5 Meditations for Dushera

This week we celebrate the Ramayana, the epic from India that centers around the kidnapping and rescue of Princess Sita. Although we may not have a prince or a princess to rescue we often have to rescue our own selves - perhaps from some bad habits that are destroying our lives, or from the mode of passion that keeps us fearful and anxious, or the ultimate rescue of our true spirit self from the cycle of birth and death (samsara) and our return to the spiritual world.

Even a partial reading of the Ramayana can give us lots of inspiration (link below) and here are 5 meditations to start with: