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What Are The 7 Chakras And What Do They Mean?

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What Are The 7 Chakras And What Do They Mean?

Chakras are the energy centers in your body. Chakras could be aligned and open to allow the body to work well both physically and emotionally. The seven main Chakras run along your spine starting from the base of your spine to the top of your head. 

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Meditation Tips for Beginners

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Meditation Tips for Beginners

While most people have heard of the many benefits of meditation, they don't know where to begin, which is why we have rounded up the most basic tips that will be helpful for all beginners.

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Meditation Styles

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Meditation Styles

Meditation has several benefits, and it can be the perfect way to manage stress and seek spiritual enlightenment. You can start practicing it for five to ten minutes a day, and then you should aim to take it up to twenty to thirty minutes per day.  Try as many meditating styles as possible as they will allow you to decide which style suits you the best. 

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Choosing Your Meditation Mantra

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Choosing Your Meditation Mantra

While you want your mantra to be unique to you, there is no need to feel pressured to come up with some eloquent phrase or avoid one because it's been used before. What matters is you connect to it in some way, you repeat it throughout the day or during meditation, and that it helps you direct and channel your best intentions. 

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Why Do Buddhist Prayer Beads Have 108 Beads?

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Why Do Buddhist Prayer Beads Have 108 Beads?

Just as there isn’t only one religion that uses prayer beads, there isn’t just one exact reason that a Mala has 108 beads.  The number 108 has significance in many places and times throughout history. It is known that there are 108 repetitions counted with mala beads. It allows the practitioner to better focus on the vibrations and sounds of the prayers or mantras. So, why are there 108 repetitions?

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