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9 Most Effective Tips On How To Lucid Dream Easily

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When you fall asleep tonight, you most likely will have a dream. But what if you could “Wake up” in this dream and realize that you are still asleep? Lucid dreaming is a strange and exciting phenomenon that allows you to be fully conscious while you sleep and to control all events, people and yourself within the dream. In this article, I will share with you 9 of the most effective tips on how to lucid dream easily. Also, I’ll explain to you how you can easily recognize that you’re dreaming. Are you excited? Me too! Let’s get it started!

What Are Lucid Dreams?

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Lucid dreaming is an altered state of consciousness in which you are aware that you are dreaming and can control the content of the dream in one way or another. This is a kind of borderline state between REM sleep and wakefulness.

Lucid dreaming can begin either during normal sleep when you eventually realize that you are sleeping, or directly from a state of wakefulness without temporary loss of awareness.

Some people reach the state where they experience sleep paralysis. For some people, it happens spontaneously and usually when their sleep is very sensitive.

In the process of lucid dreaming, it is possible to simulate any situations that are impossible in everyday life. From this point of view, a lucid dream can be seen as a virtual reality, where there are no restrictions. In this dream, you can meet famous people, easily cook dinner for 5000 people, ride a giant tarantula or participate in the Hunger Games. You have your dream under control, and you can do whatever you want in there.

In addition, those people who have learned the practice of lucid dreaming, are able to get a psychotherapeutic effect from this practice. Thus, having learned the confident management of actions and events in a lucid dream, you have the opportunity to transfer a sense of confidence in your daily life (for example, to get rid of some fears or phobias).

How To Lucid Dream?

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Lucid dreaming is not a natural gift, but a trained ability. Of course, some people are naturally more prone to this ability than others. Usually, children can practice lucid dreaming easily. But then as time goes by they forget about this ability and stop practicing it. But the good news is that every person can train this ability and start practicing lucid dreaming regularly. Some people gain this ability fast, others need more time. It all depends on the individual. No matter what category you belong to you need to be persistent and keep trying until you succeed! Trust me, it worth your effort!

First, it wasn’t easy for me to lucid dream at all! Though I had pretty bright dreams that I could easily memorize I still wasn’t able to stay lucid in my dreams. But I had a very strong desire to succeed in my practice and I knew all about the benefits that lucid dreaming can give to me. I’ve been studying this subject a lot and religiously was trying all the methods I could find. Now I’m happy to share with you 9 tips that helped me to start lucid dreaming and stay 100% conscious in my dreams. You can try all of them or maybe pick a couple of these tips that resonate with you the most. But what really helped me was the combining of different methods.

9 Tips On How To Lucid Dream

1 – Dream Diary

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This is what I’ve started with! I created a dream diary and started writing down all my dreams in details in it. I placed it next to the bed, along with a pen, so I could write down all my dreams right after waking up or sometimes even in the middle of the night.

According to scientific research, the habit of writing down your dreams will increase your chances of having lucid dreams. Moreover, the mere thought that you are going to write down your dreams can help raise your awareness in your dream.

Write down all the dreams that you remember, whether they are interesting or not, clear or foggy.

If you can’t remember the whole dream, write down only what you remember, even if it’s just a face, a place, a phrase, or something else.

Write down everything you remember from your dream right after you wake up (even if you wake up in the middle of the night!). The longer you wait, the more you forget.

Stay in bed when you’re writing down your dreams to increase the likelihood of remembering them.

2 – ‘Wake-Back-to-Bed’ Technique

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This is the easiest way to quickly get into a lucid dream!

Its essence: set the alarm two hours earlier than your usual wake up time. For example, you usually wake up at 7 a.m., then set the alarm to 5 a.m. Wake up at 5 a.m. be sure to get up and stay up for 15 minutes (get up and use the bathroom, or brush your teeth, for example). Then go to sleep for those two hours that you have not slept.

In fact, this method has scientific justification. In the morning we usually have most of our dreams, so we have a bigger chance to get into a lucid dream.

3 – Fix Your Attention On Your Hands

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This is another effective method on how to lucid dream easily! During the day fix your attention on your hands, peering into them. Try to look at your hands as often as you can remember while you’re awake. Eventually, you will see your hands in your dream, but in your dream, they will change their appearance. This is how you’ll know you’re asleep. From that moment on, the control of the dream will begin!

4 – Ask Yourself The Question “Am I Asleep Or Awake?”

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Constantly ask yourself the question: “Am I asleep or awake?” and make checking actions. For example, pinch yourself or look at yourself in the mirror. If you won’t be able to recognize yourself in the mirror, you’re asleep.

