Review Category : Meditation

Nine Ways That Meditation Creates Better Relationships

By Marsha Lucas, Ph.D. | Psychology Today | ReWire Your Brain for Love   It’s never too late to have a (brain that’s wired as if it had a) happy childhood1 Therapists get this question a lot: “Okay, so now that I understand how my history made me a mess when it comes to relationships, what now? It’s not like I can go back ...

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Meditation: What it is

Meditation: What it is !!! An ordinary person may consider meditation as a worship or prayer. But it is not so. Meditation means awareness. Whatever you do with awareness is meditation. “Watching your breath” is meditation; listening to the birds is meditation. As long as these activities are free from any other distraction to the mind, it is effective meditation. ...

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How to Stop Thoughts

There are a number of techniques for silencing thoughts. Only one of these methods, so far as I know, leads to Self-realization. It has been described in a variety of ways by different people. Here is my attempt to explain how to do it.   This method is based on a certain state of mind that you can get into ...

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The Power Of Imagination

Is it possible to free the mind to allow spontaneous, ever-expanding free-flowing creative imagery for your meditations? Yes, it is! For beginners, meditation exercises normally commence with the proposition that you use your imagination to create an idyllic scene, awareness or experience. For many these visualisation exercises are easily created, while others find them more challenging as they require the ...

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Meditation: What it is !!!

An ordinary person may consider meditation as a worship or prayer. But it is not so. Meditation means awareness. Whatever you do with awareness is meditation. “Watching your breath” is meditation; listening to the birds is meditation. As long as these activities are free from any other distraction to the mind, it is effective meditation. Meditation is not a technique ...

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A Method of Meditation-Power of Mantra

 Sit down. Sit still and upright. Close your eyes lightly. Sit relaxed but alert. Silently, interiorly begin to say your short prayer phrase (mantra). Recite it rhythmically. Listen to it as you say it, gently but continuously. Do not think or imagine anything – spiritual or otherwise. If thoughts or images come, these are distractions at the time of meditation, ...

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Ramana Maharshi Self Inquiry Meditation Instructions

Ramana Maharshi Self Inquiry Meditation Instructions Question : How should a beginner start this practice? Ramana Maharshi: The mind will subside only by means of the enquiry `Who am I?’ The thought ‘Who am I?’, destroying all other thoughts, will itself finally be destroyed like the stick used for stirring the funeral pyre. If other thoughts rise one should, without ...

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Trataka Meditation

Trataka – A Meditation Practice for Everyone Trataka Meditation is a wonderful practice for everyone and especially  for the aspirant of meditation. It is actually classified as a cleansing  practice in Yoga and great for memory. What it is? To put it briefly, Trataka – also called Yogic gazing – is a practice where the gaze is fixed on an object ...

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