Getting To Know Your Root Chakra

GETTING TO KNOW YOUR ROOT CHAKRATantric tradition teaches that there are seven energy points on your body that allow an energy exchange between your physical and spiritual beings.  Its important to keep these points healthy for your wellbeing.  The Muladhara, or Root Chakra, is the energy center at the base of your spine, connecting you to a sense of groundedness as well as instincts for…

Significance of numbers in your mala beads

WHY DO I NEED 108 BEADS IN MY MALA?When I first started meditating I shopped for a set of prayer beads.  It was a fun and personal process, but I quickly realized there was so many options when purchasing a mala.  What are the numbers?  How many beads do I need?   108.  There are many reasons why it's significant. Although one reason isn't more true than the other, consi…

Just a little gift for you...

After our break this summer, we're back in action!  We've ordered new supplies for the winter season, and are busy designing new looks for our customers.  With that said, we need to make some room! Not only have we lowered prices on ALL of our pieces, but as a special gift to those customers shopping directly from madskymala.com, we're offering 20% off any and everything through Aug…

Getting Started With Meditation

Ask people who meditate how they do it and you'll get a variety of different answers.  Do you use mantras? Do you need to sit in a specific pose? How do you know if you are doing it correctly?  Trying to develop a practice that works for you can easily become overwhelming.  Just a quick search online for "meditation" returns a plethera of sources.I first heard about meditation from…