When I started using this method I put reminding notes with this question all around my house, my purse, on my computer and my phone. So every time I saw these notes I could remember to ask myself this question. And, you know, it really helped! Eventually, I looked at myself in the mirror and couldn’t recognize myself. I looked so much different than I usually look that I immediately realized that I was dreaming.

5 – Set The Intention

On a piece of paper write down the following intention: “Tonight I’m lucid in my dreams” and put this note under your pillow.

6 – Observation Of The Images

When you’re falling asleep try to see the emerging images in front of your closed eyes and focus your attention on them. Imagine how you’re zooming in on them and try to see more and more details of these images.

7 – Attentive Listening

When you’re falling asleep try to hear the noise in your head and make it louder and louder.

8: Visualization And Meditation

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Use visualization or meditation before going to bed. Many experts on lucid dreaming recommend visualizing what you dream about before you go to sleep. Vividly visualize your dreams right before bedtime, and you will have a big chance to have a dream about it. Meditation will help you to relax and get into the “blank slate” at the moment of falling asleep.

9: Vitamin B

Increase your intake of vitamin B6. According to preliminary studies, vitamin B6 can increase the brightness of your dreams and help you to memorize them better.

12 Ways To Recognize That You’re Lucid Dreaming

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Lucid dreams feel so real that usually, it’s hard to understand if you’re dreaming or awake. Therefore the main question that arises in a person who wants to be lucid in a dream is: “How do I recognize that this is a dream?”.

Here are 12 ways to recognize that you’re lucid dreaming:

  • Try to close your mouth and nose. If you’re still able to breathe, then you are in a dream.
  • Look 2-3 times at the clock with a dial. If the time changes unnaturally fast, then you are in a dream.
  • Try to read anything twice – if the text changes, then you are in a dream.
  • Look 2-3 times at anything that contains certain information. If the information changes then you’re in a dream.
  • Try to remember the previous minute of your life. If you are unable to do so, you are most likely asleep.
  • Take a long look at your hands. If you’re dreaming then your hands will start changing their appearance.
  • Try to turn on or turn off the light in the room with a switch. In a dream, the switch may not work or produce a strange effect when, for example, the light is on, but it is still dark.
  • Take a long look at yourself in the mirror. Usually, the reflection in the mirror is modified in a dream.
  • Look at any text. If the text is very blurred, then you are most likely in a dream.
  • Try to change something with your will power. If you can change, let’s say the day to night with just your will power, then you’re dreaming.
  • Look closely at the appearance of a person from your constant environment (for example, a colleague, family member or friend). In the dream, his/her appearance may be unnaturally distorted or even have the appearance of another person from the same environment.
  • In a dream, distant movements are instantaneous. If you notice it, you can understand that it is a dream. For example, if you are driving the car somewhere, the monotonous road will be skipped if you’re dreaming.

How To Stay Conscious?

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There are certain techniques of staying conscious in a dream, allowing to extend the period of lucid dreaming. For example, at the first signs of weakening attention, begin to closely examine the details of the dream, not concentrating on just one object. Or periodically remind yourself aloud that you are dreaming.

The Bottom Line

The phenomenon of lucid dreaming has not yet been studied enough by modern medicine and psychology but is already used for psychotherapeutic purposes as an extension of the tools of psychoanalysis, along with the usual interpretation of dreams. By staying lucid in your dreams you will discover limitless possibilities of using this state for self-development, letting go of your fears and manifesting your desired reality!


Katya Ki is the Founder of SOLANCHA Magazine, a Metaphysical Expert, a Reiki Master, and Human Rights Attorney. She has been studying Eastern metaphysics, cosmology, and esotericism for almost 20 years now. And she's still discovering new knowledge, which is hidden in ancient teachings. During her pilgrimage to the monastery of Saint Catherine in Egypt, she discovered the SOLANCHA System. This is how the SOLANCHA journey started!

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What Is Your Fear Archetype And How Is It Holding You Back?

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Fear impacts all of us, and very often holds us back from pursuing the things we really want. If you are one of those people who let their biggest dreams fade away just because you are too afraid to pursue them, this article is for you! We are going to dig deeper and find out what this fear that holds you back looks like. You will learn what your fear archetype is and what you can actually do about it.

Destructive Power Of Fear

Fear is one of the basic human instincts that is supposed to protect us and make us act faster in dangerous situations. But at the same time, fear also inhibits and hinders our self-expression and progress. It is fear that can prevent us from living the life that we dream of and from expressing our full potential. So it turns out that this instinct of self-preservation can ruin our lives.

