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Meditation information on the internet sometimes can get confusing. In this section of my site I will try to give you what you need to have a clear understanding of what meditation is and what it can do for you. Meditation has been practiced for thousands of years, so the history of meditation is very long. Originally, it was intended to help develop spiritual understanding and awareness. Now it is still used for those things as well as many other applications as well.

Some of those applications are for stress reduction, improving memory and even improving our physical health, since meditation can have a large impact on that as well. For more information about these benefits you can see my meditation benefits page.

The quote to the left really sums up the whole importance of meditation for me. When it comes to yourself the amount of control you have on your mind will shape the very future of your life. This is something that we cannot ignore.

What is Meditation?

Well meditation is a form of mental exercise in which a person will focus there attention on a sound, a chanted word, an object, a visualization or there own breath or movement (such as in Tai Chi and yoga ). This is done in order to reduce stress, improve concentration, promote relaxation and enhance your own personal and spiritual growth.

I will be adding meditation techniques as well as meditation information here for you on this section. You will find many meditations you can try, and we will be adding more all the time. Have a look around and remember to give your feedback in the comments, we would love to hear from our readers.

Types of Meditation

There is another common form of meditation called mindfulness meditation. In this style of meditation you are meant to be aware of ALL thoughts, feelings, sensations and the environment around you (the opposite of narrowing your focus like most meditations do). The practice of this style goes better for people who are already proficient at quieting the mind.

There are also many other types of meditation which I will cover in depth in future pages, remember to follow us on twitter or Facebook to be notified of new pages as they come.

Remember

I will be adding several meditative techniques and practices to the meditation techniques page (link coming soon).

Your mind controls your body, and it is time you gain control of your mind. I wish you the best and remember when looking for some peace, you only need to look inside yourself.

Meditation for Relaxation

Meditation for Relaxation

Meditation for Relaxation. Meditation for Relaxation is one of the main reasons we look at practicing meditation in our lives. With so many demands on us in our daily lives, it is a great way to help lower your stress and ...

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Meditation on Breathing

Meditation on Breathing

Anapana Sati: Meditation on Breathing. By: Ven. Mahathera Nauyane Ariyadhamma The Preliminaries of Practice Now we should investigate the preliminary stages to practicing this meditation on breathing. In the first place the Buddha indicated a suitable dwelling for practicing anapana ...

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Hindu Meditation

Meditation on Breathing

Hindu Meditation: the basics Hindu meditation techniques include controlled breathing, mantra-reciting and visualization of deities, and a number of mind-expanding exercises, such as those to bring about unusual powers (siddhis); to develop one-pointed concentration; and to bring about the state ...

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Hindu Meditation Exercise

Hindu Meditation Exercise

A Hindu Meditation exercise for you to try. . This Hindu meditation exercise is a modern form of an old Hindu exercise. Of course thousands of years ago they were not using the ABCs for this one, but for us ...

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Stress and Health advice

yoga Stress management

Stress and health is a negative correlation Stress and health is a topic that needs to be looked at. Stress can cause a number of health problems and concerns. Both Yoga and meditation can help you with both solving your ...

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Kundalini Meditation for beginners

How Meditation works

Here is basic Kundalini Meditation for you to try. This Kundalini Meditation is a simple meditation and one of the first learned in this style of yoga. It is also very good for beginners in meditation because it offers not only 1 ...

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Progressive Muscle Relaxation

progressive muscle relaxation

Progressive Muscle Relaxation. Progressive muscular relaxation is the first step in developing complete and rewarding meditation session. This will make you more comfortable and also free up your mind. You will notice, as you do PMR, the amount of stress ...

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Meditation posture

meditation posture

The preferred meditation posture, to use for meditation. Your meditation posture is important. When we practice meditation we need to have somewhere comfortable to sit and have a good meditation posture. The most important feature of the posture is to ...

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Benefits of meditation

Benefits of Meditation

The Benefits of Meditation that you can expect ? When looking at the Benefits of Meditation, you will find that balance is the main benefit you will receive. Balance of the mind and from that balance in your emotions and also ...

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Meditation exercise

Meditation exercise

Here is a very easy meditation exercise for you. Here is a very simple meditation exercise, and one I am sure you will find helpful. Make sure you are seated straight and in a quiet and comfortable place, you have ...

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