THE POWERFUL BENEFITS OF MEDITATION

Meditation is the skillful means by which you can reduce physical and emotional suffering and increase peace and happiness. The benefits of meditation lie in its capacity to diminish stress, fear, anger, arrogance, drowsiness, frustration, loneliness, and despair, as well as help heal health problems like high blood pressure and symptoms of chronic pain, psoriasis, premenstrual syndrome, tension headaches, fatigue, …

7 HEALTH BENEFITS OF MEDITATION

It’s a piece of advice yogis have given for thousands of years: take a deep breath and relax. Watch the tension melt from your muscles and all your niggling worries vanish. Somehow we all know that relaxation is good for us. Now the hard science has caught up: a comprehensive scientific study showing that deep relaxation changes our bodies on …

3 APPROACHES TO MEDITATION

Zen Buddhist Teachings and the Three Approaches to Meditation Zen Buddhist teachings contain three basic approaches to meditation. All three types of meditation are useful for complete pathway to enlightenment. The first, most fundamental type is called calming meditation. The AH-OM breath meditation is a form of calming meditation. The second meditation technique is the acquisition of meditative insight. This …

BENEFITS OF MEDITATION

Meditation is the skillful means by which you can reduce physical and emotional suffering and increase peace and happiness. The benefits of meditation lie in its capacity to diminish stress, fear, anger, arrogance, drowsiness, frustration, loneliness, and despair, as well as help heal health problems like high blood pressure and symptoms of chronic pain, psoriasis, premenstrual syndrome, tension headaches, fatigue, …

CREATING A SPACE FOR MEDITATION

Creating a Meditation or Quiet space for yourself and some of the reasons why people resist meditating stop themselves from getting into their inner world Creating a space for your daily meditation practice conditions your mind to relax and begin the process of meditation. In time, just sitting in your meditating space will immediately relax you. Your meditation space can …

CAN MEDITATION TRANSFORM THE COMMUNITY?

I would like to share this incredible story with you about the ‘Meditating President’, Joachim Chissano of Mozambique and how through his Meditation practice, helped put an end to the devastating 15 year civil war in Mozambique and a million causalities. Mozambique was brought back from the brink of self-destruction and has instead become one of Africa’s most stable and …

LIGHT OR JYOTHI MEDITATION

  Light a candle, if you wish. This will signal your brain to quieten down and that it’s time for meditation. Do the belly breathing slowly and deeply and just notice how the thoughts in your mind slow down with your breathing. I highly recommend that you begin each inner session with the following Light meditation. Sit in a chair with …