This Ancient Mantra Meditation Can Curb Stress in Just 20 Minutes

Yoga Journal|July - August 2020

This Ancient Mantra Meditation Can Curb Stress in Just 20 Minutes
Vedic Meditation is a technique that traces its roots to the Vedas, ancient Indian texts that are the foundation for yoga and Ayurveda.
By Yashoda Devi Ma

Unlike Buddhist mindfulness-based techniques, Vedic Meditation (VM) doesn’t involve contemplation or trying to think compassionate thoughts. Instead, a mantra is used to settle the mind. It’s a powerful tool for cultivating calm and deep focus. Here are some of the basic principles of VM and a few ways this accessible technique can help you become more peaceful, clear, and insightful.

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July - August 2020