Dharana Blog

Welcome to our Little Meditation Blog. Here you can find our latest posts. It's regularly updated and filled with interesting articles about the practice of Meditation in everyday life. I hope it serves as a source of inspiration and valuable ideas that help you bring your meditation practice to the next level.
10/08/2017
Beyond Thinking - The Emptiness of Thoughts

Beyond Thinking – The Emptiness of Thoughts

What happens when you go beyond thinking? The space beyond discursive thought is essential to the practice of meditation. It’s the doorway to true insight. Without being able to go beyond thinking, the practitioner will stay stuck within confusion, agitation and many other basic obstacles. Therefore I will dedicate this […]
27/07/2017
Compassion and Pity - The Differences

Compassion and Pity – The Differences

It is often said that compassion and pity are near-enemies. In this article I will explain why that is so and how to practice in order to give rise to authentic compassion. The benefits of compassion are manyfold, therefore it makes sense to develop it. So let’s have a look […]
20/07/2017
Time Management for Meditators – Three Times

Time Management for Meditators – Three Times

How is meditation related to time management? They actually have a lot to do with one another. In fact – time-management is arguably one of the more important points when it comes to the integration of Meditation practice into everyday life. So talking about practicing Meditation but neglecting the aspect […]
12/07/2017
How to Deal with Panic Attacks in 4 Simple Steps

How to Deal with Panic Attacks in 4 Simple Steps

In this article I am going to introduce you to a simple four-step approach that will help you deal with panic attacks efficiently. It is by no means the “only valid way” but I am confident that this method will at least work for some of you out there. I […]
06/07/2017
Train the Mind in Three Stages – Balanced Practice

Train the Mind in Three Stages – Balanced Practice

In this article I will clarify how to train the mind in three stages for the sake of long-term benefit and release from suffering. Sometimes people wonder what we are actually doing over here during our lifechanging retreats. So today I will summarize it for you in a very simple […]
28/06/2017
How to Be a Little Happier - The Power of Decisions

How to be a little Happier – The Power of Decisions

This post is all about the good stuff, the stuff that makes your life worth living. It’s all about happiness – and happiness is a cool thing! It’s in fact so cool, that every living being is after it. We spend lifetimes seeking it in relationships, coconuts, rainbows, meditation, accommodation, […]
15/06/2017
Like Smoke - Subtle Body Awareness

Like Smoke – Subtle Body Awareness

Today it’s time to dive a little deeper and explore our body from within. Cultivating subtle body awareness is a fun way to explore the energetic system within our body. This can help us to better understand feelings, emotions and the way our attention works. It will be of great […]
08/06/2017
Release Thoughts for Inner Peace

Release Thoughts for Inner Peace

“How can I switch off the noisy mind?” I get this question a lot. It shows how most people feel about the voice in their head – at least those who are already conscious of it. Many people want to be liberated from compulsive thinking, at least for some times […]
01/06/2017
Great Meditation Teachings and Inspiring Teachers

Great Meditation Teachings and Inspiring Teachers

This week I am recommending some of the meditation teachings I often listen to. Those are the teachings that keep me going. They add to my practice and create a massive amount of motivation and inspiration to continue on the path. With the hope that some of these teachings may […]
25/05/2017
Lucid Dreaming - Recommended Books

Lucid Dreaming – Recommended Books

This week I will introduce you to my top 7 lucid dreaming books and 2 great online courses. You might be wondering what “Lucid Dreaming” actually is. To make it short, it means that you know that you are dreaming while your body is still asleep. You are consciously within […]
18/05/2017
Don't Worry - Be Happy

Don’t Worry Be Happy

Instead of telling you “don’t worry be happy” I am here today to help you liberate your worries. Yes, that’s right – feel free to worry! “What?! Feel free to worry? But that’s a bad thing, isn’t it? Shouldn’t we be happy and elated all the time? Singing? Dancing? Aren’t […]
11/05/2017
Navigating Meditation Sessions

Navigating Meditation Sessions

Sometimes there are those little insights that help you a great deal on the way. In this article I want to share a few of those “tricks” that make my meditation sessions a bit more magical. By evaluating and using these tricks you can hopefully unlock some great new perspectives. […]