Patanjali suggests practising pranayama with a long quiet exhalation and a short pause after exhalation. Simple techniques like this can be of tremendous help in overcoming obstacles.
Another possibility for stilling the mind is to begin examining the concept of purusa. The Upanishads locate the purusa somewhere in the region of the heart, in the depths of which can be found a tiny opening shaped like a lotus bud. If we concentrate our attention on this and look into our purusa, ...Continue Reading →