Analytical Meditation – Your Key To A Better Mind

If you want to go further in meditation and achieve a better mind, try Analytical Meditation (Analytic Meditation). Analytical Meditation is one of the traditional Buddhist meditations and is very powerful. It takes us much further than the standard “Focused Attention” methods. That’s why I often teach this exercise in my online meditation lessons. Indeed,… Continue reading Analytical Meditation – Your Key To A Better Mind

Lojong Meditation Practice & Slogans To Train Your Mind

If you want to train your mind to be purer, practise Lojong meditation. The slogans below will help you to get started.  Many people enjoy this style of contemplative meditation, which is a core part of Tibetan Buddhism. When we do Lojong mind training, we use slogans or aphorisms to purify the mind and correct… Continue reading Lojong Meditation Practice & Slogans To Train Your Mind

Mantra Meditation for Beginners [Guided Script]

In this article, we will do a guided mantra meditation for beginners, with a script. Mantras are one of the most ubiquitous forms of meditation. We can find mantras in yoga, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and more. And they are very beneficial.  We use mantras to train the mind. And indeed you can use mantras to… Continue reading Mantra Meditation for Beginners [Guided Script]

Tonglen Meditation For Beginners [Script]

In this guide, we will look at Tonglen meditation for beginners. And I will share the Tonglen meditation script for you to practise at home. Tonglen meditation technique is an ancient practice that is all about cultivating compassion. Originally Tonglen was a Buddhist practice, and the seventh slogan of Lojong (Mind Training) in Tibetan Buddhism,… Continue reading Tonglen Meditation For Beginners [Script]

Buddhist Chanting Meditation For Beginners

This will be a complete guide to Buddhist chanting meditation for beginners.  If you have never tried chanting before, you will enjoy this simple exercise. I personally find it very relaxing. It’s one of my favorite types of Buddhist meditation, although chanting is also used in Hinduism yoga, and Christianity.  Let me show you a… Continue reading Buddhist Chanting Meditation For Beginners

10 Signs Of An Enlightened Person – Are You Enlightened?

Our mission here on THE DAILY MEDITATION is to help you achieve enlightenment. But you might wonder: What are the signs of an enlightened person? How can you tell is someone is enlightened? Enlightened people are all around us. But you might not spot them. After all, enlightened people are not the type of people… Continue reading 10 Signs Of An Enlightened Person – Are You Enlightened?

How To Be Mindful All The Time According To Buddha

One of the biggest challenges in mindfulness is simply knowing how to be mindful all the time. The trick is to use the Four Foundations of Mindfulness. You know what it’s like. You take your daily twenty-minute breaks to practice mindfulness (read our guide to mindfulness exercises). While you are meditating, you feel great. You… Continue reading How To Be Mindful All The Time According To Buddha

How To Become Spiritually Enlightened For REAL

Spiritual enlightenment can be achieved through meditation. But how enlightered are you. And how do you become more enlightened? Read on.

Want to know how to become enlightened? Ever wondered what spiritual enlightenment feels like? Sure, it might not happen overnight, but it is well worth the effort. Spiritual enlightenment is the highest state a person can achieve. It is the divine moment when you become one with the universe. It is like awakening from a… Continue reading How To Become Spiritually Enlightened For REAL

How To Get Rid Of Bad Karma And Build Good Karma [TUTORIAL]

Negative karma is one of the main reasons for unfortunate circumstances in life. If you want to change your life, change your karma. Shinnyo Buddhism helps. At the Shinnyo Buddhist Center in New York they teach different types of meditation technique that are used to create Nirvana, to end bad karma and bring good karma. Kindness and compassion are the keys.

9 Buddhist Mudras Everyone Needs To Know

In this guide, we will look at the best Buddhist mudras, including: Abhaya mudra Bhumisparsha mudra Vitarka mudra Dharmachakra mudra Dhayana mudra Vajra mudra Varada mudra Karana mudra Cosmic mudra (the position used in Zazen meditation) In my ultimate list of mudras, I revealed everything Buddhists need to know about the history, science, and background… Continue reading 9 Buddhist Mudras Everyone Needs To Know

How To Have A Positive Attitude Towards Life So Everything Feels Easier

When you know how to have a positive attitude towards life, everything feels so much easier.  Life does not have to be hard. There are ways to make life easy. Yes, I know, conventional wisdom says that life is hard. I beg to differ. We can make life easy if we choose to. It’s all … Continue reading How To Have A Positive Attitude Towards Life So Everything Feels Easier

50 Famous Buddhist Celebrities In Hollywood & Beyond

We couldn’t believe some of the famous Buddhist celebrities we found when we made our list (below). There are actors, singers, directors, politicians and sports people. Our jaws dropped when we heard about some of these famous celebrity Buddhist. I mean, did you know that Courtney Love is a famous Buddhist celebrity? And after the… Continue reading 50 Famous Buddhist Celebrities In Hollywood & Beyond

121 Buddhist Proverbs To Share With Your Friends

Buddhist proverbs are truly inspiring. In the Buddhist quotes below you can see all the wisdom of Buddha. Over the years, many beautiful minds have spoken or written about the Zen way of life. Eckhart Tolle. Thich Nhat Hanh, Jack Kornfield… and all the other spiritual gurus [READ: List of the Best Spiritual Gurus]  While… Continue reading 121 Buddhist Proverbs To Share With Your Friends

Tukdam Meditation Explained: How This Buddhist Monk Lived To 200

This 200 year old Buddhist has shocked scientists. He is alive and in Tukdam state.

Buddhist experts and scientists are saying that the 200-year-old monk who was discovered last week in Tukdam meditation in Mongolia is not dead. According to both the Buddhist tradition and Eastern science, the 200-year-old Buddhist monk is still alive and has now entered “Rainbow State.” Rainbow State means that a person becomes pure light (read Soonyata’s… Continue reading Tukdam Meditation Explained: How This Buddhist Monk Lived To 200

15 Breathing Meditation Techniques For Beginners

In this guide, we will look at proper breathing meditation techniques for beginners. You’ll learn exercises from Buddhism, yoga, and other systems. And I will provide a tutorial for each method. These techniques will have a profound effect on your mental health. They will help to reduce stress, increase focus, and promote relaxation, as has… Continue reading 15 Breathing Meditation Techniques For Beginners

10 Best Spiritual Movies And Spiritual Characters Of All Time

In this list, we’re going to look at the 10 best spiritual movies of all time and the spiritual characters who made them so darned good.   Through the years movies have given us insight into spirituality and philosophy and some movies have been so inspiring that they may have even led you to become spiritual… Continue reading 10 Best Spiritual Movies And Spiritual Characters Of All Time

What The Buddhist Mara Demon Teaches Us About Life And Attachments

Art of Buddhism's mara demon

Do you know the story from Buddhism of the mara demon and Buddha? It is a Buddhist teaching that is all about freeing your mind To free your mind, you need to know how to stop what Buddhism calls the Mara (demon) from controlling you. Just like how Buddha stopped Mara. While the Buddha was… Continue reading What The Buddhist Mara Demon Teaches Us About Life And Attachments

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