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Yin Yang Meditation

Yin yang is balance of the vibrant male and female energy. When we feel these complementary energies balanced within, we feel like a whole and complete person, without the compulsory idea that we need another person to make us feel complete. Following is a meditation that fosters feeling whole, complete, joyful!

To begin

Sit on a cushion in your special place facing a small table - perhaps a corner of your living room or study with a portable screen around your area for privacy.

Light a candle and burn some incense if that feels right. Place some fresh flowers on your meditation table. Have an uplifting book at your side to read from briefly, to help you unwind before you begin.

Now is the time to say a short verse or prayer such as:

"Light of Love
Enlighten my heart
Encircle my being in Your radiance
Warm my soul with the flame of Truth.
Light of Love
In Your radiance
May I remember all are One
One in Love and Light."

To begin the silent portion of your meditation close your eyes and begin breathing evenly, such as counts 1, 2, breathe in; counts 3, 4 breathe out; counts 1, 2, breathe in and continue for a full minute.

Continue breathing evenly but let go of the counting. This is time to think of ways you are connected to others in your life. Include family, friends, coworkers and others. Think about how your actions affect each other.

Plan one way to improve your relationships. An example is practicing kindness in interactions with each person that you come into contact with during the day.

Now spend a minute mentally making affirmations for harmony and peace for all.

"Personal peace promotes world peace."
"I choose to be peaceful."
"Harmony is my choice."

Enjoy feelings that arise of being connected with all as an integral part of the big world family. That is the radiant state of bliss.

To finish your meditation stand and stretch, rejuvenated!

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