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How To Use the Secret of the Mandalas and Yantras to Master Your Inner Self!

Aug 7, 2008
There are all sorts of spiritual, mystical things that we do not really understand. For instance, there are some people who are diagnosed with cancer who get treated in the far East and come back cancer-free.

There are others who have rare diseases that the doctors diagnose will kill them in six months and who manage to live for ten years or more. It is painfully obvious that we have not even come close to understanding all of the things we are able to accomplish.

If you are looking to increase your spiritual abilities and master your inner self, you may want to learn a bit about mandalas and yantras and how to use them to tune your body and spirit.

1) Mandalas

Mandala is from the Sanskrit language and means circle. There may be squares and triangles in a mandala, but the entire mandala should have a concentric structure.

Everything in the mandala should be balanced, and should give an air of harmony. The point of a mandala is to help one travel on their spiritual journey easily.

There are a number of ways to use a mandala, and each way is just a bit different than the one before. There are, however, some basics about a mandala that can help you when you are just starting to use a mandala.

The first thing you need to do before you meditate is to decide what your intention of meditation is. If you are intending to calm your mind, you will want a mandala that is for calming.

If you are looking to find your beginning, you may want a Native American labyrinth mandala. Set the mandala in front of you and begin your meditation. Look at the mandala and allow your mind to swirl around the beauty of the designs in the mandala.

During your meditation, if you mind begins to wander and you start thinking about the everyday, mundane things, focus your attention back on the mandala. Pretend that your mind is swimming in the mandala, and let the colors and designs swirl around you.

As you slowly sink into the designs, your body and mind will begin to feel lighter. You can start to float and your thoughts will come to, more pure and more enlightened.

Remember, every time you start to think about the everyday things, re-focus back on the mandala and allow yourself to sink into it. The better you get at meditating with the mandala, the more pure your thoughts will be. You may even find that you start seeing things in the future or understanding yourself in a way that you never have before.

2) Yantra

In some ways, a yantra is very similar to a mandala. Yantra translates to support and is, again, about helping you to achieve the highest level of meditation that you can.

Many believe that a yantra is the tool that allows you to find the window into the absolute. And again, like a mandala, you use focusing on the yantra to stop your mind from wandering to the mundane and everyday during your meditation cycle.

Some believe, however, that when you meditate with a yantra, it is possible to connect directly with God.

Most yantras are focused on a specific deity, which means that if you are looking to connect so a specific deity, you should seek out the yantra that will help you to do that. Some yantras are drawn on cloth or paper, while others are made with wood and can even be three dimensional.

When you meditate, focus on the yantra and the form energy that swirls around the yantra. Each yantra begins in the center of the design and does not end until the outer most square. You can turn a yantra upside down if you like, but you need to understand that a yantra changes depending on which way you turn it.

When you start to focus on a yantra, make sure that you are relaxed. Focus your mind and your energy into the yantra. A yantra alone is worth nothing, but a yantra partnered with your psychic energy can create some amazing things. Instead of being focused on the microcosm, you will be able to access the macrocosm, and, quite possibly, the deity that you have been trying to connect to.

Meditating can be difficult, especially with all of the things we have to worry about in the normal world. There are tons of things that can enter into your mind, so a helping hand is sometimes necessary.

A mandala or a yantra can help you to focus your thoughts and can help you to connect to things that are outside of your everyday understanding.
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