How to Meditate-Video

Below is a video on how to meditate. It covers what posture you should sit in, and how to practice meditation.

First, you get into a comfortable position, close your eyes, relax your body, and focus on the inhalation and exhalation of your Continue reading

Is Meditation Hard?

Learning meditation is not hard, a simple Google or Bing search can give you plenty of techniques. Even clicking the “Meditation Techniques” category on this page can give you techniques. However, many people say that they can’t practice meditation because “its too hard.” So is it … Continue reading

Why Meditate?

To conclude the 5 w’s section, you might be asking, “Why should I meditate?”

Allow me to answer that question with another question: “Why not?”

No seriously? Why not? Meditation can really only help you, there’s not many, if any, negative side-effects. If it can only help you, why not … Continue reading

Meditating with Music: Harmful or Helpful?

I am everywhere on the internet. On the internet, there seems to be an argument over whether or not meditating with music playing in the background is helpful or harmful. Some people say that it relaxes the mind and body quicker, while others say it is a distraction, and will … Continue reading

When can you Meditate?

This question is simple to answer. You can meditate at anytime that is comfortable for you. This could be in the morning, afternoon, or evening. You can meditate once a day, or twice a day, or more if you are up for it.

Some websites that you should meditate around … Continue reading

What is meditation?

This is a tough question. Meditation is different for everyone. According to dictionary.com meditating is:

 

  • Buddhism & Hinduism To train, calm, or empty the mind, often by achieving an altered state, as by focusing on a single object.
  • To engage in devotional contemplation, especially prayer.
  • To … Continue reading
  • Where can you meditate?

    If you see meditation in popular culture (movies, books, etc.), you may think that you need to meditate in seclusion, in a cave, in a temple, etc. Although you can meditate in these places, you do not have to.

    You can meditate anywhere that you are comfortable meditating. You can … Continue reading

    Who can meditate?

    When some asks you “Who can meditate?” what do you think of? If you never meditated before, you would think buddhists, people who practice yoga, and people who practice martial arts. You would usually never answer “you” or “me”.

    We all can meditate!

    It does not matter what religion, background, … Continue reading

    Misconceptions of Meditation

    There are a lot of misconceptions floating around about Meditation. So let’s clarify a few shall we?

    You must contort yourself by sitting in the lotus position in order to meditate:

    No! This is incorrect. In order for you mind to relax, your body must also relax. … Continue reading

    Mantra Meditation

    Mantra meditation is meditation on a phrase, idea, or word. The word can be anything that means something to the meditator. Some mantras include god’s names, or sanskrit words; but it can also be anything such as “love” and “peace” or something similar. Some common mantras include:

    OM (Aum)

    So’ham … Continue reading