What Does Namaste Mean? The Deep Spiritual and Philosophical Meaning

Namaste is a word that has become extremely popular among new age spirituality and yoga practitioners. But did you know what Namaste means? Avid readers of LifeAdvancer will have probably at some point in their lives attended a yoga class (and hopefully, regularly) and heard this spoken at the end of a class, normally with palms together pressed to the chest with a…

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Tantra Yoga: 5 Ways Western People Have Got It All Wrong about This Yoga Style

Most people in the West misinterpret what the Tantra yoga is about. Here are 5 ways Westernization has affected this yoga style. During the year I spent working on my yoga practice in Thailand I came into contact with some amazing teachers. Many of them were eager to engage in lengthy conversations about yoga practice, the current state of the “yoga industry” and…

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How to Balance Chakras with the Help of 7 Essential Oils

Unbalanced chakras can be the reason for emotional problems or physical ones. These essential oils can help balance chakras. Chakras are believed to be points of energy in the body that help us to regulate our bodily processes. There are seven chakras in the human body: Root Sacral Solar Plexus Heart Throat Third eye4 Crown The seven chakras are associated with certain locations on…

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7 Profound Life Lessons the Tibetan Book of Living and Dying Teaches Us

Since time immemorial, people have perceived religion and spirituality as the path to a meaningful life. The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying by Sogyal Rinpoche is a guide to leading an engaging and fulfilling existence. This thought-provoking book will help you see death as a new possibility instead of the end of the road. The lessons that you can draw from this…

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You Should Really Start Loving Your Hair and Here Is Why

Loving your hair is very important for the reasons you've probably never thought of. We are cutting it, we are dying it, we give it a perm, we are shaving, plucking and even lasering it. All this to get rid of the nasty, unhygienic, ugly hair(s), to make it look pretty and trimmed on our head. But what if we are fooled by…

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5 Steps to Finding Faith on the Path to Self-Improvement

Finding faith to cope with the stress you feel in your life is not always easy. However, finding resources and outlets for it is more important than ever, especially because stress affects both the mind and body. It can also lead to a number of emotional issues, such as anxiety and depression, and it may even prompt some people to abuse drugs and…

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Artist Spends 10 Years Turning Caves into Works of Art

For more than 10 years, artist Ra Paulette has been working on his caves completely alone, with a dog as his sole companion. Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could just leave all your worries behind and go to a place of peace and tranquillity, somewhere where none of the everyday troubles matter? Modern life is at times stressful and not easy to…

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7 Really Easy Ways to Bring Positive Vibes into Your Life

Once you release the negatives, your body and soul become receptive to positive vibes. Find out how to bring good energy into your life. Sometimes the aura around someone is so overwhelming, that a heaviness hovers in the room. This swirling black mass of invisible energy drains the very life force from those it frequents and leaves them devoid of substance, ambition, and…

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5 Life-Changing Benefits of Lucid Dreams

Lucid dreaming isn’t just a way to have mystical experiences—it’s also an incredibly useful day-to-day life skill. Here are five ways you can use it to gain incredible advantages in your life Once a relatively obscure practice studied only by sleep scientists, artists, and mystics, lucid dreaming has become an incredibly popular subject. Although many are aware of the phenomenon of being consciously…

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10 Steps To Contacting Your Higher Self

The Higher Self is that part of you that connects you directly to the spiritual realms. It is eternal, infinitely wise and transcends our everyday consciousness. It is in touch with the Divine because it is part of it. Attaining knowledge of the Higher Self, and its depths of inner wisdom is the goal of the spiritual question in all its many guises.…

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