Samatha Meditation Technique [Scripts, Steps & Benefits]

In this guide, I will share the Samatha meditation technique, script, steps and benefits. Samatha meditation technique is one of the most important of all Buddhist meditation techniques. It stills the mind so we can focus and be less affected by mental phenomena. In this guide, I will teach you everything you need to know about Buddhist Samatha meditation. VIDEO VERSION httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BjLXF2fmgO8 What Is Samatha meditation technique? Samatha is one of the core disciplines of Buddhist meditation. The other is Vipassana technique [tutorial]. I've researched both these techniques in depth over the past decade, and have spoken with meditation teachers…

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10 Yoga Breathing Meditation Techniques & Exercises For Beginners

In this guide, we will look at all the best breathing meditation techniques for beginners, with exercises from Buddhism, yoga, other systems. These exercises can do wonders for both the mind and body. And science proves they work. You might be surprised by the sheer number of breathing meditation techniques there are in Buddhism, yoga, and other systems offer. There are hundreds. Some are ideal for beginners, some less so.  They range from modern techniques like Box Breathing to Buddhist methods like Nine Round Breathing and, my personal favourite, the Anapanasati method. As a meditation teacher, I am continually alarmed…

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10 Best Meditation Gifts For Buddhists & Mindfulness Lovers [2020 List]

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In this list, I'll be sharing all the best meditation gifts for Buddhists and mindfulness lovers.  You'll find all sorts of beautiful presents guaranteed to put a smile on their face. There's everything from malas to meditation cushions and more.    Best Meditation Gifts For Buddhists & Mindfulness Lovers  Let's take a look at the best meditation gifts for Buddhists. Note that if you are looking for yoga gift ideas, many of these will still work because, in my experience Buddhism, yoga and meditation tend to go together. People who like one tend to like all three.   There are romantic…

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How To Do Vipassana Meditation Technique At Home [Script]

In this guide, we will look at how to do Vipassana meditation technique at home, the Vipassana meditation script, and its benefits. This will give you access to your insight. As a meditation teacher, I personally use this method for twenty minutes every single day. From my personal experience and my experiencing teaching this method, I can say that it seriously help with health and happiness. It provides insight into the mind, and empowers us to be more in control of our thoughts and feelings. It is often learned and practised at Vipassana retreats. However, in my experience, it is…

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Smiling Buddha Meditation For Joy [TUTORIAL]

The Smiling Buddha Meditation is one of the best meditations for joy; one of the most positive emotions we humans can experience. To Buddha, joy was one of the most important emotions of all. As Buddha famously said: "You have no cause for anything but gratitude and joy." Joy is one of the 16 types of happiness [READ: Happiness Meditation Techniques]. It is different to sheer happiness because it is a more light-hearted, good-humoured emotion. While we could say, for instance, that we are happy and mean that deep down, we feel content, joy means we are specifically feeling that…

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The Anjali mudra hand position is the same position as prayer. A powerful mudra, Anjali offers many benefits. Read more in our guide to the steps and benefits of the Anjali mudra, below.

Anjali Mudra Benefits, Position & Meaning [Namaste Prayer Hand]

In this guide, we will look at the Anjali mudra position, it’s benefits and meaning This is the same hand gesture used to say “namaste” and in prayer. If you have ever wondered why people hold their hands in prayer, it is because of Anjali Mudra, a hand gestures with a specific position, meaning and benefits. The hand gesture didn't actually originate with prayer. It began with Hinduism and the use of different hand positions to create specific health benefits by utilising the acupressure points in the hands and the science of body language. Amazingly, this position isn’t only used…

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We Reveal The Hidden Meaning Of Om Mani Padme Hum

Have you ever wondered what the meaning of Om Mani Padme Hum is? The Om Mani Padme Hum mantra is a Buddhist mantra and song. It has a very significant meaning. All Buddhists or would-be Buddhists should know this one mantra. It is quoted throughout Buddhist texts and books, and it is an important reminder and lesson.  In THE DAILY MEDITATION's tutorial on Mantras we revealed all the most important mantras in the world. And "Om mani padme hum" is perhaps number one. You have likely heard Buddhists chanting this mantra in song. There are lots of Youtube videos that show…

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