Now that meditation is a mainstream practice, there are plenty of people looking for creative ways to profit from it, and you will find meditation scams popping up here and there. How to tell the difference? Here are some guidelines.
It’s the dream of many parents to be able to calm down their kids, teach them how to manage themselves, and see them grow into happy individuals. Meditation can definitely be a powerful tool for this. But the way of teaching kids to meditate is different.
People practice meditation for different purposes. Some seek one of meditation’s many benefits for the body, mind, and relationships; others are seeking personal growth, emotional healing, or spiritual development.
Sufism is the mystical path within Islam, where the goal is to purify oneself and achieve mystical union with the Supreme (named Allah in this tradition). Unlike many of the other meditation techniques, Sufi meditation is spiritual by nature.
Meditation is a practice, not a religion. Yet we can find some common characteristics of people who are serious about meditation. In this Meditation Manifesto, I have playfully named them the “Ten Commandments of Meditators”. Join in!
Can float tanks replace meditation, or at least help you deepen in the practice? What type of meditation techniques are most benefited by float therapy? Here I share my experience with these devices, and what I’ve learned.
Mantras are one of the most common, and powerful, objects used for meditation. Learn the different meditation techniques that use mantras, how to choose a mantra, why they are powerful, and what are the different levels of practice.
Gazing is an ancient and highly effective form of meditation. It works because the movement of our eyes is connected to the movement of our mind. Learn more about the science behind it, and the different types of gazing meditation.
This is a personal article where I share 10 ways that meditation have changed my life. The key to these benefits is consistency (doing the practice every day) and integration (taking the skills of meditation into your life).