Meditation for children

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Children and meditationThere are certain truths about children that we all seem to hold. Children are our future. They are entrusted to us. They are unique individuals and are not just little versions of ourselves. They are innocence. They are joy. They give reason and purpose to our lives. They keep us young.

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In Sahaja Yoga Meditation, we hold all these things as true. And something quite a bit more.

Children are here to teach us, as much as we are here to teach them. What do they teach us? Unbinding love is one thing. They love us without conditions, without reservations. They trust us because they know they are from us and we are with them. We are on their side and they are on ours.

Children are simple, in the present and they are spontaneous. These are all qualities valued in Sahaja Yoga Meditation. It doesn’t mean we should be child-like. We should act our age, but we should also try to imbibe those three qualities exemplified in children: simplicity, spontaneity and the ability to live in the moment.

Here is an inspiring meditation and play blog from Canada

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And here is something more: children can do Sahaja Yoga Meditation just as well or better than adults. They can meditate, feel vibrations and they can fix themselves. How is that for equality and simplicity?

Anywhere in the world, when we hear of a child is in peril, we stop. We rally. In the space between our heartbeats, we pray for their safety.

Children do that to us, don’t they? They take us outside our own lives. They show us the future. They give us hope. They are our well-being.

At times in our lives, we may feel that we have lost our way, that we have lost our purity, that our innocence has been covered over. But then, we look at a child – and we remember. We can be many, many things in the span of our lives, but one thing remains the same for all of us: we were all once a child. And, as a child, we were all somewhat closer to our true Self.

Simply put: the innocence of children dissolves our ego.

Things to know

Sahaj Yoga Meditation is a creative way to meditate and build bonds of joy with your small child. In these sessions you will experience the benefits of daily meditation through simple and fun techniques that you can incorporate into your daily routine.

If you are new to meditation, we suggest you to take the free Online Meditation Course and learn how to meditate by yourself. After or along with the course, you can start the meditation and play sessions with your child. Take your time and enjoy your meditations because soon you will be busy learning how to meditate with your little one and about the benefits he will get from these meditation sessions.

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  • Smita
    Feb 25, 2010
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    Simple yet so true… they give you so much positive energy. Very true..there are so many things which we can learn from children.

    Thank you!!

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  • Marco Bonamico
    Jan 7, 2011
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    Beatifully written and profound. Congratulations!

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  • sanjay
    May 19, 2011
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    it helps me for my kids

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  • Kim
    May 15, 2012
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    I have a six year old that I would love to get into mediation … when is the next one?

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  • Mayank Jhinger
    Jan 25, 2014
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    This site is great and helps to learn how to grow up the newborns.

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