Best Meditation Music Artists Who Make You Relax

In this list of the best meditation music artists, I will be sharing tunes from all over the world, chosen by me, a meditation teacher and musician for more than 30 years. We will look at all the best meditation music of different styles, including Zen meditation music, Indian, Chinese, Tibetan and more. And we… Continue reading Best Meditation Music Artists Who Make You Relax

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

 In this guide, we’ll look at how to Zen your home. Our houses and apartments can either help us relax or make us stressed. Clutter, mess, and bad decor can cause bad moods, stress, and the general inability to feel Zen. This was recently proven. Jeanne E. Arnold, Anthony P. Graesch, and Enzo Ragazzini (researchers… Continue reading How To Zen Your Home To Make It Relaxing To Be In

Loving Kindness Meditation Script (Metta Bhavana) – Short & Long

I love teaching the Buddhist Loving Kindness Meditation script (Metta Bhavana) in my online meditation lessons. Because it fills us so full of, well, love and kindness of course.  You might have seen the Metta meditation scripts of famous meditation teachers like Sharon Salzberg, Tara Brach, Pema Chodron, Jack Kornfield and others. Maybe you tried… Continue reading Loving Kindness Meditation Script (Metta Bhavana) – Short & Long

Ultimate Guide To Buddhist Meditation Techniques For Beginners

There are lots of different Buddhist meditation techniques for beginners. And each has its own benefits. When you use these meditations, you will learn to understand and control your mind.  The purpose of meditation in Buddhism, according to Kamalashila [12th Abbot of Nalanda University], is to create a calm, luminous mind and to reach enlightenment.… Continue reading Ultimate Guide To Buddhist Meditation Techniques For Beginners

Best Meditation Cushions For Bad Knees & Bad Backs

Choosing the right meditation cushion is important to your practice. Your meditation cushion should be comfortable and provide good support for your posture. Read our guide to the best meditation cushions below.

In my list of the best meditation cushions for bad kneed and backs, you’ll find zafus, zabutons, pillows and mats. These cushions will improve your posture and help you to meditate. 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… Continue reading Best Meditation Cushions For Bad Knees & Bad Backs

4 Zen Meditation Techniques Beginners Need To Know

In this guide to Zen meditation techniques, beginners will learn how to do Zazen meditation and other methods. We will also look at the benefits of Zen meditation. And for beginners, we will discuss posture and hand positions.    Each of the different types of Zen meditation has various benefits. That’s why it is worth… Continue reading 4 Zen Meditation Techniques Beginners Need To Know

5 Non Religious Meditations For Atheists, Agnostics

Yes, there are non-religious meditations for atheists and agnostics. And no matter what some hardcore religious people might tell you, you have just as much right to practice meditation as anyone else. If you’re an atheist, agnostic or, well, anyone else, you can meditate. As a mindfulness teacher, I’ve taught non-religious meditation to atheists and… Continue reading 5 Non Religious Meditations For Atheists, Agnostics

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

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

Ultimate Guide To Zen Walking Meditation Technique [Kinhin]

In this tutorial, we will look at Zen walking meditation technique (Kinhin). You will find this meditation very soothing and relaxing. Zen walking meditation technique (“Kinhin”) is a traditional form of Buddhist mindfulness with many health benefits. It is used in Chan Buddhism, yoga (through the teaching of Swami Sivananda and Swami Satyananda) and Theravada… Continue reading Ultimate Guide To Zen Walking Meditation Technique [Kinhin]