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Why the period of early morning (brahma muhurta or amrut wela) important?

Your enquiry is about Brahma Muhurta or Amrit Vela. The scriptural ref. can be found in one of the ancient text called Ashtanga Hridaya , which is an Ayurvedic text The author is called Vagbhata .The ...
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Nine gates of a human body?

Which are the nine gates being referred here? Are these ears, nose, mouth, eyes etc? Yes the Nine gates referred here ae our bodily organs like ear , nose , mouth etc. within Pancala kingdom (5 ...
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Power of Gayatri Mantra

The power of the Gayatri mantra is explained in the Brahma Sutras, the Chandogya Upanishad and the Brhadaranyaka Upanishad. The Brhadaranyaka Upanishad (V.xiv.1.) says (Swami Madhavananda translator): ...
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What liberation technique taught by Shree Ramana Maharshi?

From the book Who am I. His technique name is Self inquiry. Que:10. How will the mind become quiescent? Ramana: By the inquiry ‘Who am I?’. The thought ‘who am I?’ will destroy all other ...
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How to meditate lying down

Shavasana is the most famous way of meditating while lying down. The only restriction is that one may not lie in left or right side. The posture has to be facing the sky: To perform Shavasana, lie on ...
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What should one choose according to scriptures between thoughtless mind and mind filled with the thoughts of God?

A mind becomes thoughtless during SamAdhi in the true sense. Because at that time everything is merged into one. So, what is there then to fix your mind upon? So, then, how can scriptures ...
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What are the beeja mantras and what is their significance in meditation?

Beejas or Seeds are important single lettered or monosyllabic mantras especially in the tantric or agama tradition. They are extensively used in rituals, processes, and both for internal and external ...
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What is the difference between Jijnashu and Jnani Bhaktas mentioned in Bhagavad Gita?

According to Adi Sankaracharya commentary on this verse, Jijnashu is one who wants to know the reality of the lord and Jnani is one who already have intellectual knowledge and aspires of liberation. ...
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What exactly do we mean by the term 'deep meditation'?

DhyAna Lakshana (sign of meditation) is mentioned very briefly in the following verse by Lord Shiva: yathA nimilane kAle prapancha naiva pasyati | Tathaiva unmilanehapi syAdetad dhyAnasya ...
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Is there any yoga which helps in levitation and disappearing?

In the middle stage of Yogic practice (a stage which is known as the Ghata Avastha), an adept Yogi obtains various Siddhis (perfections). Among which floating in the air and becoming invisible are ...
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Power of Gayatri Mantra

Power of Gayatri Mantram is explained in Chapter XXVI- On the narration of Sâvitrî- THE NINTH BOOK of DEVI BHAGAVATAM. Nârâyana said :-- O Muni! The King As’vapati reigned in Bhadrades’a, ...
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How to meditate lying down

But I have observed that it is difficult to maintain concentration in lying posture due to sleepiness as compared to the sitting posture. You don't need to worry about this. In fact, you can use such ...
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Impurities that were part of our body

Manu Smriti 5.135. Oily exudations, semen, blood, (the fatty substance of the) brain, urine, faeces, the mucus of the nose, ear-wax, phlegm, tears, the rheum of the eyes, and sweat are the twelve ...
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Is this a form of meditation?

The contemplation on the question "Who am I?" is definitely a spiritual exercise and a form of meditation. It is much popular in today's time due to Ramana Maharishi (Just search for example on Google ...
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How do Hindus meditate?

Hindus can focus on anything that is considered as good. I have given below some examples. विशोका वा ज्योतिष्मती ॥३६॥ Or (by the meditation on) the Effulgent Light, which is beyond all ...
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How do Hindu kids see with their eyes closed?

I'm not really sure if all those videos are true, but it's possible to attain Siddhis (or some occult powers) through birth as mentioned in Sutra 1, Adhyaya 4 of Patanjali Yoga Sutras. जन्मओषधि...
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Can we meditate on Lord Shiva during Sutak period?

Yes. We can meditate on Lord during Asoucha or Sutak period which generally lasts for 13-15 days depending on region and caste. Sri Annadanam Chidambara Sastry says the following in this video which ...
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How to master Sri Vidya Sadhana

What practices shall be followed to master Sri Vidya Sadhana? What does each mantra of Sri Vidya Sadhana mean? I've taken Sri Vidya Deeksha from a Guru, Once you have taken Deeksha the only ...
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Did Rama or Krishna ever practise meditation?

Not sure if he did it regularly, but on the night before Arjuna slayed Jayadratha, Krishna went into a state of yoga and meditation: "Sanjaya said, 'Then lord Kesava, of eyes like lotus-petals, ...
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Third Eye Activation

The third-eye is related to the Ajna Chakra, intuition and awareness. These two answers might provide some insight: Q: What is the meaning of the opening of the third eye and what do I feel when ...
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Auditory sense detachment

Keep on practicing and eventually no noise will disturb you. As Krishna says: karmaṇy akarma yaḥ paśyed akarmaṇi ca karma yaḥ sa buddhimān manuṣyeṣu sa yuktaḥ kṛtsna-karma-kṛt [Bhagavad Gita ...
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Difference between meditation buzzing & Tinnitus?

How does a person know that the constant buzzing sound in the ear is due to the meditation or if it is Tinnitus? When disease or disorder is possible, is better to consult a doctor. When you go with ...
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How to identify the different stages of experience in meditation?

Swami Sivananda had mentioned the different lights one sees in meditation. Meditation / Experiences in Meditation / Lights in Meditation: Various kinds of lights manifest during meditation owing ...
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Can the existence of God be understood through yoga?

Not only the faith in Ishwara but also an attitude of surrendering the self to the Ishwara (or devotion to Ishwara) is very important to succeed in the path of Yoga because there are several obstacles ...
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How are sages able to travel the multiverse?

Sages can able to travel the multiverses by entering Chidakasha. There are three types of akasa (spaces): stula-akasa, chita-akasa and chida-akasa. We can view Sthula-akasa as physical space, Chitta-...
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What are the different methods of Aura cleaning?

If you are asking about the different types of baths then Shastras do mention about the 5 kinds of them viz: 1)Agneya(fiery) 2)Varuna(water bath) 3)Braahma (bathing using Vedic mantras) 4)Vaayavya(...
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How to focus on third eye while meditating?

You do not focus in meditation. It is the exactly opposite of that. Meditation is not concentration, it is de-concentration. You just have to relax. Ofcourse, high energy is needed to be able to relax,...
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Did Rama or Krishna ever practise meditation?

Lord Krishna said he preformed severe austerities to obtain Pradyumna as his son. https://www.sacred-texts.com/hin/m10/m10012.htm That son whom I obtained through ascetic penances and observances of ...
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After a meditator or yogi enters into samadhi state what should he concentrate at?

In samadhi, there is a state of non-duality. When there is "something" to focus on then it is a state of duality. So in the state of samadhi, the object of mediation and meditator are one ...
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How to do meditation if I've got negative thoughts?

When ever i try to concentrate in either my breath or a word i am not able to concentrate. Please give me some solution to it. Yes , the solution of your above problem is given in various Hinduism ...
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