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.

How To Create Your Own Meditation

In this guide we are going to look at how to create your own meditation. This DIY meditation technique will be a personal meditation that is specifically created to fulfill your individual needs. You will also learn how to teach your meditation technique to other people and how to record it as a DIY guided meditation. Not only will this be fun, it will also be immensely rewarding. Why Create Your Own Meditation Technique? Did you know, there are more than 31 meditation techniques in popular use today? Given that there are so many, you might wonder why you would…

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Guide To Getting Started With Mindfulness For Beginners

If you’re just getting started with mindfulness as a beginner, you might wonder what the craze is all about. Why is mindfulness one of the fastest growing health practices of the past decade. What will you get out of it? There are so many amazing benefits of mindfulness for beginners to look forward to. Mindfulness will make you relaxed, happier, and less anxious. Just take a look at my article on the best mindfulness exercises for kids and adults to see what it’s all about. What is mindfulness When you’re just getting started with mindfulness as a beginner you might…

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5 Ways How To Learn Meditation As A Beginner in 2019

When it comes to ways to learn to meditate, you’re spoilt for choice. In 2019 there are tons of different ways to learn to meditate, including our free article on the correct way to meditate as a beginner. That said, some ways are definitely better than others. For instance, a lot of people learn to meditate online by reading tons of random articles on various websites. As a blogger myself I obviously love the internet, but it is not the best way to learn to meditate. At least, not if you simply read random articles online. The best ways to…

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How To Meditate Properly For Beginners At Home

As a meditation teacher, a lot of people ask me how to meditate properly at home. Beginners who are just starting to learn meditation will definitely want to know some ground-rules. In this guide I will show you best meditation techniques to get started with and explain some easy meditations. Plus, I'll explain the ground-rules of meditation so you know how to meditate properly. It is very important to learn how to meditate properly because, believe it or not, there are some serious health risks of meditation. I learned this one day watching the morning news. The Dalai Lama was…

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Actually, THIS Is How To Use Prayer Beads For Meditation

In my Ultimate Guide To Malas I introduced malas and why they are my favorite piece of spiritual jeweler. Now let’s discuss how to use prayer beads for meditation in the right way. Yes, malas look just gorge in their boho chic style, and they’re an awesome fashion accessory, but when you’re using malas to meditate you also need to know what you’re doing. As a meditation teacher I often see people wearing malas the wrong way and meditating with them incorrectly.  If you want to use malas for healing you do have to use them properly in order to…

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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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23 Inner Peace Meditation Techniques To Quiet Mind, Slow Down

Inner peace meditation techniques can help you to slow and quiet the mind so you can relax properly. When we meditate, inner peace comes freely, and we return to a statue of pure equanimity (calmness). This creates a quiet mind and slows down thoughts so you stop feeling rushed and anxious. 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…

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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 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. In this guide to the yoga mudras…

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40 Mindfulness Exercises For Beginners [Kids And Adults]

In this guide I will share the best mindfulness exercises for beginners, including specific mindfulness exercises for kids and adults. As a meditation teacher I am often teaching new dedxercises 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 mindfulness guide knows how much of a difference mindfulness can make in life. And not just for us adults, but for our kids too. By just focusing your mind on the present moment, you can change your life. Let…

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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. Especially if you combine them with my list of yoga breathing exercises! 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…

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7 Best Meditation Positions For Beginners, Sitting Or Standing

What are the best meditation positions for beginners? And do you need to use the traditional Buddhist meditation sitting position? 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…

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5 Techniques Of Buddhist Meditation For Beginners [Tutorial]

There are lots of different techniques of Buddhist meditation for beginners to learn. As a meditation teacher I have helped many people to learn Buddhist meditation techniques, and today I will show you how you too can get started with the methods Buddha taught. Many of the best meditation techniques stem from Buddhism. These techniques are some of the most powerful and the most beneficial ways to meditate. That's why so many people practice them. Before you get started, however, let me give you a heads-up: There are some health risks and problems that can come from meditating. That's why…

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28 Different Types Of Yoga And Their Benefits [LIST]

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.  Between all these different yogic forms you might wonder just how you can choose the best one for you.  In this guide I'll show you the very best (and a few hilarious) forms and what they can do for you.   Whether you're beginner just looking to get started, or you're interested in mastering your knowledge and becoming a yoga teacher, you will get a lot out…

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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. These are some of the most powerful meditation techniques ever. Along with some powerful movement meditations, Bruce Lee used Taoist techniques. The benefits of those techniques are huge, too. When we learn how to do Taoist meditation techniques, we take control of Qi in the body and mind. The result is…

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Steps For Anapansati Meditation From Anapanasati Sutta

In this article we’ll be looking at how to do Anapanasati meditation technique, based on the actual anapansati sutta of Buddha. As a meditation teacher, this is the meditation techniques I teach the most. Buddha said this meditation techniques bears "great fruit" (meaning great benefit) when practiced regularly. It is a very important Buddhist meditation [READ: Buddhist meditations for beginners] Introduction to Anapanasati Meditation / Anapanasati Sutta By the end of this guide, you will know how to do Anapansati meditation correctly, based on Buddha's teachings from the Anapanasati Sutta. This will give you the power to stay calm no…

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How To Do Zen Meditation Techniques Like Zazen

Did you know that there are different types of Zen meditation techniques, the main being Zazen meditation? Each of the different types of Zen meditation has different benefits, so it is worth trying all of them. Zen meditation techniques are a variety of Buddhist meditation that are used by both beginners and masters. In this guide to Zen meditation techniques you'll learn how to do Zazen and other methods, along with the benefits, hand positions, sitting postures and the benefits. What are Zen Meditation techniques? Naturally, Zen meditation techniques they stem from the Zen Buddhist tradition. Zen is a school…

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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.  Yoda is one of our picks of the…

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

Did you know you can use mudras for weight loss, energy, depression and all other sorts of health situations? Some of the heath problems mudras can cure include: insomnia anxiety depression weight gain stress digestive problems It's been scientifically proven that the hand positions used in Hinduism, yoga and Buddhism can significantly boost your health and even help to alleviate some of the symptoms of diseases.  These healing hand gestures have been used in the East for thousands of years as part of traditional healing. And as we witness the rise in popularity of meditation and yoga here in the…

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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. I recommend using these apps together with some good old fashioned relaxing meditations for total serenity! When you're looking for that meditative chill, Virtual Reality apps are a good option. For starters there are these great meditation VR apps.  And there are lots of relaxing VR apps too. These VR apps are about sheer relaxation for when you're stressed or cant sleep and you just want to unwind. Read my…

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