Best Tibetan Singing Bowls For Sale Today — Buyers Guide

When it comes to buying singing bowls (online or offline) you really do have to know your stuff.  As a meditation teacher I have helped lots of people choose a singing bowl that was perfect for them. And in this guide I will help you to do exactly the same thing.  In this we will be looking at  Beginners introduction to bowls Top 5 singing bowls to buy online Best singing bowl for a cheap price Best singing bowl set Best Chakra singing bowl set Best crystal chakra singing bowl set  And the best antique Tibetan Singing bowl  Plus I will share lots…

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Your Ultimate Guide To Buddha Head Statues
Buddha head statues mean an awful lot. In this guide I will show you the meaning of BUddha head statues and the best ones to buy.

Your Ultimate Guide To Buddha Head Statues

Buddha head statues have become immensely popular over the past decade. And despite the fact that some people erroneously believe that these statues are offensive (more on this below), they make a wonderful addition to any meditation room. There are a wide range of Buddha statues available today. These Buddha statues vary from small table-top statues to very large garden statues. There are statues of Buddha in poses too, such as meditating Buddha statues and statues where Buddha is under the Bodhi tree (where he achieved enlightenment). One of the most popular of all statues, however, are the Buddha head…

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How To Stay Mindful All The Time According To Buddha

One of the biggest challenges in mindfulness is simply knowing how to stay mindful all the time. Thankfully, you can stay mindful using the Four Foundations Of Mindfulness. You know what it’s like. You take your frequent twenty-minute breaks to practice mindfulness (read our guide to mindfulness meditation). While you are meditating you feel great. You have that clear consciousnesses, that inner peace and relaxation. And everything is groovy, right? Then you stop meditating and honestly, how long does it take you to stop being mindful? For me, sometimes I can stay mindful all day. Other times something happens (like…

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Best Zen Books For Beginners To Read In 2019

 In this guide I'll be sharing with you all the best Zen books for beginners to read in 2019. Zen has become highly popular in the past 50 years. Today, there are hundreds of books about Zen Buddhism and the Zen mindset. Picking the best Zen book is not an easy feat. As a meditation teacher and author, I am often reading books about Zen Buddhism. Some suck. Some are okay. And then there are the absolute best Zen books in the world. This list of Zen books shares all the very best Zen books that I have personally read.…

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3 Reasons You’re NOT Happy (a Buddhist view)

Why are you unhappy? And what does Buddhism teach you about how to be happy? In this article, R.J shares his insights.  (Author: R.J from from Mindful Moments, a blog about mindful tips).  The oft-quoted, “Happiness comes from within,” makes for some great refrigerator art, but what does it actually mean, and how does one actually experience it? In this article, I will delve into some core Buddhist teachings. While you read, I invite you to pay particular attention to any personal connections that arise. So perhaps these Buddhist teachings can mean more than cliched quotes on a dorm-room picture…

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Ultimate Guide To Meditation Mantras For Beginners
Chanting mantras is good for your health, body, mind and spirit.

Ultimate Guide To Meditation Mantras For Beginners

Learn all about mantras and their use in Hinduism, Buddhism, yoga and other spiritual systems. These mantras can be used for health and beauty, for getting beautiful skin, for stopping stress and depression, and even for producing good fortune and business growth.

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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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Calm VS Headspace VS Everything–Best Meditation App 2019

Who wins in a fight of Calm VS Headspace? How about Simple Habit VS Buddhify? Or Insight Timer VS 10% Happier? What is the best free meditation app of 2019? As a meditation teacher I'm naturally pretty darned interested in different meditation apps. Reviews for Headspace, Calm and etc. are all over the internet. But I thought I'd share my opinion as a meditation teacher. There are so many different meditation apps available at the moment. I've been stuck on a perpetual cycle of Download / Install / Meditation / Repeat. So I thought I would review all the apps…

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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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Buddhist Loving Kindness Meditation Script And How To (Metta Meditation)

Anyone who has read the Buddhist loving kindness meditation script (below) knows how important it is to practice metta meditation. Metta meditation is is one of the most important types of Buddhist meditation. In my guide to the top 31 meditation techniques I discussed why Loving Kindness Meditation ( Metta ) is one of the most important meditations in the world.  Metta meditation is a technique with which you can create feelings of love and kindness, warm feelings that make your inner world a place of compassion. Once your inner world is made of compassion, your outer-world will be too.…

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Actually THIS Is How You Become A Meditation Teacher In 2019
You can become a meditation teacher. And you can succeed as a meditation teacher. This guide makes it easy.

