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    I need to remind myself

    that things are not always perfect all the time.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 6

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    It's been an amazing discovery

    and an eye opener to what the future can be- it's all up to me :)
    AN76 AN76 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    I adore meditation in my large tub with

    warm/hot water. I think I made my water too hot because I'm now wobbling around the house haha My aura is purple. I saw it color the bath water. and I feel a bit freer and more connected with myself. I had the thought at the beginning that only if I cut my body away from my head...
    queenjellyfish queenjellyfish 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Today i have felt those vibration of Obe in

    meditation, usually its ringing and heart pounding before obe for me. This is the first time i felt that. Near the end of 1hr session my body was doing involuntary vigorous breathing n then i felt it, as if that same pounding of heart of obe was spread all over my body, felt...
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I had a really full on day at work

    and had a headache all afternoon. So when I got home I just laid on my bed and done a 15min guided meditation, and my headache went, I felt more awake and so much less stressed :) I wish everyone would at least give it a chance
    strawberryblonde89 strawberryblonde89 26-30, F 4 Responses Feb 11

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    so so much. Meditation save my life

    so many times. Meditation is my life
    Thedepressedgirlatthewindow Thedepressedgirlatthewindow 16-17, F 2 Responses May 8

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    https://youtu.be/YhcgX1VHsgk Before I meditate.

    This is one of my pre clearance choices.
    complex7 complex7 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 25

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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 66-70, F 13 Responses May 30, 2012

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    Just now I meditated with an amethyst quartz

    and holy ****. It was as if I wasn't even in this world anymore. Every breath felt so good & I felt one with something that I believe to be my inner self. I experienced involuntary twitching & I could literally feel all of the vibrations in my body. A truly amazing experience. I...
    accebergnimelf accebergnimelf 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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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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    Meditation gives u peace

    because u resolve many suppressed emotions and u exhaust ur karma. For example a lady meditator was there who used to feel alot of depression, once her guru called her and asked her to meditate infornt of him. In meditation she had a vision that she is in England, and in that...
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 21

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    I meditated for the first time today.

    I meditated for 20 minutes, and when I was finished I felt very calm and focused. I am also noticing background noises a lot, I can hear the clock ticking and little faint noises in the background that I never use to pay attention too. I look forward to doing it again tomorrow.
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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, 2014

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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 66-70, F 10 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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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, 2014

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    I have had epeliptic seizures

    since I was 11 (means flashing lights can trigger seizures) I am a 14 year old male Here are the causes for a seizure: flashing lights, stress, too much time on phone or computer and not enough sleep I am 14 years old and I am a very spiritual person eg into meditating peace...
    Glider10 Glider10 13-15, M 1 Response Feb 21

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    Meditation helps me to become more grounded in

    the moment. I can slow down and see past disappointments and future worries as just mind activity. These thoughts are like passing clouds and meditation has helped me to acknowledge this. When the clouds part, there is just "now" and that is always an opportunity. I love...
    2020dreamscreen 2020dreamscreen 26-30, M 3 Responses May 10

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    When kundalini awakens u dont have to do

    meditation, it happens. All the physical and breathing exercises necessary for u just happens involuntarily when u sit for meditation. Kundalini is like a mother, it supervises ur growth just like mother nature takes care of babies, their physical and mental.development. Like...
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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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, 2014

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    I feel chanting Of AUM very relaxing.

    It feels like my whole body is vibrating in sync with the word
    cloudroamer cloudroamer 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    Lately something new has begun happening,

    not all the time but sometimes and today it was very strong for a few seconds. First off, sometimes when I meditate, or about to go to sleep, when I am very relaxed I see a Bright dot, almost white dot where the third Eye is (my 2 Eyes are of course Close and where i see the...
    LoveUnite LoveUnite 26-30, F 1 Response May 16

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    Some details of chakra system : Mooladhara

    -"Foundation" or Root Chakra-Darduri Siddhi or Frog Jump Siddhi can occur. Can rise in the air by various degrees. Whatever one thinks will happen. There is memory of past life experiences. Security, inner purity, softness of the voice, the burning of all negative karma. The...
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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    "Meditation is a simple process

    that gives you a little distance from your own mind and your own body," explains realized yogi, Sadhguru. "You have probably heard of the word 'Buddha.' 'Bu' means 'buddhi,' or the intellect. 'Dha' means 'dada,' or one who is above. One who is 'above his intellect' is a Buddha...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 7 Responses Apr 11

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    I have started exercising

    and meditating 5 times a day, replacing mindless tv watching with watching less mindless things, stopped fapping since realizing it sucks out all your drive ( sexual energy) and hopefully will look up steve job's fruitarian diet. I think eating all kinds of carbs fats requires...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jul 6

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    ... or rather I'm learning to love it.

    I've always had this nagging voice in my head telling me to do something, I never knew what that inner voice was trying to tell me. I figured out it was really trying to tell me nothing. I was trying to understand this weird, foreign concept of nothing. I realized I was...
    Conscious7 Conscious7 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 26

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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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    I really am another person

    after started meditation. It is surreal.
    pattiemorais pattiemorais 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 20, 2014

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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 1 Response Mar 29, 2014

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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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    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, 2014

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    Those into holistic healing; any of you get rid

    of candidiasis through this? Once I found out I had it I did research and I guess and overgrowth of candida can cause a lot of things I've struggled with such as ADD. Any of you know of any ways to balence this?
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22 18-21, F Jun 26

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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 2 Responses Nov 11, 2014

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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 66-70, F 8 Responses Sep 1, 2013

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    I somewhat agree with that.

    Considerably, I know, this is not new to others. But, allow me to share it to you anyway guys ;)
    Arya098 Arya098 22-25, F May 22

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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, 2014

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    What happens IN you is more important

    than what happens TO you. People can cuss at you, call you a freak, call you trash, kick you into the street, fight you, take away your rights and kick you when you're down. All irrelevant. Because what happens inside is more important. How you choose to allow these things to...
    realsweetbaby realsweetbaby 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 1

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    So here is a little experiment on awareness.

    I was trying to sleep early than my usual time because i wanted to wake up early from the next day to practise some meditation but i just couldn't sleep so i was just about to start worrying that i realized that i was creating a conflict in the mind so i simply accepted that i...
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    wilzyp wilzyp 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 22

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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 5 Responses Apr 9, 2012

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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, 2014

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    A powerful process if you can just still the

    thinking of mind and keep it still and free - like a hovercraft floating in mid air , all it takes is the attitude of self discipline and control. There was also another process i tried during this, on automatic I can activate and super burst any emotional feeling just like...
    Stephenrko Stephenrko 36-40, M Jun 28

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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 Dec 27, 2014

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    It was 4 years back when i wanted to conquer

    the world. I started drawing as a kid and at 12 discovered my artistic abilities when i would create something and be appreciated for it. Those were the best moments in my otherwise depressing childhood/ teen years as i was an underdog barely known at school, the misfit, the...
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    Theres something about people

    who meditate...steve jobs eh??😉😉
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    macherxo macherxo 26-30, F Jan 17, 2014

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