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I Love Meditation

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    Meditation Is Bliss!

    This is only time when I am with myself. When I start meditation, it takes a little while to get into the right mode. But once I am are able to free my mind from thoughts, Its PURE BLISS. Just calmness and serenity inside me. For that duration, I'm beyond time and everything else...
    skythrill skythrill 41-45, M 2 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    The Empty Mind, Open To Anything

    There is a wide difference between the empty mind and the mind which is relaxed and controlled so that only good can survive therein. The unoccupied mind is an open invitation for entry by unwanted forces.  The relaxed mind which doesn't get in the way of spiritual sight is the...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 6 Responses Sep 12, 2012

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    It'S Great!

    Personally I think meditation is the best therapy people spend thousands of money on therapists and pills when really none of them actually help meditation has helped with my stress and depression, u feel so much more relaxed and happy within you're self afterwards, I mainly...
    tasharyan tasharyan 22-25, F 6 Responses Feb 19, 2013

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    There is a lot of science

    now promoting "mindfulness meditation", and other things. I would like that, although meditation does have benefits, and for example it improves concentration, the most important reason to do it: it is a natural talent that you used to do when you were a baby, and it helped you...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M Jun 5

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    Balance

    I need to find balance again! I used to meditate regularly, and loved it! I felt my thoughts become more organized, and clear. lately I've been feeling like my thought jump one right into another. I need to find my inner peace again. Can't wait. :)
    bluebird077 bluebird077 26-30, F Oct 20, 2013

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    I recently heard about Orgasmic Meditation

    (OMing) through One Taste and really, really want to try it. I'm about to find out whether there is a group in my area that I can join. Does anyone have any experience with this? Was it a good or bad experience? I'm sooo curious about it!
    notthis78 notthis78 36-40, F 1 Response May 13

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    What The Heck IS Yoga, Anyway?

    Back when it was young in the west, Yoga was explained to me by a practitioner from India as being a method of finding God, one part of the word meaning union, the other part meaning God. I learned it as a way to go within and actually change the brain and nervous system directly...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 3 Responses May 14, 2013

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    I meditate whenever I can,

    it helps me have a clear mind and allows to me to think calmly. I don't think of a image when I am meditating. When I meditate, I see nothing. I just focus on my breathing and that is all I need. I can think when I am outside of meditation, when I am within I don't need to...
    TenguMomiji TenguMomiji 16-17, F Sep 9

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    Things I Learned From A Lawyer Who Sold His Ferrari

    I just met Julian Mantle, a successful and smart American lawyer who had nothing in mind but work. One day, he suddenly fainted in the middle of the courtroom. When he woke up, his doctor gave him two options: give up being a lawyer or give up life. That was his wake up call. He...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 31, 2013

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    I love it. :Dyeah. I had to put this out there.

    It helps me in so many ways. Like getting over fear, helping me find answers, or simply relax. :D Hmmm.... I shall share my technique: I usually do it outside, I have a incense lit, I have it for what I am aimed for (if I am working on Chakras, I light an incense for the chakra...
    JessieTheGreekGoddess JessieTheGreekGoddess 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    Meditation? At first Cz I had to

    and well now Love it. I have something Some a People call it Indigo or more like Crystal for Me now (well those just term, though so would be easier to understand cz there's term for this kinda People) Well, I said above is why I had to meditation cz like there's fire In Me...
    fr33w1ll1 fr33w1ll1 26-30, M Apr 18

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    Through meditation and by giving full attention

    to one thing at a time, we can learn to direct attention where we choose. - Eknath Easwaran
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M May 23

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    When Meditation Makes You Stop Breathing

    I have already seen it mentioned on EP that meditation can result in the cessation of the breath. It is the natural result of the relaxation needed to experience That Beingness Within, and when breath is stopped through the practice of Kriya it has nothing to do with leaving the...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 13 Responses May 30, 2012

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    I have been trying to meditate

    and thought I would share this information on beginning mediation. Let me know if it helps you find some peace in the chaos of the world! Some of the writing has been modified from the original. What led you to meditation? I started looking at the self-help industry, and...
    hapsoul hapsoul 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 3

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    Meditation Is A Way Of Life

    I was told of the benefits of meditation many years back but never got started.The day came when i decided to start and i have not regretted it.I started without any expectations.I use the breathing method and when i have any questions i consult my online master.So far i...
    unshakable unshakable 61-65, F 5 Responses Nov 14, 2009

