Loving Kindness Meditation (Metta) Script & Benefits

Loving Kindness, also called Metta Bhavana, is an important Buddhist meditation and one of the most popular, with scripts from famous teachers like Sharon Salzberg, Tara Brach, Pema Chodron, Jack Kornfield, and me. But despite the popularity of this technique, there are still a lot of things most people don’t know about it. For instance,… Continue reading Loving Kindness Meditation (Metta) Script & Benefits

Zen Meditation Rooms -How To Make Your Dream Space

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If you’re a proud homeowner who loves meditation, why not create a zen room at home? In this guide we’ll cover: How to create a meditation space Ideas for decor Decorating tips Room styles   Colours How to incorporate plants, cushions, pillows, and everything else you need How To Make Your Zen Room  There are lots… Continue reading Zen Meditation Rooms -How To Make Your Dream Space

8 Buddhist Meditation Techniques For Beginners To Try

It’s a well known fact that the majority of meditation techniques in use today are derived from Buddhist practices, and most are suitable for beginners. Methods like Vipassana and Anapanasati directly come from Buddha’s teachings. And even modern techniques like Jon Kabat Zinn1s Body Scan Meditation are based on Buddhist philosophy. Indeed, Buddhist meditations are… Continue reading 8 Buddhist Meditation Techniques For Beginners To Try

Best Meditation Cushions We’ve Ever Used

There are several different types of meditation cushions, including zafus, zabutons, pillows, and mats. These cushions can help to improve your posture and to provide more support your knees and back. In turn, they will make it easier to meditate. If you’re a serious meditator, you need a good meditation seat to help you to… Continue reading Best Meditation Cushions We’ve Ever Used

4 Zen Meditation Techniques For Beginners To Try

Zen is a form of Mahayana Buddhism that employs various meditation techniques to develop concentration, most of which are suitable for beginners. There are many different concentration based exercises in Zen such as Kinhin (mindful walking), Zazen (formal meditation) koans (contemplation) and more. Let’s take a look at some of the most important techniques. Zen Meditation… Continue reading 4 Zen Meditation Techniques For Beginners To Try

5 Non Religious Meditations For Atheists, Agnostics

Even though meditation is sometimes thought of as a spiritial practice, there are many secular form of meditations that absolutely anyone can use, whether atheist, agnostic, or other. No matter what some hardcore religious folk might tell you, you have just as much right to meditate as anyone else.  There is no reason why the… Continue reading 5 Non Religious Meditations For Atheists, Agnostics

Zen Walking Meditation – Our Guide To Kinhin

I have taught Kinhin (traditional Zen walking) to many people in my private meditation lessons. Almost universally, my students find it grounding and relaxing. And it is also excellent for stress reduction. As with other styles of Zen meditation, there are specific ways to practise. So, let’s take a look. Guided Walking Meditation Script Find… Continue reading Zen Walking Meditation – Our Guide To Kinhin

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