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Karma Yoga: Helping Haiti Through Meditation

Updated on April 2, 2015

Meditating to Heal Haiti

The power of meditation and intention are remarkable, and they can have a very real affect on helping out in the healing of Haiti – think of it as karma yoga.

The heartbreaking stories of the earthquake and suffering in Haiti, as well as the heartwarming stories of the massive response of compassion and aid, have the focus of the world. It’s such an interesting balance of huge tragedy and soaring humanitarianism.

You may have sent money to an organization participating in the relief efforts there. That’s great; the financial need is definitely there. Fundraising is happening en masse – personally I’m teaching a benefit yoga class and will donate the proceeds. You may have similar ideas.

Yet you might not be in a financial situation to donate much, or maybe you feel like you want to do more than simply sending money.

This is where meditation can come in.

Meditation, prayer, and blessings on individual and group levels have been proven to be enormously effective. Sending positive energy and intention literally sends the vibrations of your thoughts out. These vibrations, or waves of resonance, actually affect reality, and can do quite a lot to help.

Energy follows your focus. If you meditate on healing light, peace, health, and harmony, those things are created and strengthened. Using your intention you amplify the feelings and states of balance that are desperately needed in Haiti and the rest of the world right now.

You could even get out a map, locate Haiti, and have that visual there to focus on when you do your healing meditation practice.

One of the best things about contributing your efforts with meditation and intention is that you can do this again and again; it’s such a generous thing to pray for the healing of Haiti and illuminate the hearts of all the people who are involved in this with peace and love.

And this is something you can do, no matter what your monetary situation happens to be.

Take a few minutes, right now, to make a difference. You’ll feel the rewards in yourself as you center in, get bright, breathe, and shine peace and harmony into every part of yourself and out into Haiti and the world.

Tell Your Friends!

Share this hub and raise awareness of this powerful way to contribute to Haiti.

Let our collective intention send such light and healing to Haiti and beyond that hearts all over the world feel the change!

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      Katrina Ariel 7 years ago from The Highlands of British Columbia, Canada

      That's so great! Congratulations. :)

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      prettydarkhorse 7 years ago from US

      thank you, my twin sister said she likes your hubs, she keeps on returning here, alexandriaruthk won hehe, thank you dear!

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      Katrina Ariel 7 years ago from The Highlands of British Columbia, Canada

      Gavin Greenheart,

      Though your link here didn't work I went and found your hub. I think it's so excellent how many good people there are who are serving the highest by helping others find their true selves and awaken to the delight a conscious and loving life can bring. Thanks so much for commenting and introducing yourself here!

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      Katrina Ariel 7 years ago from The Highlands of British Columbia, Canada

      Got it Maita - I just went and found it on my own. I'm always happy to support you - you have such wonderful energy! Good luck! :)

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      prettydarkhorse 7 years ago from US

      https://hubpages.com/health try this one sorry!

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      prettydarkhorse 7 years ago from US

      Hi katrina again, I am sorry to bother you, hehe, I have a favor to ask from you, my other account here at HP, have been nominated for the health contest alexandriaruthk, look at this site to vote, if you vote consider me, https://hubpages.com/health deadline for voting is until wednesday 12 pm, Cali time, YEHEY, thank you , means a lot to me, Night, Maita

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      Greenheart 7 years ago from Cambridge

      Hi Katrina.

      Thanks for this hub.healing is so much needed,in Haiti and in the hearts of all.

      :-)

      I saw what you said in another hub about the number of paths there are in the world.

      I would like to share something about my Guru,Adi Da.I have been his devotee since 1988.

      His love and grace and passion to awaken all at and to the heart always blows my mind.

      Have a look at http://hubpages.com/hub/AdiDa.

      Much love.

      Gavin

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      Katrina Ariel 7 years ago from The Highlands of British Columbia, Canada

      Prasetio,

      Thanks so much for your comment and caring. Yes, Karma Yoga can help us act in ways that help the world become a better place. Most of us do this naturally. Many blessings to you!

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      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      I never know about karma yoga before. But it look interesting and it can help us to solve the problem especially for Haiti people. Nice to help others. I rate this hub!

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      Katrina Ariel 7 years ago from The Highlands of British Columbia, Canada

      Maita,

      Oh great! So glad you tried it - thanks for letting me know. :)

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      prettydarkhorse 7 years ago from US

      I agree katrina and at the same time you are relaxing, I tried this weekend and it was great, Maita

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      Katrina Ariel 7 years ago from The Highlands of British Columbia, Canada

      Exactly, Maita. Or people can donate money, AND intention. There are so many ways to contribute - it doesn't all have to be centered around money (though monetary contributions are still very important). Blessings to you!

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      prettydarkhorse 7 years ago from US

      good job even if we don't have money we can still help while meditating, Thank you katrina, Maita

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      Katrina Ariel 7 years ago from The Highlands of British Columbia, Canada

      Casey,

      Thanks for reading and for whatever you're contributing to help Haiti. :)

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      casey kaldal 7 years ago

      Great thoughts and great pictures. Keep up the inspiring messages.