Wouldn’t You Rather Be Meditating?

We  might also ask, Wouldn’t you rather be peaceful, centered, and awake?  Meditation is a time-honored practice for accessing a deeper state of pure awareness, beyond the noisy mental chatter that so often dominates our experience. Meditation is effortless, silently dissolving old conditioning and restoring our inherent state of balance and wellbeing.

For thousands of years, people have used the mantra So Hum to contact the stillness that is the source of awareness. So Hum is an ancient Indian mantra that can be translated as I am.  In the audio recording below, you will be guided in a simple meditation using the So Hum mantra.  

 

So Hum Meditation

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Dr. Valencia Porter is a leader in Integrative, Preventive, and Environmental Medicine, combining ancient wisdom traditions such as Ayurvedic Medicine with modern science. Double-Board Certified in General Preventive Medicine and Integrative Medicine, she has been a part of the Chopra Center medical team for the past decade, providing integrative medical consultations and teaching health professionals and the community how to achieve total mind, body, spirit health. She passionately advocates for real solutions to the global problems of climate change and pollution, knowing that personal and planetary health are intricately linked. Dr. Porter shares her extensive knowledge about the environment and...Read more