Basic and Begining Lessons Category
Basic and beginning lessons in your meditation practice
Basic Om Meditation
Meditation on Om takes us deep within our spiritual nature, to a place of harmony and joy.
Basic Preparations for Meditation
Choose a quiet location where you will not be disturbed.
Basic Sitting Meditation Session
Meditation of love and appreciation for discovering the eternal joy that communion with the Divine shares with us.
Beginning Mantra Meditation
Repeat your mantra with devotion, so that it takes you into a meditative state.
Beginning Meditation - Deciding Where and When
Beginning meditation is an adventure of inner discovery. And, more than discovery it is expansion into vast reaches and resources of the Self. Therefore, to reap the most out of time on earth it is worth spending time on the journey.
Beginning Meditation As the Observer
One of the ways to meditate effectively is to take the position of the observer.
Beginning Meditation Philosophy
Meditation time is a period of quiet listening to the wise voice within us all. It is a time of listening so we can take the advice and solve our life dilemmas most easily.
Beginning Meditations for Teenagers
Three types of meditation especially for teens.
Beginning Preparation for Meditation
Taking time to settle down before sitting in meditation gives us a chance to gradually unwind.
Beginning Sitting Meditation on the Breath
Here is a plan that will get you started and serve as a regular meditation ritual for the long term.
Beginning Steps in Meditation
Some easy ways to get your meditation practice started.
Beginning Walking Meditation on the Breath
Pick a path that will cover at least 10 minutes walking. This gives you time to unwind and get into a regular rhythm.
Creating a Personal Place to Meditate
Choose a private place to meditate. This is where your creativity can come into play.
Creating Your Holiday Meditation Altar
Holy days are upon us in many traditions giving us an opportunity to arrange our meditation altar to reflect the holidays we celebrate.
Develop Flexibility for Sitting Meditation
These poses are to help prepare your body for a comfortable sitting meditation.
Developing Intuition with Meditation
The more we get in touch with our deeper permanent self through meditation, the easier spontaneous insights rise up to our waking consciousness as intuition.
Easy Guided Sitting Meditation
Hereīs a meditation that is both restful and rejuvenating!
Intelligent Design in Meditation and Prayer
Thoughts on how to incorporate "Intelligent Design" into prayer and meditation.
Keeping a Meditation Journal
A meditation journal is an invaluable tool for keeping track of your spiritual practice and progress.
Make Prayer Beads with Tassels and Pouches
In a home where parents meditate there are likely to be supplies that kids can use to make these gifts.
Meditate and Follow Guideposts for Living
Outer guideposts are our lifeline until our voice of conscience can be followed consistently.
Every one of us has an place they find peaceful. It could be your back yard, with grass and trees around you. It could be your bedroom, with your curtains blowing in the breeze.
Meditate in the Midst of a Busy Family
Whoever said meditation must be a somber activity practiced in peace and quiet has not meditated in the midst of busy family life!
Meditation Exercise at Your Desk
Give yourself a few minutes at your desk for this easy meditation practice.
Meditation Techniques for Anywhere
No matter where we are there is a way to take a time-out for meditation.
Minute of Silence for Meditation
A deep golden moment, over and over, is the aim of all meditation practices. It is a renewable and vibrant awareness of our eternal self that has no boundaries.
If you are a morning person, this may be a good choice of time for your regular daily meditation.
My Experience Meditating in the Beginning
This is a true story to inspire the start of a meditation practice, and it is my own experience 30 years ago.
One Minute Bedtime Meditation
If you are not used to setting a regular time for meditation, start with one minute right before bedtime. It is a time of day for winding down, and meditation can cap off the process.
Peaceful Setting for Meditation
While advanced meditators could meditate in the middle of a battlefield, for most people the first step in meditating is to create a setting of peace and quiet.
Prayer or Reflection Technique
To begin, sit straight on a cushion on the floor, or on a chair in a quiet spot where you will not be disturbed.
Sit on a Chair to Meditate If Joints Are Stiff
Some simple ways to make this meditation position more comfortable, while maintaining a steady upright posture
There are several elements that go toward making a successful meditation.
Spend Time in Meditation
The peace attained by observing the Inner Sound allows our mind to become very calm.
Strengthen Your Back for Sitting Meditation
Make time to take care of your back and prepare your body for deep and joyful meditation.
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