May Be Your Missing Piece Puzzled by Meditation? Trust May Be Your Missing Piece


If you are like most people beginning a meditation practice, all manner of discomfort and distraction will show up when you stop and try to...

Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice Savor Your Sadhana: A Guide to Creating Your Daily Spiritual Practice


A sadhana is a daily ritual of yogic practices that gives you a chance to connect with yourself. Learn how to create one as unique as you...

The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master The Guru Guide: What to Watch Out for When Seeking Your Spiritual Master


Many well-intentioned people fall prey to the passions of false gurus. Learn the characteristics of a true guru and how to spot a fake.

4 Reasons Why You'll Want to Meet Up to Meditate 4 Reasons Why You'll Want to Meet Up to Meditate 4 Reasons Why You'll Want to Meet Up to Meditate 4 Reasons Why You'll Want to Meet Up to Meditate


Meditating with others may sound a little awkward at first, but you'll soon find the positive benefits far outweigh this fleeting feeling....

3 Ways to Control Prana With More Than the Traditional Breath 3 Ways to Control Prana With More Than the Traditional Breath 3 Ways to Control Prana With More Than the Traditional Breath 3 Ways to Control Prana With More Than the Traditional Breath


Yoga therapist and author, Jennie Lee, clears up the misunderstanding that pranayama is only about breath control and explains how you can...