Everyone’s fear manifests itself in different ways, and people deal with it differently. Ruth Soukup, entrepreneur, and author of “Do It Scared” discovered seven fear archetypes and came up with the best ways to overcome each of them.

Which one describes yours the best? Read on!

7 Fear Archetypes

Fear Archetype #1: Procrastinator

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Also known as a perfectionist who tends to postpone things or not start them at all, because they are afraid to do everything imperfectly or make a mistake. And since it doesn’t work out perfectly in most cases, these people prefer not to take on a failed idea or project at all.

This archetype may manifest itself as:

  • fear of commitment;
  • fear of getting started.

Procrastinators tend to be indecisive when they need to act quickly. Usually, they prefer to plan everything in detail, do research, the organization of the process is more important than the actions themselves. As a result, they have many incomplete and unmanifested ideas and plans and rarely get anything done.

Are you a Procrastinator?

You can consider yourself a procrastinator if you:

  • never feel like things are done or ready if you like to plan things way in advance;
  • research tends to be more important than the action itself;
  • have trouble committing or saying yes to things that are outside of your comfort zone.

What can you do?

  • Get out of their comfort zone and say “Yes” more often to everything new, even if it is not planned.
  • Set a deadline for when your planning and researching period will end and when you’ll actually get started.
  • Realize that the problem with ‘perfect’ is that nothing will ever be good enough.
  • Set realistic standards and work towards doing your best.

Fear Archetype #2: The Rule Follower

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Such people are dedicated to following the distinct rules and guidelines set by those around them. They’re obsessed with always trying to make the right decision, despite its potential effect on their own success.

The rule followers are very afraid of changes.

They tend to see the world in black and white and feel anxious anytime they sense themselves or other people stepping outside the norms of acceptable behavior. They may also be overly concerned with making sure other people are making good decisions.

The rule followers may avoid taking risks, especially when they are not sure whether there is a “right” path to follow, and their fear of authority may prevent them from coloring outside the lines of trusting their own judgment.

Are you the Rule Follower?

You can consider yourself the rule follower if you:

  • like knowing there is an established protocol to follow;
  • strongly prefer for things to be done the “right” way;
  • spend time worrying about regulations and things not being done correctly.

What can you do?

  • get out of the dual perception of the world, stop seeing everything as “either right or wrong”;
  • realize the fact that an unknown path can lead to something new and beautiful;
  • practice self-compassion;
  • realize that it’s OK to make mistakes – this is necessary for your personal growth;
  • define your own set of guiding principles instead of always leaning on others or outside factors.

Fear Archetype #3: The People Pleaser

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The desire to please everyone arises from a deep fear of being rejected by others. Such people care about what others think of them, and they are very afraid of public condemnation. The worst thing for such people is to be ridiculed or rejected by someone.

The people pleasers are afraid of being judged which also manifests itself as the fear of letting people down and the fear of what other people might say. Essentially, the People Pleaser’s biggest concern can often be summed up as the fear of how others may react.

Usually, they pay a lot of attention to their appearance and care a lot about their reputation and status symbols such as a nice car, home, or designer labels.

Are you the People Pleaser?

You can consider yourself the people pleaser if you:

  • have a hard time saying no, setting limits, and establishing healthy boundaries;
  • are overcommitted;
  • allow other people’s priorities and requests to override your own goals and dreams;
  • are often worried about looking foolish or being judged;
  • worry about letting other people down;
  • struggle to disagree when others share an opinion.

What can you do?

  • spend more time alone and learn to hear yourself first;
  • stop saying “yes” when you want to say “no”;
  • learn to set your boundaries when communicating with people;
  • realize that you can’t pour from an empty cup, meaning that when you’re in tune with your own wants and desires, you become a better friend, partner, and family member;
  • remind yourself that you deserve to be prioritized, just as much as other people in your life.

Fear Archetype #4: Outcast

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This is the opposite of those who try to please. Such people, on the contrary, try to be as different as possible, to show their individuality and the fact that they do not care about the opinion of others.

Behind all this is a huge fear of rejection or a fear of trusting other people. This fear archetype manifests itself by rejecting others before they have a chance to be rejected.

While to outside observers, the Outcast often appears to be fearless, inwardly he often believes other people can’t be counted on or trusted and he tends to view even the mildest slight or dismissal as confirmation of that belief, which in turn causes the Outcast to reject others even more frequently.

Are you an Outcast?

You can consider yourself an Outcast if you:

  • struggle to ask for help;
  • don’t trust others;
  • keep your distance from other people;
  • push people away and do not let them get too close;
  • tend to think “I don’t need anyone, I’m on my own”.

What can you do?

