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    Morning Meditation

    Spiritual and Tribal electronica plays on Pandora, an Enigma station, my favorite. It's early and the roads are filled with people on their way to work.. sitting in a round wicker chair on the porch, I close my eyes.. I hear the cars, the birds, car doors - the early morning...
    ruca28 ruca28 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 28, 2013

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    I've always had an interest in philosophical concepts and ideas, but I kept away from any sort of spiritual understanding/study, I had a skeptical distaste for it due to certain events in my life. a. A year ago I would have scoffed at anyone who brought up trying meditation. I...
    Isolating Isolating 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 1, 2013

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    Just meditated and feel much better about a

    breakup. On to the next one.
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 21

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    The Chakra Personality test has 49 questions

    and it covers different aspects of our lives. It is the web version of the popular android app with 70k + downloads. Chakras are energy centres of the body. Meditating on them yields improvement in life. Find In-depth information on Chakras, their states and how to balance...
    Margavita Margavita 22-25 2 Responses Oct 2

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    At least, I try to. My family is

    so freaking loud it's unreal.
    LowTheory LowTheory 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 19

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    I Don't Know

    Finally, I installed an automatic drip irrigation system in my neglected yard. I took the next day off to simply BE. No cell phone. No computer. No driving in the car. I filled the wildlife feeders on my deck, perched in an easy chair, where I could look out over the terraced...
    swanfether swanfether 61-65, F 51 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    Inner Peace!

    Meditation. Self realization. I've been meditating for about 3 years now! I learnt the process in Isha foundation. Well i gotta say this,Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev is amazing. His way of approach is scientific. He reasons all our doubts. Well, I'm a changed human now! And i'll...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 9, 2013

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    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 16

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    I have noticed that my meditation has hit

    something of a plateau over the past few months. Just like in the rest of my life, I am having a hard time keeping the focus. If I press myself, I can keep focused on my breath, but I so quickly forget to press, lasting usually only 2-3 breaths. Have you been able to find ways...
    DoveGirlRainbows DoveGirlRainbows 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I feel that aura cleansing is important.

    A simple and short technique. This is best to try after a nice cold shower. Ok first off relax as usual before meditating. visualize yourself engulfed in bright gold light and hold that there for a minute.This means holding this visualization for at least a minute or two. OK...
    Lorwik Lorwik 22-25, M May 9

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    Peace Of Pie

    The kitchen is tidy and ready for my task. The music rolls delicately through the space, mingling perfectly with streaming sunlight and the aroma of hot coffee. The making of a good pie crust is a gentle lesson in not over thinking nor over working the simple ingredients...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 4 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    Reality Of The Self In My Perception.

    This is not fact simply a perception that I use as a tool in my life. If it resonates with you and brings you joy by all means apply it. Ok, my perception that I have come to is that every interaction we have is a mirror of ourselves. People provide a reflection of our own...
    mattygriff mattygriff 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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    Mountain Sadhana is a mixture of six mantras

    from the Kundalini Yoga daily morning meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan. Mirabai musicalized these mantras with own musical compositions and together with friends recorded and produced this album in the Xochipili Studio in Chalmita by the mountains near Mexico city. It is a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 3

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    I'm just curious to any possible meaning of

    this. I was meditating earlier and after a while I seen myself (like I was looking at myself from outside my body) and I was sitting in the middle of a lake in the woods (like floating on the water) and my body started to fill up with blue (I suppose it was water) starting from...
    InvaderGashloog InvaderGashloog 70+, F 4 Responses Sep 5

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    If your battling depression

    or anxiety you should try mindfullness meditation. Science proves that at least 15 mins a day can make you happier and have better sleep
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    More On My Amazing Boy Friend

    When I first went out with this guy, Dennis, he would come into my apartment and we would talk while he did yoga exercises on the floor in the middle of the living room He would get into a lotus position and put his hand between his legs and lift himself off the floor with only...
    suzzzy suzzzy 31-35, F 10 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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    This one new skill has changed my life

    for the better. It is a skill that costs nothing and has a fantastic benefit for my peace of mind.
    blower526 blower526 41-45, M Oct 4

