Best Meditation Music Artists Who Make You Relax


In this list of the best meditation music I will be sharing tunes from all over the world, chosen by me, a meditation teacher and musician for more than 30 years (Hi.). We will look at all the best meditation music of different styles, including Zen meditation music, Indian, Chinese, Tibetan and more. And we […]

Garden Meditation Design Ideas & Tips

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In this tutorial, we will be looking at how to make a meditation garden, with lots of design ideas for inspiration. I simply love the energy in a beautiful garden. And one of the best ways to make your garden even better is to create a garden meditation area. A garden meditation area is a […]

How To Zen Your Home To Make It Relaxing To Be In

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Once you know how to Zen your home, it will be so much easier to relax in your house or apartment. In this guide we’ll look at how to make a Zen home. Of course the main benefit of this is sheer relaxation. Relaxing is something a lot of us struggle with. I personally find it […]

9 Best Zen Books Beginners Will Love In 2021

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 In this guide, I’ll be sharing with you all the best Zen books for beginners to read in 2021. Buddhism has become highly popular in the past 50 years. Today, there are hundreds of books about Buddhism and the philosophies therein.  Picking the best Zen book is not an easy feat. As a meditation teacher […]

Loving Kindness Meditation (Metta) Script, How To, & Benefits

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(The Buddhist Loving Kindness Meditation Script (Metta meditation script) is a prayer (or simply words) that we use for developing kindness and compassion. It is one of the most important Buddhist techniques for beginners.  The technical, Buddhist name for this technique is Metta Bhavana, metta meaning compassion and bhavana meaning cultivating. Metta Bhavana (Buddhist Loving […]

Zen meditation Room: Ideas For Your Zen Space

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In this guide, I am going to share my best ideas for Zen meditation rooms at home. I’ll show you how to design a meditation room you can relax in so your home will be more Zen.  If you’re a proud homeowner who loves meditating, you are going to get so much out of this […]

Buddhist Meditation For Beginners: What You Need To Know

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There are lots of different types of Buddhist meditation for beginners to learn. In this tutorial on Buddhist meditation, which in Buddhism is called Bhavana and Jnana I will guide you through all the most important practices, and their scripts and benefits. As a meditation teacher, I have helped many people to learn Buddhist meditation […]

Best Meditation Cushions For Bad Knees & Backs

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In my list of the best meditation cushions to buy, you’ll find Zafus, Zabutons, pillows and mats to use for meditation and yoga  If you’re a serious meditator, you need a good meditation seat to help you to meditate in the correct sitting posture. The best meditation cushions offer back support that corrects your posture. […]

Zen Meditation Techniques Beginners Need To Know

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In this guide to Zen meditation techniques, beginners will learn how to do Zazen meditation and other methods, along with the benefits, hand positions, and sitting postures. Each of the different types of Zen meditation has various benefits, so it is worth trying all of them. And if you follow our newsletter, you certainly will […]

5 Non Religious Meditations For Atheists And Agnostics

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Yes, there are non-religious meditations for atheists and agnostics. And no matter what some hardcore religious people might try to tell you, you have just as much right to practice any exercise as anyone else has, whether you’re atheist, agnostic or, well, anyone else. As a mindfulness teacher, I’ve taught non-religious meditation to atheists and […]

Zen Gardens: What You Need To Know About Japanese Rock Gardens

how to make a japanese rock garden for zen

In this tutorial, we will look at how to make a Japanese Rock Garden (Zen garden) at home. You’ll learn the benefits of rock garden landscaping, how to use them for meditation, and how to tend to your sand/gravel in a mindful way. If you love DIY and Zen, you will also definitely want to […]

121 Buddhist Proverbs To Share With Your Friends [Quotes List]

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 […]

What The Buddhist Mara Demon Teaches Us About Life And Attachments

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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 […]

Zen Walking Meditation Techniques You Need To Know [Kinhin]

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In this tutorial we will look at the Zen walking meditation technique (Kinhin), and its benefits. This is a great complement to seated meditation s it gets your body moving.  Zen walking meditation techniques, or “Kinhin”, is a traditional form of Buddhist mindfulness that offers many health benefits. It is one of my favourite Chan […]