  • work on your self-esteem;
  • don’t be afraid to ask for help and express your feelings;
  • take the time to ask yourself if you are focusing on the worst-case scenario and what some other alternatives may be;
  • give others a chance;
  • look for evidence that you can trust others and know that if things don’t go well you are already experienced at ending a situation.

Fear Archetype #5: The Self-Doubter

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This fear archetype is dominated by the fear of not being good enough. Those who self-doubt tend to feel insecure about themselves and their capabilities. Therefore, they can find it difficult to put themselves out there.

The Self-Doubter often judges others to mask his own fears and insecurities.

Such people may also struggle with feelings of intense jealousy toward someone who is doing the things they wish they could do. This jealousy may manifest itself in the form of sarcasm, gossip, or criticism.

These people are very insecure about themselves. In fact, they are afraid of themselves and their self-expression. Here there is a fear of the opinions of others, and the fear of not being good enough or not qualified enough.

Doubts prevent such people from starting something new. They doubt and criticize themselves and often envy those who succeed.

Are you the Self-Doubter?

You can consider yourself as the Self-Doubter if you:

  • avoid trying new things or taking risks because you don’t believe in yourself or your abilities;
  • often feel jealous;
  • frequently struggle with feeling unworthy or unqualified;
  • tend to be hypercritical of yourself and others.

What can you do?

  • start doing what you’ve always wanted to do and dreamed of, even if it seems scary;
  • step outside of your comfort zone every once in a while and take note of the outcome.

Fear Archetype #6: The Excuse Maker

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This fear archetype struggles most with the fear of taking responsibility. It can also manifest itself as the fear of being held accountable, or the fear of being found at fault.

Instead of stepping up to lead every once in a while, the Excuse Maker finds himself taking a backseat to avoid accountability. They prefer to let others make decisions for them avoiding personal responsibility.

Such people are terrified of having the finger pointed in their direction. Therefore they always look for someone or something to blame for why they can’t do something.

Are you the Excuse Maker?

You can consider yourself as the Excuse Maker if you:

  • tend to shift blame and avoid responsibility;
  • get nervous at the idea of being in charge;
  • feel uncomfortable with making a final decision, for fear of being blamed for an unfavorable outcome;
  • are prone to blame any current struggles on other people or circumstances.
  • often have an explanation for why you are not able to do something.

What can you do?

  • start with setting small daily goals and stick with them;
  • try the S.M.A.R.T. (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely) goal model to help create measurable and realistic goals;
  • break down each of your goals – then you will be able to bring structure and trackability to them.

Fear Archetype #7: The Pessimist

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This fear archetype struggles with the fear of adversity and hardship. Such people often feel victimized due to past or current trauma or difficulties. They can tend to look at hardships as stop signs or a reason to give up.

This fear archetype struggles most with the fear of adversity, which often manifests itself as the fear of pain.

Pessimists are easily waylaid by any challenging circumstances that come their way. This is due to the fact that they are very afraid of adversity and hardship. In difficult situations, they feel like they lack control over them.

In any challenging situation, the Pessimist only sees obstacles and troubles but never sees the opportunities for growth and perseverance. Any problem they face in life is a legitimate reason to give up or to not try at all.

Are you the Pessimist?

You can consider yourself as the Pessimist if you:

  • get stuck in bitterness toward other people or unfair circumstances;
  • struggle to face your circumstances head-on instead of preferring to hide to avoid additional pain;
  • fear of adversity and hardship;
  • tend to feel like there is no real solution for your problem and therefore would rather not try to solve it at all;
  • tend to look at hardships as stop signs or a reason to give up.

What can you do?

  • learn to look at hardships as stepping stones or lessons, instead of roadblocks;
  • see obstacles as an opportunity for growth and perseverance;
  • stop hiding trying to avoid pain;
  • get rid of victim mentality;
  • when something tough gets thrown your way, take a moment to step back and evaluate the situation;
  • when facing a challenge or problem, think about the lesson it might be teaching you, or how you can make the outcome more favorable.

The Bottom Line

Each of us can manifest all these archetypes, but some of them you may find particularly pronounced.

Did you recognize yourself in these fear archetypes? Well… Identifying the type of fear is the first step to overcoming it!


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Mahamrityunjaya Mantra: Powerful Death Conquering Mantra That Works Miracles

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Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is also known as Death Conquering Mantra, or the Tryambakam Mantra is a verse of the Rigveda. This mantra literally works wonders – stops the development of serious illnesses, rejuvenates the aging body, relieves depression, and anxiety. Mahamrityunjaya Mantra helps in the most hopeless cases when nothing else could help.

