The Beauty of Lakshmi and Ganesha

Through the month of February we will be chanting one of the mantras to the Hindu Goddess of beauty and abundance, Goddess Lakshmi, and Lord Ganesha, the remover of obstacles.  The decision to commence the Monday Night Meditation circles with these two deities as that they work perfectly together, after all, they are commonly worshipped … Continue reading The Beauty of Lakshmi and Ganesha

February’s Partial Solar Eclipse

Following on from the Full Moon lunar eclipse that was witnessed at the end of January, this coming week, we will experience a partial solar eclipse.  A solar eclipse occurs when the moon passes between the earth and the sun, obscuring view of the sun from our vantage point here on earth.  With this event … Continue reading February’s Partial Solar Eclipse

Attracting Abundance and Happiness for 2018

After a much deserved break over the summer, when Monday Night Meditations resume on 5 February 2018, the focus will be on Lakshmi, the Hindu Goddess of wealth, fortune and prosperity who will be honoured. Born from the churning of the primordial ocean, Lakshmi is said to have chosen Vishnu, one of the three principal … Continue reading Attracting Abundance and Happiness for 2018

Meditation in the Modern Age

Having taken a much deserved break over the summer, I am getting rather excited that Monday Night Meditations will be resuming again on Monday, 5 February 2018.  This is rather perfect timing as for most of us, the glow of the summer holidays is ending and as the children head back to school, "normality" kicks … Continue reading Meditation in the Modern Age

Practicing the Art of Gratitude

Gratitude - "the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness". Some days gratitude is given for simply waking up without (too much) pain or discomfort, or watching the birds flit in the birdbath as I wash the dishes (yes, I am the dishwasher in my house as opposed to … Continue reading Practicing the Art of Gratitude

Utilising the Gayatri Mantra

In my previous posting, I introduced the Gayatri mantra which, according to Sathya Sai, is considered to be "a sacred chant that demonstrates the unity that underlies manifoldness in creation."  With a new month approaching I thought it would be a perfect opportunity to include the Gayatri mantra in the Monday Night Meditation circle. According to … Continue reading Utilising the Gayatri Mantra

October Full Moon Meditation and Healing Circle

Bookings are now being taking for the October Full Moon Meditation and Healing Circle that will be taking place on Wednesday, 4 October 2017. The energy of the full moon tends to make us purge and release things from our lives.  Therefore, it is important that we make sure that we are in control of … Continue reading October Full Moon Meditation and Healing Circle

The Gayatri Mantra

The Gayatri mantra is one of the oldest and most powerful of Sanskrit mantras.  It is the universal prayer enshrined within the Vedas (the Hindu sacred text), and even believed to be the very essence of the Vedas.  As Veda means "knowledge", the Gayatri mantra is believed to foster and sharpen the knowledge-yielding faculty. It … Continue reading The Gayatri Mantra