Spiritual Healing

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It is early hours of the morning. There is a mist hanging over the valley. The air is brisk and autumnal and there is the scent of charcoal smoke and incense wafting into my room. There is a crisp silence. It is only when I venture out of my room I can hear the gentle chanting of monks as they chant the sutras in the middle hall. This is the first morning of a mindfulness meditation retreat at Guang Jue Temple near Zaoxi China in Zhejiang province. It is the […]

5th Chakra Communication

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With the recent increased awareness of the many healing benefits of gemstones, mantras and malas, why not adorn yourself with jewelry that is both sacred and beautiful. Chakra is a Sanskrit word that means wheel and refers to a system of seven basic energy centers that carry energy, or prana, throughout the body. Open and balanced chakras lead to optimal health, vitality and consciousness. The fifth chakra is located at the throat and therefore related to communication and creativity.  The element is ether, as sound allows us to experience the […]