ABC’s of meditation, ch3, part 3: Pranayama, Mantras, Japa (chanting)

(please see previous article, ABC’s of meditation, ch3, part 2.) SPECIALIZED BREATHING TECHNIQUE: PRANAYAMA If you feel that the breathing techniques have worked for you, you can try this more specialized technique involving a little more concentration and discipline. ‘Pranayama; is a Sanskrit word which means ‘control of the breath’. According to Sri Chinmoy: “Although we all breathe, most of us do not know how to breathe properly. Yet if we can breathe correctly we can free ourselves from disease and ultimately we can even defy death.” Sri Chinmoy, The body, … Continue reading ABC’s of meditation, ch3, part 3: Pranayama, Mantras, Japa (chanting)