20+ Ideas For Beginner Meditators And Yogis

We’ve created the absolute best beginners meditaiotn guides for you, including mindfulness, mantras, mudras and more.

Here’s a selection of some of our great guides for beginners

The Basics Of Meditation

Before you start meditating it’s essential that you know the basics. We’ve created a comprehensive guide to help you to start meditating. In the guide you will learn everything you need to know to start meditating the right way today.

Read our guide to the basics of meditation.

Meditation In 10 Easy Steps

So you want to start meditating and you enjoy a busy life, so you’d like to start meditating quickly and with minimal fuss. What do you do?

You read our guide to meditating in 10 easy steps. Simple.

Mindfulness For Beginners

One of the most important types of meditation is Mindfulness. Mindfulness is the practice of focusing on the present moment. Easy to do, but also easy to forget to do.

Take a look at our beginner’s guide to mindfulness.

A Buddhist Meditation Plan For Beginners

If you want your meditation to be effective, you need to have a plan. We can help you here. We will share with you a great meditation plan that you can use every day to progress.

Take a look at our Buddhist Meditation Plan For Beginners.

Other Relaxing Meditative Techniques

What do you do when you want the feeling of meditating buy you’d like to get it through different means? Simple. You use our easy guide to the best relaxation techniques.

And here are some more great articles about meditation for beginners.

8 Best Mindfulness Books Picked By Our Expert

What are  the best mindfulness books you have ever read? As a meditation teacher and author, I have read so many mindfulness books I've lost count.  In 2019, mindfulness books are all the rage.mom There are books that teach you how to do the proper mindfulness technique. And there are books that teach you how to generally how mindful (hint: use these 32 mindful habits). And when you don't want to read a book, there are mindfulness apps like calm and headspace. Today I'm going to share with you my absolute favorite mindfulness books. The best I have ever read. …

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7 Best Meditation Books For 2019 Picked By Our Expert

What is the best meditation book in 2019? As a meditation teacher, writer and avid reader, I have read all of the best meditation books out there. And some of them are truly sensational. But which are the absolute best? In this list I will share the absolute best meditation books for 2019. We’ll look at some classics and some new meditation books, and I will help you find the best meditation book for you based on your own personal needs. Plus, you will probably want to read my list of the best spiritual books too. So, let’s dip right…

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Probably The Best Ways To Meditate At Home Today

What are the best ways to meditate at home? If you really want to go far with meditation, you need to know how to meditate at home. Because in all reality, to meditate consistently you need to make it as easy and accessible as possible. And that means being able to meditate where you spend most of your time. In other words: You need to know how to meditate at home. Plus, when you know how to meditate at home you can turn off the noise of the kids (or the parents…?), tune out the stress of the day, and…

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How To Meditate For Beginners [Written By A Meditation Teacher]

Here’s the first thing to know about meditation for beginners: You will get out of meditation what you put in. As a meditation teacher I’ve helped people change their lives with meditation. Beginners come to this site (THE DAILY MEDITATION) looking to learn how to meditate, and I regularly hear comments about how quickly you guys, my readers, have benefited from meditating.   If you’re a beginner learning meditation for the first time, be excited. Because by the time you have finished reading this guide (5 minutes ish) you will know everything you need to know to meditate properly. Here’s…

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When You Want Inner Peace, Meditation Is The Key

When you want to feel good deep in your soul, you can use some inner peace meditation techniques.   When we meditate, inner peace comes freely, and we return to a statue of pure equanimity (calmness). Inner peace means no longer fighting with the universe or with yourself. Inner peace means feelings relaxed and serene.  Advanced meditators will already know the effect of meditation on inner peace.   When you meditate you relax deeply, and you learn to let go of what's in your mind. This starts you down the path to enlightenment and helps you to become a free spirited person.…

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Mudras List — Every Mudra Explained In This Tutorial

Did you know that for thousands of years people have used hand-gestures known as hand-mudras (hastas)? There are more than 50 yoga mudras and many more mudras used in Buddhism, Hinduism and other spiritualities. I've created a complete mudras list below with pictures to help you to get started. But first you will probably want to know about the power of these hastas / hand mudras.  Hand mudras / hastas are very powerful.  Yoga mudras offer natural ways in which you can heal your body and mind. And you can combine them with powerful mantras [list]. In this guide to…

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Ultimate Guide To Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners

There are many mindfulness meditation exercises for beginners you can use to stay in the moment.  And in this guide I am going to show you how and why you should use them.   As a meditation teacher I am often teaching new mindfulness exercises for beginners. I have seen first hand just how these exercises can change lives.  They can make us calmer, happier, more productive, and more peaceful.  Everyone who has tried my  beginners meditation guide knows how much of a difference mindfulness can make in life. And not just for us adults, but for our kids too [read…

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10 Best Yoga Meditation Techniques You Need To Experience

Let me tell you something: I love yoga meditation techniques. I mean I’m bound to, right?  Being a yoga practitioner and meditation teacher it’s kinda obvious I’d love all the types of meditation in yoga. Especially given that I wrote basically the net’s best guide to meditation techniques. Thing is: everyone can get something out of these yoga meditation techniques. There Are So Many Benefits Of Yoga Meditation Techniques Yet So Many People Dont Know About Them!  I’ve taught everyone from five-year-old kids to the elderly all the different types of meditation in yoga. They all got something out of…

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7 Best Meditation Positions For Beginners

What are the best meditation positions for beginners? Your meditation posture is incredibly important. Not just for your body, but for your mind too.  Whether you’re meditating sitting on a meditation chair, a mat, or the floor, you need to have proper meditation posture, otherwise you may experience knee and back pain. If you have a bad body position when meditating, you will put pressure on your spine, and this could potentially lead to spinal injury.  [here's how to use meditation to improve your spinal health] This might not be a problem if you only sit to meditate for a…