During the uncertain times of 2020 we all are looking for hope, relief, and protection. That’s why I decided to write this article! It comes time when we all are looking for a miracle. And this powerful mantra can help you with this!

In this article, I will share with you what Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is, its meaning, benefits, and give you very important recommendations on how to practice it.

The Origin

According to one of the Indian legends, the Mrityunjaya mantra is associated with the name of Markandeya, a sage who wrote the Markandeya Purana. Markandeya was destined to die when he reached the age of 16, but thanks to his sincere love and devotion to Lord Shiva, he received this incredibly powerful mantra and was able to avoid his death.

Now let me share with you this beautiful story.

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In ancient times, when people had a strong connection with the gods and they could appear to them in the flesh, a righteous couple lived in the forest: Mrikandu Rishi and his wife Marudmati. They had no children and performed long austerities in the hope of gaining virtue and giving birth to a child.

One day their prayers were so strong that Lord Shiva himself stood before them. After listening to the request of the couple, he gave them a choice of either a righteous son, but with a short life on Earth or a child of low intelligence but with a long life. Mrikandu Rishi chose the former and was blessed with Markandeya, an exemplary son, destined to die at the age of sixteen years old.

Markandeya grew up to be a great devotee of Shiva and on the day of his destined death, he continued his worship of Shiva in his aniconic form of Shivalingam. The messengers of Yama, the god of death, were unable to take away his life because of his great devotion and continual worship of Shiva.

Then Yama himself came in person to take away Markandeya’s life and sprung his noose around the young sage’s neck. By accident or fate, the noose mistakenly landed around the Shivalingam, and out of it, Shiva emerged in all his fury attacking Yama for his act of aggression.

After defeating Yama in the battle to the point of death, Shiva then revived him, under the condition that the devout youth would live forever. For this act, Shiva was thereafter also known as Kalantaka (“Ender of Death”).

The other Gods were worried that Yama’s death would disrupt the order of the Universe, and they begged Shiva to restore their underground ruler to life. Shiva agreed but said that it was Markandeya’s devotion that protected him, and therefore he blesses Him with eternal youth and gave this young yogi a healing mantra.

So Markandeya remained a 16-year-old Saint forever, and the Mahamrityunjaya mantra became a magical elixir for those who are devoted to God and crave spiritual and physical healing.

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is also known as the “Death Conquering Mantra”. It is one of the most ancient and powerful mantras of the Vedic era, which has come down to us through the millennia.

The power of this mantra is very great, life-giving, and healing. It can protect against incurable diseases, accidents of all kinds, various influences, both from outside and from within, helps to purify the subtle and physical body if it is chanted with sincerity and faith.

It is called the Great mantra that grants long life, peace, stability, well-being, satisfaction, and even immortality.

Shukracharya received this mantra from Lord Shiva as a reward for austerity. Its great power made him even able to revive the dead.

The Effect Of Mahamrityunjaya Mantra

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In India, the Mahamrityunjaya mantra is considered one of the most powerful and important mantras.

It is recommended to chant these sacred words in the following cases:

  • severe illness;
  • difficult life circumstances;
  • in the face of danger;
  • in other situations that require the intervention of the Higher powers.

But the main effect of this mantra is a huge internal change that a person experiences. The Sacred words chanted repeatedly in order to get healing or get rid of physical problems, actively affect the soul. It leads to a big boost in spiritual development and the evolution of the soul.

The regular practice of Mahamrityunjaya mantra will help you to realize your true purpose in this life — the elevation of the spiritual principle.

Having come into contact with death, a person begins to realize the meaning of Eternity. Things that he hadn’t thought about before will come to the forefront of his thoughts and reflections. This is the kind of awareness and self-realization Mahamrityunjaya mantra practice brings.

It is recommended to chant this mantra when a child is born and it is chanted annually on the birthday. It is believed that the recitation of this sacred formula gives a person eternal life.

Swami Sivananda recommended that everyone devote a significant amount of time to practicing the Mahamrityunjaya mantra on their birthday. He said that such a practice brings:

To prevent diseases, the mantra should be practiced daily for 2-3 months. Chant or listen to the death conquering mantra 108 times in one session.

However, we should not forget that the Higher powers do not help a person who has impure intentions. You must purify your soul from any evil, forgive insults, correct your attitude to the world and people. Only in this case will the Mahamrityunjaya mantra bring the desired effect.

