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

The Lotus Position, and how to prepare for it

The lotus position.

Padmasana.

Whatever you call it, it is a difficult position to get into, let alone sit for a long time in. You do not have to meditate in the lotus position (and you should not if your aren’t limber enough), as meditation is what you do with … Continue reading

A quick story

I remember a story I read online one time (I can’t remember the site though), and I would thought I would share it.

Back in the beginning, when god (or gods, depending on your religion) created man, he also created the “ultimate power” so that man could become perfect, and … Continue reading