Monthly Archives: August 2011

Is Meditation Better Than Wine?

"Meditation refers to any of a family of practices in which the practitioner trains his or her mind or self-induces a mode of consciousness in order to realize some benefit." Wikipedia I was introduced to the practice of meditation in 1988, shortly after I started taking karate classes. At that time ...

Discover Who We Are: We Aren’t Who We Think We Are

Ironically, one of the main things that keeps us from awakening to our true nature is knowledge. We think we know things, and knowing these things keeps us from being awake. Our belief that we have true knowledge keeps us caught up in our perceptions, labels, and opinions, making them ...

Kabbalistic Concepts: Meditation

While meditation has become synonymous with spirituality, it's widely misunderstood and distorted. Which is a shame, because the way this tool is brought to light and life in the mystical tradition of Kabbalah, it's very powerful, doable, and holds the key to overcoming depression, taking control of our lives, and ...

Walking Meditation: Some Great Tips for How to Perform a Walking Meditation

Most of us think of meditation as sitting in the lotus position with the eyes closed, but there is a form of meditation called "walking meditation" that is wonderful, relaxing, and something you can do anytime, anywhere. This type of meditation is a way of finding time to meditate even while ...

Meditate Like a Zen Monk? There’s Only One Way

Meditate like a zen monk in a few minutes. The assertion appears repeatedly in any Google search for meditation techniques. The claim is that listening to audio meditation recordings containing entrainment media (binaural beats, monaural and isochronic tones) will duplicate the experience of a zen monk who has spent many ...

How to Walk on Sunshine Instead of Eggshells

Probably like you, I received parent advice when I was a child that I did not fully understand. On one of our family road trips I became bored, and positioned myself to look out the car's rear view window. My father had noticed me doing this and directed me to ...

The Secret Science Behind Meditation That Explains How It Works

Meditation is a practice first initiated by the Buddhists and has now successfully spread all over the world. Later on many scientific researches were conducted on the techniques of meditation after which it became evident that it truly does have a great beneficial effect on the health of a person. ...

How Do I Meditate?

The purpose of this writing is to teach you a meditation skill as quickly as possible, so that you can experience it today! Some people consider meditation the key to balancing the mind, body and soul, and the benefits of meditation are many including anxiety and stress reduction, gaining sharper mental ...