Meditation is a big topic. There are countless approaches, benefits, techniques, and schools of practice. And if you’re like most people, you’re probably looking for a simple and comprehensive overview. Where should you start? What are the different approaches? When should you meditate and for how long? Finally, what are the benefits of meditation and […]
You’ve probably heard about the common benefits of meditation, like gaining clarity, reducing stress, or calming an agitated mind. But throughout history, spiritual practitioners, both East and West, have also practiced meditation for another reason: awakening to one’s deepest sense of self. Your Deepest Sense of Self You don’t have to be a yogi tucked […]
You may meditate regularly and have found the profound benefits of relaxation and stress reduction associated with meditation practice. But there might be times when stress still gets the best of you and you just wish you could get back to your cushion to settle down. You may not be able to stop and meditate, […]
We first need to learn how to meditate and then practice meditation regularly to achieve the results we want. We all know the many fantastic benefits of a daily meditation practice. Researchers at the University of Sydney, Australia, have found that traditional meditation is far more beneficial for stressed-out workers than simple relaxation or visualization. And that’s not […]
Ready to get started with meditation and don’t know where to begin? There are several techniques a beginning meditator can use to get a good feel for what meditation is all about. From focusing on your breath and awareness, to chanting mantras or practicing visualization, meditation is as diverse as the people who practice it. You might […]
Unlock the power of your mind, lower stress levels, and attain a new sense of calm with the practice of deep meditation.
There are many different types of meditation practices. In this short video, Deepak Chopra discusses the four main types of meditation that he practices. The first is transcendence, a mantra meditation. The second practice is to evoke divine feelings of love, compassion, joy, gratitude and equanimity. His third meditation practice is to self-reflect on fundamental […]