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The Mantra-Mala Connection

September 15, 2009 By: Matsya Siosal Category: Mantra, Malas, Meditation, Mind Body Spirit

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As unexpected blessings in life tend to, my involvement with Celedra and Touchstones of the Sacred seemed to blossom from out of nowhere and my gratitude for this endeavor in my life is profound.

In addition to writing for Touchstones of the Sacred, I am also involved in marketing and sales aspects of Celedra LLC. Whenever I visit a retailer and open my sample kit of malas it feels like I am opening a treasure chest of sacred objects, which in fact I am! There is a palpable energy that the malas, both gemstone and wood emit. A gentle wash of awe and lightness seems to descend over myself and any store personnel as we handle each mala and discuss their magnetic beauty. Read more »


ME 2 Challenge: Meditation and Sacred Archetypes

August 13, 2009 By: Matsya Siosal Category: Mind Body Spirit

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Participating in the ME 2 Challenge I am taking at least 20 minutes each day to meditate. This almost always involves chanting a mantra while counting the repetitions on my wrist mala. Inspired by Celedra’s interview with Lama Palden I am looking into meditation on some of the world’s beloved goddesses.

As a writer I have always had a deep interest in archetypes as communicators of information from beyond our immediate understanding. I also appreciate how archetypes serve as embodiments of a timeless source and therefore provide spiritual nourishment and illumination. Read more »




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