Books & Music
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
News & Politics
Religion & Spirituality
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Da Vinci Code Inspired Yin Yang Meditation
"The Da Vinci Code" by Dan Brown is the inspiration for this meditation on the sacred balance of yin yang within us all.
Dan Brown's novel is fiction and high paced, but many aspects of spirituality are revealed in the plot and I highly recommend it! But now, let's go to the meditation I wrote based on the book ...
To begin - sit on a cushion facing your meditation table. It is nice to have fresh flowers (roses are a fragrant choice), candles and incense burning - their pyramid shapes reminding us to reach upward from our sacred roots (routes) of balanced yin yang ...
Say an opening prayer such as
"May the Light of Truth
Reach up from deep within my soul
Emblazoning my thoughts and actions
With balance, kindness, clarity."
Now, close your eyes and hold an image of beauty that inspires you. It could be a special scene you find uplifting or a work of art.
Begin even and regular breathing - counts 1, 2, breathe in; counts 3, 4, breathe out; counts 1, 2, breathe in and continue for a minute or two.
Continue breathing evenly without counting and take a few minutes to reflect on the yin-yang balance in nature - the daily cycle of night and day; cause and effect in actions; male and female; winter and summer, to name a few. Every part of our natural world carries a balance and taking time for active and quiet time in our daily routine imparts much needed balance and harmony in our fast-paced society.
Finish your meditation with thoughts of gratefulness for the beauty and balance in mother nature, season after season.
Take a deep breath, stand and stretch, refreshed.
I invite you to join me in a daily group cyber meditation for personal and planetary peace. Click the article here to read about it.
Meditation Lessons for Teens and Adults
More than 70 offerings, from guided meditation techniques to on-the-go stress relief and relationship meditations interspersed with verse, and a section of special occasion prayers. 114 pages. PDF Ebook | EPUB | Paperback | Mac Users | B&N NOOK eBook
Meditation for All Kids
Sitting, walking, dance and group circle meditations, along with positive affirmations, verses and benefits of meditation for kids of all ages and abilities in a 100 page book with illustrations. PDF Ebook | EPUB | Paperback | Mac Users | B&N NOOK eBook
Sign up below or in the right-hand column for our meditation site newsletter. It only requires your email address and is never given out or sold to anyone. If at any time you wish to stop receiving it, each newsletter contains a link to unsubscribe. Each person must sign up themselves. We can't sign up for you. It is an easy way to keep abreast of new articles on the meditation site. Make meditation part of your daily routine and let the Bellaonline meditation articles help you select just what kind of meditation is right for you, whether you are a child, teen, or adult, a beginner, or advanced practitioner.
Article by Susan Helene Kramer
| Related Articles | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Previous Features | Site Map
Content copyright © 2015 by Susan Helene Kramer. All rights reserved.
This content was written by Susan Helene Kramer. If you wish to use this content in any manner, you need written permission. Contact Susan Helene Kramer for details.
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.