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How to clean your yoga mat?

How to clean your yoga mat

How to clean your yoga mat?

The yoga mat is our main tool as practitioners Keeping a yoga mat clean makes the practice experience not only more enjoyable but also healthier.So how do you clean yoga mats? Basic yoga mats Can be machine washed.We will replace the detergent with a little dish soap and we will not use fabric softener, bleach, stain remover and the like. Just put a little dish soap in the soapbox and choose a program for gentle washing, at a temperature of up to 30 degrees. The yoga mat should be dried in the shade, preferably indoors, and not put in a tumble dryer.Professional...

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Variations of meditation according to religions

Variations of meditation according to religions

In this article, we will discuss the differences amongmajor religions on how they view the practice ofmeditation.1. Siddharta Gautama- this religion probably has the oldest texts that dealwith meditation. While there are several types ofmeditation in Hinduism, they generally focus on achieving acalm state of mind.This is one of the more popular perceptions of meditation.2. Buddhism- founded by Buddha in 500 BC, this religion’s take onmeditation is that which aims to attain enlightenment justlike its founder.3. Christianity- this religion treats meditation as a prayer. Thuspractices such as praying the rosary can be considered asmeditation in the Christian world.Another form of...

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The Origins of Meditation

The Origins of Meditation

The practice of meditation has been around for several millennia. Although there are no recorded texts which wouldpoint exactly when this practice started, several ancientcivilizations became the cradle of today’s meditationpractices.India particularly is hailed as the proponent of meditationas an organized practice. Over centuries, many Hindischolars have written about meditation, from the ways ofdoing it to its benefits. Some of the well-known Hinditexts include the Vedas and the Yoga Sutras which waswritten by Patanjali. But no one has arguably been more influential in the worldof meditation than Siddharta Gautama, otherwise known asBuddha. In 500 BC, he achieved enlightenment through thepractice of...

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Meditation to Improve Concentration

Meditation to Improve Concentration

Today, there are a lot of things that help in keeping usentertained. In the internet alone, there are a multitudeof websites that do such that like video sharing sites,gaming sites and other websites which cater to ourinterests.While there is nothing wrong with entertaining ourselves, aproblem arises with our constant need for distractions.Because of that, it becomes difficult for us to focus onone thing.We do not need to take extreme measures to help us focus.There are practices which can do the job for us. Itincludes the practice of meditation.People take up meditation for different purposes andimproving concentration is one of them....

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Meditation to Reduce Stress

Meditation to Reduce Stress

People encounter stress everyday, some do at work or school, others at home. While they are usually able to cope with stress, sometimes the burden simply becomes too muchthat people break down because of it. The Science of StressIn the General Adaptation Syndrome model designed by HansSelye, he identifies three stages that people undergo whenstressed.During the first stage, the body goes on a state of alarmat the realization of a threat. In this stage, cortisol isreleased by the body.The second stage is where the body becomes unable to copewith the strain until its resources are depleted.Finally, the body breaks down which include the...

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