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Breathing Exercises

The breathing exercises of the Brotherhood take the form of alternate nostril breathing commonly practised in Hatha Yoga traditions. They are used to develop inner qualities, strengthen the will, calm the nervous system and vitalize the body. The method is as follows: Close the left nostril and breath in deeply through the right side [...]

Breathing Exercises 2018-02-12T12:40:57+00:00

The Laser – Collective Meditation on Light

Concentrating on light The Master Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov introduced into our collective meditations on light one he referred to as ‘the laser'. This is practised regularly by brothers and sisters of the Universal White Brotherhood at their meetings in groups and centres all over the world. He called it the 'laser' because everyone tries to [...]

The Laser – Collective Meditation on Light 2018-02-07T18:25:07+00:00

The Benefits of Collective Life

Why belong to a spiritual brotherhood? Sometimes people ask, 'Why do we need to meet up with others to practise our spirituality? It's true that we can pray and meditate in the comfort of our own homes but Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov explained how helpful  collective life is for spiritual progress. In this extract from the [...]

The Benefits of Collective Life 2018-02-07T17:15:21+00:00

Spiritual Gymnastics for the Nervous System

Ten-minute daily movements The spiritual gymnastics are a series of physical exercises that Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov recommends disciples to do every morning. They take about ten minutes to perform and are not physically demanding. In fact, they are not meant to help develop physical muscles but to strengthen the nervous system for that is where [...]

Spiritual Gymnastics for the Nervous System 2018-02-07T17:08:40+00:00

Paneurhythmy

Paneurhythmy is a sacred dance. Its music and movement were created by the Bulgarian spiritual Master Peter Deunov (1864–1944 Bulgaria). The word paneurhythmy signifies 'supreme cosmic rhythm.' Pan means 'total, universal, cosmic'; eu means 'true, supreme, emanating from the essence of all things', and ritmia refers to 'the correct regularity of all movement'. The Master [...]

Paneurhythmy 2017-11-13T21:06:53+00:00

The Yoga of Nutrition – Hrani Yoga

Learning to live consciously The yoga of nutrition teaches us to eat in a more conscious, spiritually aware way. Most of us eat three meals a day. This gives us three opportunities a day to work on ourselves! Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov always stressed the importance of the way we live our everyday life. By changing [...]

The Yoga of Nutrition – Hrani Yoga 2018-02-07T18:23:46+00:00

Singing

Singing practices Sacred songs especially composed for the Brotherhood by the Master Peter Deunov are an intrinsic part of meetings at the different centres. There are opportunities to learn these mystical songs in the different voice parts during the meetings and congresses. While physically present at meetings, the Master Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov  always encouraged everyone to join [...]

Singing 2018-02-10T07:33:09+00:00