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    Prayer is when you talk to God; meditation is

    when you listen to God. ~ Diana Robinson
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 2 Responses May 27

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    Lately I have began meditating more on a

    regular basis. I decided a couple of months ago to not do so much and spend more me time. I'm exploring different types of meditations. I sometimes get my candles and crystals and listen to some nice youtube videos on meditation in the evenings or mornings before going to work...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 10

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    Many people cannot believe how simple

    Ho’oponopono practice is! This ancient Hawaiian healing modality brought to us by famous Hawaiian healer Morrnah Nalamuku Simeona and later on simplified and practically applied by Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len – with absolutely miracle results. When I found about Ho’oponopono...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 2

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    From experience i wish everybody

    who is suffering from stress, depression and anxiety to try forms of meditation because it helps to let go and except what is happening in the now. Buddhist monks call it present moment awareness and to remember what you are which is spiritually whole that is not separated from...
    Whales915 Whales915 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 14

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    I really am another person

    after started meditation. It is surreal.
    pattiemorais pattiemorais 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 20

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    Why Love Hurts (2)

    How do we avoid pain? First, we have to understand what true love is. Understanding love is not easy. It takes faith, maturity and acceptance. It took me 34 years to finally understand what love is. Because true love is not what most of us think it is. When you fall in love, you...
    lanie2013 lanie2013 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 23, 2013

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    Walking meditation is one of the most

    widespread forms of Buddhist practice, and has the advantage that it can be done anytime we’re walking. It’s sometimes used as a way to break up periods of sitting meditation, giving the body a rest, but is frequently done as a meditation practice in its own right. The...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Meditation can get you high off of you just

    "being you." Imagine getting buzzed off of an energy field that is so powerful, it takes nothing more than you dropping into yourself to experience it. Here's all you have to do: 1. Sit quietly. 2. Close your eyes. 3. Focus on your breath in and out. 4. Allow yourself to "be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Mar 27

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    How I Realized To Realize

    In the pursuit of Self Realization for the last many years, I had travelled to many spiritual places, ashrams and met many Gurus and studied psychological, philosophical and spiritual books. I had attended many spiritual satang, Philosophical and Intellectual discussions all...
    VisionAndViews VisionAndViews 61-65, M 2 Responses Jun 27, 2012

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    Go With the Flow.

    Picture yourself floating down a quiet river on a big rubber raft.  The river bed is just a few feet below you.  If you look over the side of the raft you can see pebbles shinning up from the sand.  The river banks are just a few feet away.  You can almost...
    PiscesDream PiscesDream 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 22, 2008

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    Just Being

    This is it. Nothing more and nothing less. It is that simple. It is about this moment in time.
    2020dreamscreen 2020dreamscreen 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 2, 2013

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    There are many ways of mediating

    but i'm still trying to find the perfect one for me the one that would work and is right! It's quite difficult to find which one works as i always wonder if i'm doing it properly or right! So can anyone suggest me any meditation i could try?
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    Varieties of Meditation

    B reathing Meditation - Sit down, think "inhale" on the in breath, think "exhale" on the out breath, and let those be your only thoughts.  Benefits include peace of mind and equanimity about current physical and social states.  This is an...
    Honir Honir 26-30, M 3 Responses May 13, 2009

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    Resuming Meditation

    I want to resume practicing meditation daily. A year back I used to meditate daily, sometimes twice a day. Then it got to a point where I became afraid and stopped. The 'inner demon' I am talking about, that is. I guess that's a hurdle every meditation practitioner has to face...
    deleted deleted 26-30 6 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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    I meditate , every morning

    and evening , but not in a normal sense, it's move of a me time , and a time for peaceful thought and reflection , but in now way is it , for religious reason
    spiritualape spiritualape 36-40, M Aug 25

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    As a person who suffers from a restless mind I

    find meditation can really help. Practice "let it go" and leave everything to the outside.
    agreathouse agreathouse 26-30, F 5 Responses Aug 31

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    macherxo macherxo 22-25, F Jan 17

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    i believe in dynamic meditation ,

    when u can be in meditative state while eating drinking or having sx
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 12

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    guided meditation(my Zen) just relax.

    no thought for the moment is required. just let go, let it in, muse on it. no pain, no struggle,strife, or problems. these things do not exsist in the reality you are now in. focus on one thing. you exsist. feel it in yourself that you exsist. exsistance knew without you it...
    cjraquarius cjraquarius 22-25, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Om Mani Padme Hum is an amazing mantra song on

