Entries by Amrit Singh

Why meditate in the early morning?

This morning I decided to write down a few reasons (not all) for an early morning yoga and mediation practice. It is most important not to have any attachment or expectation about this. The Aquarian Age is motivated by inspiration not by dogma and rules. Why meditate in the early morning?  Sadhana means spiritual discipline […]

Alignment and Flow in Kundalini Yoga. 

  A workshop for teachers and those with some experience of Kundalini Yoga “If you don’t have rhythm you can’t be virtuous” YB. As Kundalini yogis it is assumed that we have become conscious that we have resistance to change, otherwise we would not recognize the need for a regular yoga practice! This resistance to […]

The Science behind Meditation

Meditation has surged in popularity in recent years and is now championed by therapists, scientists, celebrities and high -performing athletes. As the practice becomes more widely acknowledged as an indispensible tool for life improvement, it can be helpful to understand scientifically why it actually works! Cultivating a better understanding of meditation will enhance our experience and […]

Heart transplants – food for thought

In Western medicine the heart is viewed as a muscular pump that sometimes malfunctions but it is also the organ which reveals our spirit and lust for life. In the first day after a bereavement people are 21 times more likely to get a heart attack, men are twice as likely to die of a […]

Bhoj Kriya. A lecture by Yogi Bhajan

How to Bless and Eat Your Food: Bhoj Kriyai Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan® August 30, 1992 Copyright © The Teachings of Yogi Bhajan I have to teach you how to eat. You do not know how to eat; so I have to start alphabetically [from the beginning], all right? Now please, sit […]

Thoughts on Eating

Ask yourself ‘why did I stop eating’; was it really because you had eaten enough? In the book ‘Eating the Moment’ you are encouraged to keep a 2 week journal considering the following as a list of reasons for stopping eating: Hunger relief: you relieved the sensation of hunger (the next 2 stages are pleasant […]

The Process of Creation

Most people have the process of creation reversed. They believe that if they have a thing, for example more time, money, a relationship, they can do something, which will allow them to be – happy, contented, etc. This is have-do-be. The problem is the process of creation is the reverse; be – do – have. If you want to have a different outcome then you […]

Kundalini Yoga for Depression and Addiction

Many addictions start in the teens as an attempt to escape from uncomfortable feelings. Since drugs have a numbing effect some addicts show a lack of emotional maturity stemming from a ‘freezing’ of their emotional development from this time. Yoga postures and deep breathing allow feelings to flow again. For those that are ready to […]

The 5 Reasons for Any Disease

We are made up of 5 Tattwas or Elements; earth, water, fire, air and ether which correspond with wilfulness/lust, greed, anger, pride and attachment. The elements are responsible for projecting our passions and our attitudes. We cannot escape the primal drives evoked by the passions, they are a big part of what makes us human, […]

The 5 Levels of Healing

The 5 Levels of Healing There are 5 levels to healing and though healing on one level can trigger healing on another it helps to be aware of their differences. The most profound healing happens when all levels are addressed. (1) Healing at the earth and mineral level. This includes remembering our soul nature and […]