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra

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Now let me share with you this powerful mantra:

OM. Tryambakam yajamahe
Sugandhim pushti-vardhanam
Urvarukamiva bandhanan
Mrityor mukshiya mamritat

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra in Sanskrit:

ॐ त्र्य॑म्बकं यजामहे सु॒गन्धिं॑ पुष्टि॒वर्ध॑नम् ।
उ॒र्वा॒रु॒कमि॑व॒ बन्ध॑नान् मृ॒त्योर्मुक्षीय॒ मा ऽमृता॑त् ।

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra Meaning

“We worship the three-eyed One, who is fragrant and who nourishes all.
Like the fruit falls off from the bondage of the stem, may we be liberated from death, from mortality.”

Translation

Word-by-word meaning of the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is as follows:

ॐ – OM – represents a combination of the three pure sounds that signify the holy body, speech, and mind.

त्र्यम्बकम् – tryambakam – the three-eyed one (accusative case)

त्रि – tri – “three”

अम्बक – ambaka – “eye”

यजामहे – yajāmahe – “we worship, we sacrifice”

सुगन्धिम् – sugandhim – “the fragrant, the virtuous, the supreme being”

पुष्टिवर्धनम् – puṣṭi + vardhanam – “the bestower of nourishment, wealth, perfection”, literally “him who possesses the growth of nourishment”

पुष्टि – puṣṭi – “nourishment, increase, wealth, perfection”

वर्धन – vardhana = “increase, growth”

उर्वारुकम् – urvārukam – “fruit”

इव – iva = “as”

बन्धनान् bandhanān – “from bondage, from the stalk/stem”

मृत्यो – mṛtyoḥ – “from death”

मुक्षीय – mukṣīya – “may I be freed/released”

मा ऽमृतात् – mā ‘mṛtāt – “not (mā) from immortality (amṛtāt)”

How To Practice Mahamrityunjaya Mantra?

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra can be recited on three levels:

  • physical;
  • energetical;
  • mental.

Physical Level

On the physical level, the mantra is pronounced in a loud voice so that the body starts vibrating. Internal vibrations are created by the chant activate every cell of the body. The vibration of the sacred words destroys the energy blocks in the body, neutralizing the negative energy stored in the memory of cells. The cells that have the disease recorded in their memory become clean and healthy again.

Most of the negative programs that cause internal diseases are recorded in the memory of cells from childhood. These programs affect the subconscious mind of the person, causing mental pain and blocks. Over time, the program of destruction takes the form of a disease. Mahamrityunjaya mantra destroys these pathological structures and literally frees the body from blocks, so healing occurs.

Energy Level

The energy level of Mahamrityunjaya Mantra practice is the repetition of sacred words in a whisper. This practice is called Japa.

Whispered words have an effect on the energy structure of a person, changing the energy background.

The energy structure of a person is organized by the chakras — 7 energy centers. Whispered words open the chakras, freeing them from blocks. As a result, the energy can function freely along the chakra column, creating a reserve of energy resources inside the body.

Mental Level

The mental level Mahamrityunjaya mantra practice acts on the subconscious mind of a person, in which the fixed mental blocks are stored. Scientists have long proven that diseases have roots in the human psyche. Mahamrityunjaya mantra removes mental blocks, thereby freeing the body from the cause of diseases. It helps a person to free himself from:

  • obsessive stereotypes;
  • destructive programs of the subconscious mind;
  • psychological blocks and clamps.

By freeing itself from the causes of diseases, the body activates its defenses for self-healing and renewal.

It is recommended to start chanting the Mahamrityunjaya mantra with a loud recitation of the sacred words, and then switch to whispering and chanting in the mind. It should be chanted 108 times for maximum benefit.

The Bottom Line

Mahamrityunjaya Mantra is an incredibly powerful mantra that is beneficial for mental, emotional, and physical health. This beautiful mantra bestows longevity and immortality. Swami Satyananda Saraswati recommended the Mahamrityunjay Mantra to everyone. If you do this with concentration, pure heart, and intentions, then health and well-being will be guaranteed!


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The Power Of Aloneness: 50 Wise Solitude Quotes

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For many people, aloneness is a negative state of being. Society perceives aloneness as if being by one’s self is not volitional, or a choice we make, but rather an imposed state where a person is not socially engaged in the way that is somehow expected. Even further, sometimes it may even imply that there is something actually wrong or defective with a person who remains alone.

Therefore for most people learning to be alone may be initially scared. However, once mastered, it serves as the cornerstone for your development and growth as a human being. There’s so much to be gained from learning to rely upon — and more importantly, to trust — your own inner voice as the best source for your own guidance. Being alone allows us to drop our “social guard,” thus giving us the freedom to be introspective, to think for ourselves.

In this article, we have collected 50 solitude quotes about the power of aloneness. We hope that these wise solitude quotes will inspire you to learn and practice aloneness for your inner growth and personal development!

