Guide to Mindful Meditation

What is Mindful Mediation? Mindful meditation is a type of meditation that has its roots in ancient Indian tantras such as the ‘Vigyan Bhairava Tantra.’  Gautama Buddha practiced this type of meditation 2,500 years ago. Today, it has become part of the Buddhism spiritual practice.  It is often referred to as ‘mindfulness meditation’ and has since become widespread, adopted by regular people like you and I, wanting to attain inner peace and a sense of self-awareness. The popularity of mindful meditation has spread around the globe as researched findings show…

The Parable of the Beggar and the Diamond

“The Beggar and the Diamond” is a story by one of my all-time favorite authors Stephen King from his book Nightmares and Dreamscapes. The story was adapted from a Hindu parable. Author’s notes:   This little story — a Hindu parable in its original form —was first told to me by Mr. Surendra Patel, of Scarsdale, New York. I have adapted it freely and apologize to those who know it in its true form, where Lord Shiva and his wife, Parvati, are the major characters.