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A Sacred Mountain Part One
Kittisaro An article by Kittisaro, the founder of Dharmagiri Insight Mediation Centre. He shares times of blessings and hardships of his, his wife Thanissara, & beloved dog Jack's lives at Dharmagiri, which is situated at the base of Mvoleni mountain, Underberg, KZN. The article was published in the September 2010 edition of Resurgance magazine.
 
A Sacred Mountain Part Two
Kittisaro The second part of Kittisaro's heart warming telling of his & Thanissara's early life at Dharamgiri.
 
Believe In Your Goodness By Jack Kornfield
Jack Kornfield Jack speaks about finding the underlying goodness in self and others.
 
Beyond The Mind
Dharmagiri Sometimes the most authentic perspectives come from those who suffer a collapse of certainties; when the unexpected strips away the carefully honed plans and assumptions we project onto life.
 
Centering & Grounding Techniques
Diana Smith

We are often told to stay ground and we should be "floating around." But how do we know if we are grounded or not? What dpes being grounded really mean? Diana Smith answers these questions here.


 
Comfort Zone
Wayne Farrell

People can easily make changes when things are good. You win the lottery, it is easy to change your car, buy a different house, and change your diet, etc. Unfortunately that’s not how it always works.


 
Complaining Rewires Your Brain For Negativity
Linda Clarke Research shows that most people complain once a minute during a typical conversation. Complaining is tempting because it feels good, but like many other things that are enjoyable -- such as smoking or eating a pound of bacon for breakfast -- complaining isn’t good for you.
 
Dealing With Distractions In Mindfulness Meditation
Linda Clarke We are meditating beautifully, our body is relaxed and our mind is still, everything is perfect and then all of a sudden, something pops into our mind. Distractions cause us to judge ourselves or get frustrated. Distractions are actually the whole point. The key is to learn to deal with these things, learning to notice them without being trapped in them.
 
Healthy Lifestyle Tips For A Natural High This Spring
Sharni Quinn Spring time is all about setting new intentions and welcoming change into your life. It's the perfect time to let go of what no longer serves you and to welcome fresh opportunities. Its time to "spring clean" your life and get your health back on track. This article focuses on practical health tips which you can incorporate into your life that will help you de-stress and boost your energy levels naturally. If you're feeling balanced and more positive you will be able to embrace life wholeheartedly, seize opportunities and get the most from your relationships.
 
How To Boost Your Emotional Intelligence
Linda Clarke Learn How to Boost Your Emotional Intelligence which involves learning social skills, being mindful of your own feelings, and the emotional state of others as well. It also addresses such traits as initiative, empathy, adaptability, persuasiveness — none of which are measured on a traditional IQ test.”
 
Keep Calm And Paradigm Shift
Barbara Abdinor We live in a time where the chaotic collision of crises demands collective and personal evolution. This article is an outline map on how to navigate for personal and collective evolution.
 
Learn How To Alleviate Stress
Linda Clarke We can Learn how to alleviate stress;  Deep belly breathing, exercise, meditation and the practice of formal and informal mindfulness techniques allow us to activate the “relaxation response”.  Regular practice of deep belly breathing imbeds the response in the body and we can access calm feelings whenever we need them.  The benefit of this is that we can breathe in this way anywhere at any time as our breath is always readily available.
 
Learning To Stay By Pema Chrodron (part One)
Pema Chodron Pema Chodron looks at the difficulties & benefits of meditation
 
Learning To Stay By Pema Chrodron (part Two)
Pema Chodron Through the process of practicing the mindfulness-awareness technique on a regular basis, we can no longer hide from ourselves. We clearly see the barriers we set up to shield us from naked experience.
 
Listening To The Heart @ Dharmagiri
Jennifer Radloff Jennifer Radloff shares her insights and wisdom gained whilst on retreat at Dharmagiri Insight Meditation Centre.
 
Living Mindfully In Modern Society By Jack Kornfield
Jack Kornfield Jack speaks of how with Mindfulness, we can live in Harmony with all
 
Meditation
Diana Smith

Just 15 minutes per day over a period of time will change your perception of your outer world. The anxiety and fear of living in this 3 dimensional world will dissipate as your vibration rises and the mundane things that got you down in the past will not impact you nearly as severely as they did prior to starting a daily meditation practice.


 
Moving Meditation, Conscious Free-style Dancing And Spontaneous Art Making - Without Judgement Or Aanlysis
Jayn ROXTON-WIGGILL When you were young, do you remember dancing as if no one were watching? Dancing impulsively is generally an exuberant and happy compulsion stimulated by music we resonate with - and when we are done dancing we inevitably feel liberated, joyous and carefree. Spontaneously transferring what one imagines onto paper, either with words but more commonly using colour, line, form and 3D construction, has the same effect - it frees up your monkey-mind and lets the 'monkey' dance so your mind can work better!
 
My Personal Journey With Divine Mother, How She Healed Me And How You Can Hear Her.
Chaturi Ma My personal Journey with Divine Mother. How I hear her and how she healed me from Facet Joint Arthrosis.
 
No To Anti-muslim, No To Anti-semitism, No To Hate By Jack Kornfield
Jack Kornfield Seeing past differences & coming together with Compassion
 
Resistance Vs Mindfulness
Hayley Rautenbach To keep telling the mind to resist thoughts, memories and feelings while in meditation, causes resistance to quietening the mind. Where there is resistance, there is a battle. The definition of resistance is the refusal to accept or comply with something. One cannot have a peaceful mind in this state.
 
The 5 Levels Of Healing Naturally
Dr Kelly Brogan

Falling apart in the process of awakened women - the gift of transformation in chaotic times. How to navigate through the 5 stages of waking up in a New 5d Earth without thinking you are crazy.


 
The Value Of Self Reteats
Chandasara Chandasara, resident teacher at Dharmagiri shares her personal experience of insights and healing gained through silent self retreat.
 
Three Easy Steps To Start The Informal Practice Of Mindfulness
Dr.Lilian Cabiron The practice of Mindfulness can be conceptualized in two categories : formal and informal. The first one implies the practice of meditation and the second one refers to the incorporation of a mindfulness approach to simple activities of everyday life.
 
What Does Mindfulness Really Mean
Sharon Salzberg Two reflections by Sharon Salzberg of what mindfulness really means to her
 
What Role Does Breathing Play In Yoga
Jennifer Chapman

Breath is key to yoga practice, in yoga we refer to breathing practices as Pranayama (breath control). If you can control your breath you can control your body and mind.