Meditation Gurus

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Daily Meditation – Jiddu Krishnamurti

Daily Meditation with Krishnamurti I first came across the philosophies of J Krishnamurti in 2007, when my youngest son went to work at Brockwood Park School in Hampshire, UK, a school that is run by the Krishnamurti Trust and follows the Krishnamurti philosophy on education and practices daily … [Read More...]

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Shri Satya Narayan Goenka and Vipassana Meditation

  Vipassana Meditation Living in the heart of Herefordshire in the UK, I am fortunate to be in close contact with more than one spiritual tradition. At Harwood End in Herefordshire is a meditation center that teaches Vipassana meditation and runs residential Vipassana Retreats. The Vipassana … [Read More...]

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Thomas Merton and Mindful Meditation

  Make Mindful Meditation a Daily Habit Some years ago I was privileged to belong to a Thomas Merton group. The group met once a month in the Golden Valley, Hereford, UK, in a wonderful little cottage overlooking Dore Abbey Church. Another even greater privilege was that the group was led by … [Read More...]

Meditation for Beginners

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How to Meditate Properly

    Most people who are new to meditation want to know how to meditate properly. What is important to remember here is that there are many forms of meditation and what is right for … [Read More...]

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How to Practice Meditation

    There are many people who want to know how to practice meditation and who believe it is something that is either alien to them or beyond them. We hear of monks and spiritual gurus … [Read More...]

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How to Incorporate Meditation Practice into Your Everyday Life

Plan Your Meditation Practice in Advance Meditation will only have a positive effect on your life if you make a habit of it. That habit may initially be no more than 5 minutes a day, but the … [Read More...]

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Nature Sounds for Meditation

  Silent meditation may not be something you would choose when you first start to meditate, or even when you are more experienced for that matter. It is of course a matter of preference, but … [Read More...]

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Six Types Of Meditation

6 Different Types of Meditation to Get You Started With so many different types of meditation available it is important to be aware of the different practices that are available. You also need to … [Read More...]

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Meditation Video for Beginners

Meditation  Can Seem Quite Daunting for Beginners It is often advisable to watch a video to help to get you in the mood and to teach you the basics of meditation practice.  This is a video … [Read More...]

Meditation Practices

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Meditation for Stress Relief – Is it Enough to Avoid Disease?

There is no doubt that meditation is an excellent way to achieve stress relief.  But is that enough to ensure that chronic stress doesn't affect our immune systems and make us ill? This … [Read More...]

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Meditation Practice Can Help You Remain Disease Free

Research into whether meditation practice can improve our health and longevity has been going on for years and although much of the evidence has been empirical, the fact that there are yogis who live … [Read More...]

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Mindfulness Meditation and Moderate Exercise Improve Health and Wellbeing

Does Mindfulness Meditation Make us Healthier? In this day and age when so much money is being spent on finding cures for every illness under the sun, not to mention the numerous vaccinations … [Read More...]

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Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Moderate stress in our lives can in fact be a positive. It keeps us alert and we respond appropriately to external stimuli. However an excess of stress can be extremely detrimental leading to adrenal … [Read More...]

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What is Mindfulness Meditation?

The thing I love most about meditation is that it can become an integral part of our daily lives. Mindfulness meditation is particularly relevant to this way of living. With the increase of interest … [Read More...]

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The Emotional Benefits of Meditation

Study Shows Emotional Benefits of Meditation Over the last decade there has been an increasing interest in discovering what causes ill health. One apparent cause that is often cited is the emotional … [Read More...]