Here they are 50 solitude quotes to inspire your introspection and self-awareness!

50 Solitude Quotes

#1

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“You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with.” – Wayne W. Dyer

#2

“When you don’t need a person at all, when you are totally sufficient unto yourself when you can be alone and tremendously happy and ecstatic, then love is possible. But then, too, you cannot be certain whether the other’s love is real or not – you can be certain about only one thing: whether your love is real. How can you be certain about the other? But then there is no need. This continuous anxiety about whether the other’s love is real or not simply shows one thing: that your love is not real. Otherwise, who bothers? Why be worried about it? Enjoy it while it lasts, be together while you can be together! It is a fiction, but you need fiction.” – Osho

#3

“Solitude is where one discovers one is not alone.” ― Marty Rubin

#4

“If you learn to really sit with loneliness and embrace it for the gift that it is…an opportunity to get to know YOU, to learn how strong you really are, to depend on no one but YOU for your happiness…you will realize that a little loneliness goes a LONG way in creating a richer, deeper, more vibrant and colorful YOU.” ― Mandy Hale

#5

“And you should not let yourself be confused in your solitude by the fact that there is something in you that wants to move out of it.” ― Rainer Maria Rilke

#6

“In many cultures, solitude is recognized as an opportunity to journey inward; in our culture, spending time alone is often considered unhealthy because we tend to believe that meaning in life is found only through relationship with other people. But to be fully human, we need relationship not only with other people but with the nonhuman world, with our own inner depths – and with Something Greater. For me, that nonmaterial Presence is mysterious and sacred. It can be experienced, but not defined. And I’ve learned that in coming into a deeper relationship with my self, I develop the capacity to connect more deeply with others.” – Robert Kull

#7

“The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind.” – Albert Einstein

#8

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“Aloneness is a gift. A beautiful gift to the human soul. True and consistent satisfaction comes from the bond you form with yourself. Nobody else is constant.” ― Mohadesa Najumi

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#9

“Unless meditation is achieved, love remains a misery. Once you have learned how to live alone, once you have learned how to enjoy your simple existence, for no reason at all, then there is a possibility of solving the second, more complicated problem of two persons being together. Only two meditators can live in love – and then love will not be a koan. But then it will not be a relationship, either, in the sense that you understand it. It will be simply a state of love, not a state of relationship.” – Osho

#10

“You are never alone. You are eternally connected with everyone.” ― Amit Ray

#11

“Whenever you feel sad, sit by the side of a tree, by the side of the river, by the side of a rock, and just relax into your sadness without any fear. The more you relax, the more you will become acquainted with the beauties of sadness. Then sadness will start changing its form; it will become a silent joy, uncaused by anybody outside you. That will not be shallow happiness, which can be taken away very easily. And getting deeper into your aloneness, one day you will find not only joy – joy is only midway. Happiness is very superficial, depends on others; joy is in the middles, does not depend on anyone. But going deeper you will come to the state of bliss – that’s what I call enlightenment.” – Osho

#12

“An experienced loner does not fall for the same trick twice.” ― Wataru Watari

#13

“… all humans are frightened of their own solitude. Yet only in solitude can man learn to know himself, learn to handle his own eternity of aloneness. And love from one being to another can only be that two solitudes come nearer, recognize and protect and comfort each other.” ― Han Suyin

#14

“Aloneness seems to be the heart of discipline […] You cannot develop yourself properly unless you give up your need for companionship. Once you give up your search for companionship, you can make friends with your loneliness. At that point, you become a genuine practitioner.” ― Chögyam Trungpa

#15

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“But many of us seek community solely to escape the fear of being alone. Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be alone, we can be with others without using them as a means of escape.” ― Bell Hooks

#16

“I was surrounded by friends, my work was immense, and pleasures were abundant. Life, now, was unfolding before me, constantly and visibly, like the flowers of summer that drop fanlike petals on eternal soil. Overall, I was happiest to be alone; for it was then I was most aware of what I possessed. Free to look out over the rooftops of the city. Happy to be alone in the company of friends, the company of lovers and strangers. Everything, I decided, in this life, was pure pleasure.” ― Roman Payne

#17

“A friendship where you’re always trying to be considerate of the other person, always worrying about what they think, always responding to every single text, always seeking their approval and then finally connecting with them, isn’t friendship at all.” ― Wataru Watari

#18

“It is only the mind which does not belong that can be alone. And aloneness is not something to be cultivated. You see this? When you see all this, you are out, and no governor or president is going to invite you to dinner. Out of that aloneness there is humility. It is this aloneness that knows love—not power. The ambitious man, religious or ordinary, will never know what love is. So, if one sees all this, then one has this quality of total living and therefore total action. This comes through self-knowledge.” ― Jiddu Krishnamurti

