posted on Jun, 1 2018 @ 05:56 PM
a reply to: TheJesuit
Have you ever tried the mahamantra with japa beads? (basically a rosary.)
It's a fantastic meditation and has resulted in some weird stuff for me. The holding of breath is called pranayama and it's part of the rhythm of
Instead of counting numbers you just repeat the mantra while keeping count on the 108 beads. circle around once, then back to the start.
I have been exploring meditation since I was about 15 years old. I have fallen away from the path for reasons that are difficult to explain.
Meditation can open up good things and bad. It opens up what's in you and brings it to the surface. Not everyone is squeaky clean..yet.
Gurus and teachers don't teach you about that part, do they? They just want you to believe it's all happy cupcakes and unicorns, no refunds sorry.
edit on 1-6-2018 by NarcolepticBuddha because: (no reason given)