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The foundation of Yoga Meditation is attention or Observing...

Yoga meditation is the art and science of systematically 
observing, accepting, understanding, and training 
each of the levels of our being, 
such that we may coordinate and integrate 
those aspects of ourselves, 
and dwell in the direct experience 
of the center of consciousness.

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"Meditation" means "Attention" 

Attention is the primary skill of yoga meditation.

  • Attention leads to Concentration.
  • Concentration leads to Meditation.
  • Meditation leads to Samadhi.
  • But it starts with Attention!

It all begins, and ends with 
attention and self-observation

This observation or attention is done at two times:

  1. Focusing attention during meditation
  2. Attention in daily life

If the primary skill of meditation is attention, then what do we observe? 

  • Pay attention to everything you do, while you are doing it
  • Observe your actions, and that you are using your body, hands, arms, legs, etc. to do those actions
  • Observe your senses, noticing the fact that you are smelling, tasting, seeing, touching, and hearing.
  • Be aware of your breath, and the quality of the breath.
  • Be aware of your thinking process and emotions. 
  • Observe not only externally, but also your internal states. 
  • Come to observe the stillness within, and the silence.

Pay attention to everything! It means to cultivate an attitude of attention to all of our actions, speech, and thoughts. This attention is done gently, not meaning to be compulsive about this in some unhealthy way. 

By paying attention, it is easier for our actions to come from decisions, out of choice, not mere habit. The meditator is very gentle in this practice of attention, whether in daily life or at the time of meditation itself.


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This site is devoted to presenting the ancient Self-Realization path of the Tradition of the Himalayan masters in simple, understandable and beneficial ways, while not compromising quality or depth. The goal of our sadhana or practices is the highest Joy that comes from the Realization in direct experience of the center of consciousness, the Self, the Atman or Purusha, which is one and the same with the Absolute Reality. This Self-Realization comes through Yoga meditation of the Yoga Sutras, the contemplative insight of Advaita Vedanta, and the intense devotion of Samaya Sri Vidya Tantra, the three of which complement one another like fingers on a hand. We employ the classical approaches of Raja, Jnana, Karma, and Bhakti Yoga, as well as Hatha, Kriya, Kundalini, Laya, Mantra, Nada, Siddha, and Tantra Yoga. Meditation, contemplation, mantra and prayer finally converge into a unified force directed towards the final stage, piercing the pearl of wisdom called bindu, leading to the Absolute.





Yoga Nidra Meditation CD by Swami Jnaneshvara
Yoga Nidra CD
Swami Jnaneshvara