#19

“Man is neither totally an individual being, nor totally a social animal. He needs aloneness just as much as he needs togetherness. He needs cleanings just as much as he adds information, makes new connections, new people. We call that mind’s cleanliness, meditation.” ― Saroj Aryal

#20

“There comes a time or two in life when you should face isolation. No, you have to. Constantly being accompanied, having someone by your side always and forever — that is far more abnormal and creepy. I’m positive you can only learn and feel certain things when you’re alone. If there are lessons to gain from having friends, then so also are there lessons from not having friends. These two things are two sides of the same coin and should be treated as equally valuable.” ― Wataru Watari

#21

“Love is its own reward. We do not have to worry about what other people think about us. We can never feel alone or isolated when we understand that it is impossible for love to leave our side. Love is all around us.” ― Donna Goddard

#22

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“Sometimes you need to take a break from everyone and spend time alone, to experience, appreciate, and love yourself.” ― Robert Tew

#23

“Never be afraid to spend time in your own company getting to know yourself better. That’s where true happiness is found.”

#24

“Self-examination requires time alone spent in thoughtful study. We naturally fear aloneness, which reluctance can stifle attaining self-knowledge. In her 1942 memoir titled ‘West with the Night’, Beryl Marham spoke eloquently why we must overcome our fear of aloneness and conduct a search for our inner authenticity. “You can live a lifetime and, at the end of it, know more about other people than you know about yourself. You learn to watch other people, but you never watch yourself because you strive against loneliness. If you read a book, or shuffle a deck of cards, or care for a dog, you are avoiding yourself. The abhorrence of loneliness is as natural as wanting to live at all. If it were otherwise, men would never have bothered to make the alphabet, nor to have fashioned words out of what were only animal sounds, nor to have crossed continents – each man to see what the other looked like.” ― Kilroy J. Oldster

#25

“Solitude is the richness of self.” – May Sarton

#26

“To make the right choices in life, you have to get in touch with your soul. To do this, you need to experience solitude, which most people are afraid of because in the silence you hear the truth and know the solutions.” – Deepak Chopra

#27

“In solitude is healing. Speak to your soul. Listen to your heart. Sometimes in the absence of noise, we find the answers.” – Dodinsky

#28

“In solitude, the mind gains strength and learns to lean upon itself.” – Laurence Sterne

#29

“Loneliness is a journey we have to walk alone. Our inner disconnection cannot be resolved by external connections.”
Yong Kang Chan

#30

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“Solitude is dangerous. It’s addicting. Once you see how peaceful it is, you don’t want to deal with people.”

#31

“I think it’s very healthy to spend time alone. You need to know how to be alone and not be defined by another person.” – Oscar Wilde

#32

“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after your own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps the perfect sweetness and independence of solitude.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

#33

“Solitude is creativity’s best friend, and solitude is refreshment for our souls.” – Naomi Judd

#34

“An introvert’s desire for solitude is more than just a preference. It is crucial to our health and happiness.” – Michaela Chung

#35

“Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.” – Albert Einstein

#36

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“Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.” – Aristotle

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#37

“Those who fly solo have the strongest wings.”

#38

“The best thinking has been done in solitude. The worst has been done in turmoil.” – Thomas A. Edison

#39

“Solitude is independence. I’m not anti-social. I’m pro-solitude.” – Beth Buelow

#40

“Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your own presence rather than of the absence of others. Becuase solitude is an achievement.” – Alice Koller

#41

“There are some places in life where you can only go alone. Embrace the beauty of your solo journey.” ― Mandy Hale

#42

“Loneliness is the poverty of self. Solitude is the richness of self.” – May Sarton

#43

“A man can be himself so long as he is alone. If he does not love solitude, he will not love freedom; for it is only when he is alone that he is really free.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

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#44

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“The longer one is alone, the easier it is to hear the song of the earth.” – Robert Anton Wilson

#45

“Spend some time alone every day.” – Dalai Lama

#46

“There’s a magic to being alone.” – Skip Prichard

#47

“It is better to be alone than in bad company.” – George Washington

#48

“Conversation enriches the understanding; but solitude is the school of genius.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

#49

“People would rather live in a community with unreasonable claims, than face loneliness with their truth.” ― Bangambiki Habyarimana

#50

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“If you make friends with yourself, you’ll never be alone.” – Maxwell Maltz

We hope you are inspired by these solitude quotes as much as we are!

Please feel free to share our collection of solitude quotes on your Social media to inspire others!

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