Actually THIS Is How You Become A Meditation Teacher In 2019

Want to know how to become a meditation teacher? Training to be the next Thich Nhat Hanh? Want to know if you need to be certified to teach meditation? I'll cover all that and more in this guide.  Here's what we'll be looking at: About Meditation Teacher Training Certifications Do You Need A Meditation Teacher Training Certification? Who Will You Teach?   What type of meditation will you teach? Learning before you teach Contacting other meditation teachers Getting Insurance Setting Up Your Space Materials You Will Need To Teach Marketing For Meditation Teachers Advertising For Meditation Teachers Starting To Teach Meditation…

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5 Types Of Dance Meditation Movement-Minded People Will Love

Did you know that dance-meditations are one of the best ways to exercise your mind? You probably already know that dance is one of the most healthy hobbies there is. And of course, conscious movement exercises like the traditional yoga styles are excellent for you. But if you truly want to do an exercise that will help your mind and body, try dance meditations. There are so many benefits of dance meditation. And in many ways, it's better than seated meditation.  Why You Should Try Dance Meditation Dance-Meditations have existed for more than 4000 years. They became very popular in…

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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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17 Best Buddhist Quotes That Will Actually Change You
A beautiful photograph of a Buddhist monk at a monestary. Do you believe in ancient Buddshit wisdom? Leave a comment at the bottom.

17 Best Buddhist Quotes That Will Actually Change You

Here are 18 Buddhist quotes that inspire us all to believe in the wisdom of Buddha.   1. Buddha's wisdom on living with compassion We Buddhists revere compassion. One of Buddha’s most inspiring life quotes is: "Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike". — Buddha quote. Enlightened people invariably have high levels of compassion. Compassion can change the world. If everyone acted compassionately the world would soon be a peaceful, love-filled place. And compassion can also change your life as an individual. It has been scientifically proven that compassion makes us healthier and happier and even makes us more likely…

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We Reveal How To Become Enlightened [TUTORIAL]
Spiritual enlightenment can be achieved through meditation. But how enlightered are you. And how do you become more enlightened? Read on.

We Reveal How To Become Enlightened [TUTORIAL]

Want to know how to become enlightened? Ever wondered what spiritual enlightenment feels like?  Spiritual enlightenment is the highest state a person can achieve. Spiritual enlightenment is the divine moment when you become one with the world. (Read: guide to oneness) What It Feel Like To Reach Spiritual Enlightenment What is enlightenment, really? Spiritual enlightenment is the magical moment when you connect with your higher self and realise your true potential.  In Emptiness Dancing, Adyashanti compares spiritual enlightenment to waking from a dream. When you’re asleep you absolutely believe in the reality of the dream. If you think you are…

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How To Practice Bhakti Yoga Meditation Properly In 2019

In this article I'll be looking at how to practice Bhakti yoga meditation properly.   But first: What is Bhakti yoga? Bhakti yoga is an ancient meditation technique  that stems from Hinduism and Buddhism. In my guide to the most important 31 meditation techniques I shared many of the best yoga meditations. In Bhakti meditation, the aim is to make the mind one with a deity, object or person.  For instance, Buddhists would use Bhakti meditation to become one with Buddha (you can do this by meditating on a Buddha statue). This is similar to the Buddhist idea of oneness and is…

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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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6 Best Buddha Statues For Sale For Home, Garden And How To Choose

In this guide we will be looking at the best Buddha statues for sale online and how you can choose the best Buddha statue for your home or garden.  But first: Why A Buddha statue?  . Buddha statues are one of the most important type of spiritual sculptures you can have in your home or garden. I personally always recommend incorporating a Buddha statue when you are creating your meditation room.  But there are several important things to bear in mind when you buy Buddha statues.  Did you know: Different meditating Buddha statues mean different things and show different Buddhist mudras.  …

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How To Do Dhyana Meditation From Yoga Properly
Did you learn dhyana meditation in yoga? If so, was it taught correctly?

How To Do Dhyana Meditation From Yoga Properly

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Dhyana yoga (or "dhyana meditation technique) is the 7th limb of yoga. And it's kind of a big deal in Buddhism and Hinduism too, as I'll explain in just a moment.  If you're into yoga or Buddhism, you really must learn this meditation technique. You may already have heard of it. Dhyana yoga meditation is taught in yoga classes quite commonly. Unfortunately Dhyana meditation is very often taught incorrectly. Many yoga instructors teach Dhyana meditation the wrong way. We asked our Facebook fans how their yoga instructor had explained Dhyana meditation. 43 of them said they had been told that Dhyana…

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