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    Dalai Lama Teaches the Eight Verses for Training the Mind

    India—Dalai Lama shares his teaching on the ‘Eight Verses for Mind Training by Geshé Langri Tangpa. As meditators, we are ultimately interested in learning how to train the mind. Whether it’s to be strong, to find happiness, to lose weight, to attract what you desire, or to be positive, mind training is what we here […]


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    New Anxiety-Tech Device Uses Guided Breathing To Reduce Stress

    Melo, a new piece of anxiety-tech, uses guided breathing exercises to help reduce anxiety. Over the past few years we’ve seen the release of all sorts of meditation devices, things like the Muse Brain-sensing Headband and meditation pods. Now, a new and cute little piece of technology offers to help us to reduce stress by […]


    IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM YOGA CLASSES

    Imperial War Museum Holds Yoga Classes Next To Bombed Cars & Spitfires

    July 1st, U.K—The Imperial War Museum (IWM) is holding yoga classes in a room decorated with bombed out cars, missiles, and Spitfire planes used in World War II. Despite protests, the Imperial War Museum is defending its right to hold the yoga lessons. Normally, yoga and war do not go together. In the Bhagavad Gita, […]


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    Buddhist, Hindu Leaders Disgusted By Music Group’s Disrespect

    Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, and Jewish religious leaders are disgusted at what they see as a lack of respect from a night-club operator regarding its handling of religious statues. Night-Club operator Live Nation is being demanded to remove Buddhist, Hindu and other religious statues that they have placed inside night-clubs. Religious leaders are demanding a […]


    Guided Body Scan Meditation Script From Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

    Guided Body Scan Meditation Script From Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche

    Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche has uploaded a wonderful guided body scan meditation script that will help you to relax today and to feel a sense of balance. Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche is a Tibetan teacher and master of Karma Kagyu and Nyingma. He is also the author of two bestselling meditation books and the overseer of the […]


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    Tai Chi For Immune System & COVID-19: Research Reveals Benefits

    June 30th—New research highlights significant benefits of Qigong and tai chi for immune system functioning and prevention and survival from COVID-19. Qigong and tai chi help immune system functioning Qigong and tai chi do not reduce inflammation Qigong and tai chi could potentially help in preventing COVID-19 The events of 2020 have left health officials […]



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About THE DAILY MEDITATION

On THE DAILY MEDITATION you will find everything you need for meditation, mindfulness, yoga and mental health. 

Have you ever noticed how everyone is getting into meditation in 2020?

There are daily meditation books, CDs calendars apps, challenges, journals…

And everyone is doing it: kids, elders, couples, families…

In 2020 the world is awakening to meditation, mindfulness, and other spiritual practices. And we here at THE DAILY MEDITATION have created the ultimate experience for daily meditators.

On this site you will find everything you personally need to get started on the healthy, happy, conscious lifestyle. Whether you want to learn Buddhist, Taoist, Hindu or yoga techniques, we’ve got you covered.

 

The Best Types Of Meditations To Do Daily

There are 31 Meditation Techniques that all meditators should know.  

Most of them are Buddhist meditations. But there are also Hindu and yoga meditation, and some new age meditation techniques too. There are also meditations for atheists.

Below are the most important meditation techniques. Daily use is recommended

Learn To Meditate Like A Pro With Our Ebook

Our new book has meditations from Buddhism, Yoga, Hinduism and non-secular methods too. Take a  look. 

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Buddhist Meditations: 

If you want to learn meditation, it is probably best to start doing Buddhist meditation daily.  There are very many different Buddhist styles of meditation, and each trains the mind in a specific way. You can read about specific Buddhist meditations via the link above.

 Mantras For Beginners:

Mantras are sacred words or phrases (similar to spells or affirmations) that we meditate on, for instance the Buddhist mantra Om Mani Padme Hum. By meditating on mantras we can improve health, create happiness, and create many different spiritual health benefits. There are Buddhist, Hindu and Kundalini yoga mantras. There are many different benefits of mantras.

Mudras List:

Mudras are specific hand and body positions used in Hinduism, yoga and Buddhism. There are over 60 major mudras in use today.

How To Become A Meditation Teacher

Want to become a meditation teacher? Our tutorial shows you how to start teaching meditation. We will show you why you do not need a meditation teacher qualification. You just need to know the facts and the techniques.

How To Mediate In Really Easy Steps

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Infographics showing how to meditate in easy stepss.

Benefits of Daily Meditation

There are more than 100 benefits of meditation of meditation, such as:

Recommended books, apps, blogs, and more from THE DAILY MEDITATION  

11 Best Meditation Tools

Meditation tools are much more than material objects. They are assets and allies in our quest for inner peace. Especially items that will help you meditate and make your home more Zen, such as some nice meditation furniture. One of the most popular items is a Buddha statue  [READ: Best Buddha Statues]

Best Meditation Chairs:

The best meditation chairs, seats, and benches, help you to sit with good posture and help you to focus when meditating. In this buying guide we help you choose the best meditation chairs, seats, and benches for your practice. This will help improve your focus and preent spinal injuries and other problems when meditating.

YOGA Articles from THE DAILY MEDITATION

 

Different types of yoga and their benefits

Which type of yoga should you do? Ashtanga? Vinyasa? Hatha? Iyanga? Bikram? There are many different types from. In this article I share the best types of yoga for beginners to learn.

Mental Health Articles From THE DAILY MEDITATION

Mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT):

This is the cutting edge of mindfulness and psychology. The single best way to change your thoughts and to stop thinking negative thoughts. Mindfulness-based cognitive behavioural therapy is used to stop negative thoughts in order to help with stress, anxiety, depression, and confidence. These methods are good for either advanced meditators or for working with a therapist.

The Meaning And Importance Of Spirituality In Life

Spirituality has been proven to have many health benefits. Not only does it make us happier, it also helps stop depression, anxiety and other mental health problems. Plus, it gives us a richer perspective on life.

Meditation Facts And Statistics

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About The Daily Meditation–Hamilton Meditation Blog

The Daily Meditation is based in the Rosedale area of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada near Gauge Park. We’re proud to belong to the community that also includes our spiritual friends, such as Samudra Kadampa Buddhist Centre, Shambhala Hamilton, and Sirmingala, as well as De La Sol Yoga, Aviva Yoga, and In Fine Feather.

We’re proud to be a meditation teacher in Hamilton Ontario.  Nothing makes us happier than sitting on the escarpment meditating over “The Hammer”.