Stress and Anxiety!
These two words define the mental state of every individual in 21st century, especially people associated with white collar jobs. In a city life everybody is always busy, overworked and exhausted. Very little time is spared for mental wellness.
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With time people have started realising the importance of having a healthy lifestyle. Being healthy is not just the absence of disease, but a state of complete physical, mental and social well being. Yoga and Meditation plays a big part in achieving a well rounded healthy lifestyle. Sitting in the Padmasana position, emptying one's mind and regulating one's breathing is the essential of mediation. Even though it sounds simple enough, it's not always not so easy.
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The mind is not disciplined, and is the biggest obstacle between ourselves and awareness. Meditation is a way of taming the mind, and reaching within and experience our essential nature. It's easier said than done, and thus requires discipline and most of the times expert guidance.
There are many institutions who offer workshops and boot-camps on Meditations in Bangalore. These institutions ranges from being a spiritual organization to a Yoga school. Their philosophy differs, but they all uphold meditation as one of the best health and wellness practice. We have curated a list of few Bangalore's best such institutions.
1. Yoga Binge Studio
It's a Studio where a group of teachers, from Isha Hatha - School of Yoga, to teach the Hatha Yoga in its Classical form. Their mission is to bring back classical yoga in its purest form. Mediation workshops are a major part of their program.
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2. Fireflies Ashram
It's an eco-spiritual place that is open to all spiritual traditions. They believe that spiritualism is what will play a major role in promoting human rights and sustainable environment. In the outskirts of city, around 40 kms away from the main city of Bangalore, Fireflies Ashram is situated in a lush green grounds sloping towards a beautiful lake. The Ashram compound has organic farm and a meditation hall among many other things.
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3. Choe Khor Sum Ling
CKSL is a Tibetan Buddhist study and meditation centre. This institution was built with the sole purpose for being the centre of study and practice of Mahayana Buddhism, and propagating the teachings of Nalanda Buddhist Tradition. CSKL fosters an environment which helps people nurture and develop happiness, wisdom, peace and compassion. It offers courses on various aspects of the Buddhist Philosophy and Meditations.
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4. Akshar Power Yoga Academy
It is a space for Practicing Yoga with yogis. There are multiple outlets of the Academy across Bangalore. Each outlet offers various Yoga courses for both amateurs and Teacher's training certification courses. They propagate a unique form of Yoga, Akshar Power Yoga which is an aesthetic blend of eight arts which aims to stimulate and connect the body, mind and spirit. Their USP is the promise of a holistic weight loss of three kgs in 15 days.
ISKCON Bangalore is part of expansion initiatives of ISKCON in Southern India. ISKCON Bangalore is a spiritual place for devotees to gather and exchange spiritual ideas. The ambiance of the temple building is conducive to spiritual gathering and meditation. They conduct sessions on mediation.
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