Author: Vicky Hartley


Working with your Root Chakra

Today Swami Saradananda, author of The Essential Guide to Chakras takes a look at the first of your major chakras – the root chakra – and suggests an exercise that will help you reconnect with its energy. What is the root chakra? The root (muladhara)…

How to Meditate On Mandalas

As we rest our gaze upon a mandala, the mind becomes as still as the surface of a pool of water... Here's a brief guide from mandala illustrator Lisa Tenzin-Dolma on how mandalas, stunning and complex images, can help focus the mind in meditation. The…

Awakening the Pineal Gland

  The activation of his pineal gland, or 'third eye', led Anthony Peake to a series of strange experiences towards a higher consciousness. In the Infinite Mindfield, Anthony charts his journey through the 'inner worlds' - lost to us all when our pineal glands became clouded.…

Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras

  Probably the single most influential text on yoga, Patanjali’s Yoga Sutras are thought to have been written between 200BCE and 200CE.   Despite the importance of this work, its author remains an enigma – almost nothing is known about his life. Patanjali's Yoga Sutras consist of 195…