Sitting for Meditation

February 26, 2010

Ralph Miller put together this video to demonstrate some ways to sit for meditation. This video and article discuss some of the aspects to consider when sitting for meditation, including the use of a meditation cushion, using a wool blanket, what posture to site in and alternatives to sitting.

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Meditation on SelfGrowth.com

October 9, 2009

There are lots of great resources all over the web. One of them is SelfGrowth.com. You can find a vast number of personal growth resources including information on meditation and Yoga.
Browse their meditaiton articles.
Check out their Yoga articles.
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Meditation and Your Brain

August 17, 2009

Reuters posted this article on How God (or more precisely, meditation) changes your brain. The article discusses Andrew Newburg’s newest book, “How God Changes Your Brain.” In the book, Newburg describes the benefits of meditation, including how meditation effects specific areas of the brain responsible for focus and fear. “His studies show these [...]

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Meditation Timers

April 2, 2008

Using a meditation timer can come in real handy when you’re trying to meditate. Concentrating is hard enough without having to worry about how much time has passed while you were meditating. Especially because you’ll usually experience a little bit of time distortion while you meditate–10 minutes can feel like and hour and [...]

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Creating Sacred Space

April 1, 2008

Creating Sacred Space is vital to your personal practice of meditation. By drawing upon the the power of sacredness, you enliven a space for meditation, making it easier to meditate and naturally drawing your awareness within.
Below are seven essential practices for cultivating sacredness in your enviroment.
1. Set an Intention – Manifest your intention by setting [...]

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Creating a Meditation Altar

April 1, 2008

This is one of the meditation altars my wife and I have created in our house. A picture says a thousand words and the picture above has many different pictures within it. Each item on the altar represents something meaningful to me or my wife. This altar consists of a nice cloth we purchased [...]

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Creating a Meditation Space

April 1, 2008

Creating a Meditation Space is very simple, and yet it’s also very subtle. If you search other sites, you’re going to get a list of things to do. Practically speaking, those things are important and I will discuss them below. But let’s get exoteric for a moment.
Is Creating a Meditation Space something we do on [...]

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Healing Addiction with Meditation and Contemplation

April 1, 2008

How One Woman Overcame Her Addiction
This story illustrates how meditation and contemplation work to manifest spiritual healing…
I was talking with my friend S. recently. A week previously, we had discussed some concerns she had about some health issues she was experiencing. She confided in me, “I know I should meditate, I’ve just gotten away from [...]

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Christian Meditation

April 1, 2008

Christian Meditation Made Easy
“For God is Love, and he who abides in love abides in God, and God in him,” 1 John 4:16
Christian Meditation has several practices that help to still the mind. All are centered on developing a deep love for God and connecting with God through His son Jesus Christ.
As Pope John Paul [...]

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Creating a Meditation Practice

April 1, 2008

Creating a meditation practice is more than just learning a few techniques.  It’s about establishing a sacred space in which you feel safe and supported in your practice of meditation. Simple and practical tips can make all the difference between meditating for a few short weeks and meditating for a lifetime.
Ultimately, the great meditation masters [...]

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