Zen sitting meditation (zazen) is a mindfulness practice in the Japanese Buddhist tradition—a gentle practice that anyone can do alone or as part of a group. Zen meditation has a proven, positive impact on physical, mental, and emotional health.
The rose represents many different levels of spiritual development from the tightly closed green bud which hides its folds of blooms in the calyx to the fully fledged rose that has opened to its limit.
Meditation is a practice, where an individual uses a technique to focus one’s mind on a particular object, thought, or activity so as to train attention and awareness. By engaging in a particular meditation practice we can learn the patterns and habits of our mind.
Being alone is not a bad thing. In fact, it may bring us closer to the peace of mind we all crave so much. Learn simple and effective ways to use your time in solitude to achieve happiness.
Zen is a difficult concept to understand. We often overthink life so much, that we do not take the time to enjoy the experiences it holds for us. Live in the moment!
Meditation gestures are really a type of body language in which the meditative individual is expressing through the body the inner workings of the mind and soul.
You keep hearing how meditation is beneficial for personal growth, spirituality, witchcraft—you just can't sit still long enough to find out. Guess what? You don't have to sit still to meditate.
We are going to step outside of ourselves; we are going beyond what we think we are. We are going to realise the infinite amongst the finite.
Two of the most effective self-help tools are meditation and hypnosis. Both have impressive science confirming their success. Combine the two, and you have guided meditation.
Meditation can be intimidating. It can seem overwhelming or strange. But is it? Read on to find out the truth about meditation.
I practised transcendental meditation, or TM, for 17 years. Why did I give up? Would I recommend it to others? What can it do for you?
A step-by-step guide for beginners who want to learn Zentangle Art to practice mindfulness and de-stress.
The relaxation response is a restful state that brings about many benefits to our general health and well-being. Better sleep and rejuvenation are just two of these advantages. Thus, by eliciting the relaxation response, we are that much closer to managing the stress in our lives.
A meditation retreat can be a powerful experience. From "going silent," to sitting in a meditation pose for hours, magical things began to happen.