My Namaste Dost Blog

Namaste – vedic sanskrit word – the sacred in me recognises the sacred in you

Dost – Hindi word for friend

Meditation is in Everything.

Meditation is in Everything.

Meditation is the beginning of finding pure and lasting joy that nothing can ever take away from us and nobody can destroy. Meditation embraces every part of our life and enhances the essence of being alive. It brings positivity, joy, peace and purity into everything we do as we learn to live in meditation one breath at a time…

Ego or Jealousy?

Ego or Jealousy?

Question by anonymous:
Why can’t people be upfront, why do people sneak? Is it ego at play or plain jealousy?
Answer by Soulful friend:
Try and understand others rather than trying to make them understand you. That way you will be able to rise about your own frustrations and help them too…

We are the Planet

We are the Planet

There is immense pain in the world. Wherever we look there is distress. I feel choked at the sadness in the world. How can we justify all of this unhappiness? How can ordinary human beings carry on with their lives alongside unending destruction? Will the world come...

I Define Who I Am

I Define Who I Am

An incidence in my own home yesterday got me thinking.  My attitude to loved ones hurting me has always been to simply keep love in the middle and let it go.  This is what all our spiritual texts teach us.  I try and practise this most times, but I am not a saint and...

Lockdown Dilemma

Lockdown Dilemma

I can feel it in the atmosphere, in fact, many of us can.  Restlessness…… Fed up with the new reality, missing old ways of life, waiting for the cinema, sports, gyms & travels to open and thrive again? Going to work, children trotting off to school, meeting...

Moderation in Our Choices

Moderation in Our Choices

“Moderation is the only rule of a healthful life.  This means moderation in all things wholesome”. Herbert M. Shelton During these critical and consequential times we should be reflecting upon how our choices affect our Mother Earth.  Too much destruction of our...

Journey of Contemplation

Journey of Contemplation

Outside noise and clutter hinders the Inner Silence from embarking on a journey of Contemplation.  To give our best to the ones we love, we first need to find the best in our-self.  Modern life has introduced incredible busyness. As we go through life in a constant...

Bed Time Meditation

Bed Time Meditation

After a busy day when all our senses have been stimulated to the maximum, finding half an hour before bed-time to re-set is imperative to a good night's sleep. Dim lights and soft meditation music will help you to get into your Zen space. Use diffusers, this should...

Bed-Time Routine

Bed-Time Routine

Stretching can have a positive effect on our sleeping pattern by easing our nervous system and helping us control our breathing. In keeping with our vision of a holistic bed and breakfast in Oxford here are some simple suggestions which will help you relax your body...

Holistic Wake – Up Routine

Holistic Wake – Up Routine

Having an amazing morning routine is one of the best things we can do in our life. If we get really good at morning routines, we'll experience a huge shift in the way our day flows. Getting into the habit of spending  5 minutes doing the simple stretches suggested...