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Ultimate Guide To Buddhist Meditations For Beginners [Tutorial]

There are lots of different types of Buddhist meditation for beginners.  Many types of Buddhist meditation techniques are not ideal for beginners. They required advanced practice. So even if you are tempted to try all of the 31 major meditation techniques right now, you might want to wait a while.   Thousands of THE DAILY MEDITATION's readers have been inspired by our list of the  100 health benefits of meditation. And it is easy to understand why everyone is so excited about meditation an why so many people are becoming Buddhist [see my big list of celebrity Buddhists].  But there is a oath…

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28 Different Types Of Yoga And Their Benefits

You wont believe some of these different types of yoga and their benefits.   There are 28 different types of yoga with benefits that range from fitness to relaxation to weight loss to spiritual awakening.  There are so many different types of yoga. And that's a good thing because there's nothing like yoga for creating positivity in your life. Trouble is, how do you know which type of yoga is best for you? Take a look at all the different types of yoga and their benefits in the list below. Mind-blowing.   How to pick the right one of these different types of…

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How To Meditate Properly, For Beginners [TUTORIAL]
Only with firm roots can a tree grow strong. Only with the right foundations can a house be built. Only by learning the basics of meditation can you succeed in your practice.

How To Meditate Properly, For Beginners [TUTORIAL]

As a meditation teacher, I spend a lot of my time explaining to beginners how to meditate properly. I even wrote several books on how to meditate for beginners.  When you are learning how to meditate as a beginners, you need to follow a few simple steps. I will always remember when I started to learn how to meditate. Within a few days I'd tried 31 meditation techniques. When you're just starting to get into meditation, you can make a lot of mistakes. Me?  I did everything wrong. I did not know how to meditate properly. And I did not…

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8 Taoist Meditation Techniques Bruce Lee Used [TUTORIAL]

There are 8 major types of Taoist meditation techniques. They're famous today mostly because they're the Bruce Lee meditation techniques that he spoke about in his movies and interviews.  Lot's of people ask me did Bruce Lee meditate. The answer is a resounding Yes. Bruce Lee did Taoist meditations. Along with some powerful movement meditations, Bruce Lee used Taoist techniques. The Taoist meditation techniques Bruce Lee did are seriously good for you. They offer huge benefits. When we learn how to do Taoist meditation techniques, we take control of Qi in the body and mind. The result is improved mental…

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How To Do Anapanasati Meditation Technique Correctly [TUTORIAL]

Anapanasati meditation technique. Of all the techniques covered in our guide to 31 different types of meditation, this is perhaps the most important.  As a meditation teacher, this is the meditation techniques I teach the most. Now let me shw you how to do it properly.  Here's What We Will Look At In This Tutorial On Anapanasati Meditation Technique  By the end of this guide, you will know how to do Anapansati correctly, and this will give you the power to stay calm no matter what life throws at you. In this guide we will look at: How to do…

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Ultimate Guide To Zen Meditation Techniques And Their Benefits

Did you know that there are different types of Zen meditation techniques, each with its own benefits?  Zen meditation techniques (Zazen) are a variety if Buddhist meditation techniques that are used by both beginners and masters. In this Zen meditation guide you'll learn how to do Zazen properly so you can experience the benefits for yourself. What are Zen Meditation techniques? Zen meditation techniques are some of the main types of meditation. Zazen meditation are specific techniques that use body positions, hand positions (mudras), and states of mind.   I personally love doing all the different types of meditation as they each…

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How To Actually Do Jedi Meditations To Feel The Force [TUTORIAL]

Did you know that you can actually use Yoda's meditations from Star Ways? Ever since Jedi became an official recognised religion, people have been trying techniques from Star Wars, including meditation.    There are tons of life lessons from Star Wars. And for my Galactic Credits, the absolute best lessons from Star Wars are about meditation. Meditation is very important to Jedi. As a meditation teacher I have actually taught Yoda's meditation techniques to many people. Which is quite easy because most of the philosophy in Star Wars is based on Zen. Read my beginners guide to Zen and you…

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Use These 10 Powerful Mudras For Weight Loss, Health And Fitness

It's been scientifically proven that mudra hand positions used in Hinduism, yoga and Buddhism can significantly boost your health and even cure diseases. Yes. They can cure diseases. Easterners have been using these mudras for thousands of years for alternative medicine. It's time we over here in the West embraced the power of spiritual healing. There are hundreds of different mudras (108 in Tantric rituals + mudras in dance + over 250 mudras in Mohiniattam and 200+ in Bharatanatam). These mudras have been used for thousands of years, unlike medication. Medications are being invented today. And many of them haven't even…

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10 Relaxing VR Apps To Calm Your Stress And Improve Sleep

Trying to relax? VR apps can help. There are so many excellent VR apps for iOS and Android. And they can seriously help to stop stress and to improve your sleep. When you're looking for that meditative chill, Virtual Reality apps are a good option. These VR apps are about sheer relaxation for when you're stressed or cant sleep and you just want to unwind. Read my guide to the best meditation apps.  And check out the latest cool meditation gadgets All you need is Google Cardvboard VR Viewer Pro tip: You don't need an expensive VR viewer either. For $15,…

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5 Non Religious Meditation Techniques For Atheists And Agnostics

Yes, there are non religious meditation techniques for atheists and agnostics. And no matter what some hardcore religious people might try to tell you, you have just as much right to practice any type of meditation as anyone else has. whether you're atheist, agnostic or, well, anyone else. As a meditation teacher I've taught non religious meditation to atheists and agnostics for years.  Let me share my top non religious meditation techniques with you.  In my big guide to different methods of meditation I revealed all the top meditations in the world.  There are five excellent non religious meditation techniques atheists…

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