    YouTube, instantly puts me In a good mood
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    Let Your Mind Wonder

    Meditation is diffferent for everybody. Some use it as an escape from reality others to strengthen themselves. How you choose to use it is up to you. Meditation to me is a way to get away from all the negative things that are going on in my life and think of the positive things...
    LightningDancer LightningDancer 18-21, F 1 Response May 15, 2013

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    The Incredible Lightness Of Love

    Turn off your cell phones, TVs, and computers. Relax and find a space to clear your mind. Light candles and listen to peaceful music. Quiet the mind like a lake of crystal clear water, calm without a ripple. Turn within and listen to what God wants you to know. Light the candle...
    EnergeticAscent EnergeticAscent 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    I'm finally learning how to deeply meditate!

    I am so happy! I have Ben using guided hypnosis medications and yoga meditation apps for a while now to help myself relax.. Well I was finally able to meditate on my own to soft music for 20 minutes-- 15 of those minutes nonstop! I felt like I was floating and like I was deep...
    faithhopelove13 faithhopelove13 18-21 1 Response Jul 10

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    Does anyone do a particular position

    or focus on a particular image when meditating? I tend to repeat an affirmation, and within, I get visions. My time for meditation is usually at nighttime. How about you?
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 6

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    I really need help with meditation.

    . My brain really can't let go. I've never once cleared my head.. Maybe in my sleep, but most nights I have very lucid to mildly lucid dreams. I have never been drunk or high or even on anesthesia.. So I don't know what it's like to not be in control of my thoughts (or body). I...
    lostwonderingsoul lostwonderingsoul 16-17, F 5 Responses Jun 5

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    Hi everyone! I would really like to hear about

    some creative meditation techniques if you'd like to share! :)
    SpiritSound SpiritSound 26-30, F May 18

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    Persevere , Seek Truth,

    Cultivate Compassion. That is about the central theme that I find in my study of the theory of meditation, and is basically what makes my time in both stillness and motion most effective.
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    Just posted about meditation in my tumblr go

    check it out. http://chanelconoco.tumblr.com
    someoneforyou12 someoneforyou12 22-25, F Oct 16

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    What Is The Best Meditation?

    WHAT IS THE BEST MEDITATION METHOD? If one wants only relaxation for relaxation's sake, then he need not be extra choosy in picking a method. But if his desires are the loftiest it will take discrimination to land a meditation technique which accommodates the...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 8 Responses Sep 1, 2013

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    A Nun's Schedule

    A yogini (female yogi), a monastic at the organization created by Paramahansa Yogananda to spread Kriya, was asked about her schedule. I don't have notes, so this is from memory: "I get up at four to meditate.  I join the other monastics at seven for meditation which ends with...
    nelladell nelladell 70+, F 10 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    Here's a simple meditation technique meant to

    cleanse the bodies aura/energies.. And make room for awakenings. That benefits beginners and beyond ~ can be done for seconds .. or for hours and alone or in a room of people. The 'imagery' will change in time and will usually grow very different for each person, this is just...
    magentafoxfire magentafoxfire 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    Meditation has really done wonders

    for me in my life. When I was younger I used to have a hard time being able to focus on things and constantly was struggling to pay attention in my classes; it was really a problem.. but then when I was in 8th grade I read about meditation and started giving it a try. For about...
    Nybjar Nybjar 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 20

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    I use pre-recorded apps

    and online podcasts to walk me through my meditations. I'm big into yoga but have found quite a liking for meditation lately. It really does work! Any one can do it.. You just need to dedicate a little time to relax. I love laying down on my bed, closing my eyes, listening to...
    faithhopelove13 faithhopelove13 18-21 1 Response Dec 15

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    During my teenage years I struggled with

    self-acceptance, sexuality, depression and a multitude of other issues which disrupted my peace of mind and impaired my quality of life. Because our school psychologist was kind and well-meaning but not very effective, I was referred to a psychiatrist - an elderly Hungarian...
    EmperorJulian EmperorJulian 46-50, M 3 Responses Nov 11

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    “When you inhale, you are taking the strength

    from God. When you exhale, it represents the service you are giving to the world.” — B.K.S. Iyengar
    squizz5 squizz5 41-45, M 1 Response Jan 2

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    I have this part of technique to try still in

    full according to the books - how ever I unintentionally did a few in my life already , named it self introspection on FB , turns out it was raja yoga meditation when I read about it this year along with the different types of yoga , there are some of the other techniques I did...
    stephenrko stephenrko 31-35, M Aug 23

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