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    Freedom And Peace

    I meditate because it helps me to come into my awareness, my true self. A powerful moment when emotions come up, when I release the pent-up tension in the body, mind, heart, and spirit. A way I have found to stay calm in certain situations like thunderstorms, loud music and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    Meditating for boosting your mind

    and clearing out the past! For just 3.99, I offer a Guided Relaxation album with 9 audios, aimed at empowering women. (44p per audio!) -sorry guys, I will happily make a new one for men if you are interested -message me if you are keen or buy diret :) www.healingafterabuse.co...
    LOAcoach LOAcoach 26-30, F Aug 28

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    Today om2013 reminded me of something I already

    knew but had not applied consistently: when looking inward do not doubt. I knew that already because that is how I had overcome deep depression in February 2014: I did not doubt that I could heal my mind, and so I did. I knew that if I had tried to do it, I would have failed...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 3 Responses Nov 8

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    I want to be one with cosmic silence

    and soak my being with cosmic light...
    Unlearn Unlearn 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 20

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    I Don't Know What I Am Yet.

    I'm a Buddhist, and an empath, as they call it. But I have horribly violent feelings still, I listen to death metal and use a punching a bag most days, but I'm at peace. I don't understand what's going on with me at all. It started when I quit nicotine and begin meditating, I...
    LostNick LostNick 22-25, M 14 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    I have not meditated this morning.

    My app isn't working but I will find my 10 min today.
    Flygirl827 Flygirl827 41-45 Jul 1

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    There is nobody that can say ; ' i don't

    meditate'. We al do , generally 6 to 9 hours a day.
    JosephSpartanCrimson JosephSpartanCrimson 26-30, M 3 Responses Nov 27

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    someoneforyou12 someoneforyou12 22-25, F Oct 30

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    I just started so I can't say whether

    or not this will be a lasting practice for me, since I don't have a good track record with forming intentional habits. I've been using an app called "Calm" with tutorials and guided meditation and admittedly, incorrectly, because I've been using it while laying in bed at...
    SpilledSecrets SpilledSecrets 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    When I get into deeper meditation I can

    sometimes see these incredibly bright and vivid images/scenes, usually accompanied by my heart racing. One scene I've seen a few times now is of a girl in a white dress being embraced by this tall angel with gigantic black feathered wings. In the first one the girl was being...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    The Science of Spiritual Experience

    What makes us feel spiritual? It could be the quieting of a small area in our brains, a new study suggests. The area in question - the right parietal lobe - is responsible for defining "Me," said researcher Brick Johnstone of Missouri University. It generates self...
    MakingPeace MakingPeace 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    Nevada Skies

    Sitting on the steps of the harbor inn. It's less than a block away from the busy *****, but all I hear is the sound of a hundred palm trees rustling in the cool winter night. I tune out the music, the prostitutes, the drunks, the whistles & the taxi cabs honking next door...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 3 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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    ~Meadow Mind ~

    Sometimes I have moments of quietude that bespeak the tranquility of a quiet meadow by a lake. Born in some reverie I quietly tiptoed within, this "meadow mind" is a gift of spirit that always soothes.  Alone but not alone, it seems a deepness beyond depth--a hallowed softness...
    Connifer Connifer 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    Can't wait to go outside

    and meditate later tonight
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 22

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    Reposted from www.preparefor4d.

    wordpress.com Centering and Grounding Leave a reply During the course of our everyday grind of living this crazy 3d experience on Earth we can end up very scatter brained, stressed, and often at the mercy of what is going on around us. It can be very difficult to keep any kind...
    Jericho7 Jericho7 36-40, M May 16

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    I have been for a couple weeks.

    But I need some help with it. Lately I've been losing my inner focus, I can't keep focus on the meditation. Can anyone explain?
    Cwins165 Cwins165 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I Went On Retreat..

    I started practicing meditation a little over 6 months ago, at the prompting of a friend.  It is probably the single best thing I’ve ever undertaken to do, and now that I’ve discovered it, I can’t believe I didn’t discover it sooner!  It is like...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 11 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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    This morning I woke full of thoughts

    and worry. They were still there during my morning meditation. But it's fine; the meditation helped to calm my mind. And I'm learning to be ok with the thoughts that arise.
    lemonthyme lemonthyme 31-35, M Jun 11

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    Sometimes the best place to meditate is one

    where some extraordinary person chose to spend hours being one with Nature. Such a place exists in the Glen. I speak of Glen Helen, named after Helen Birch Bartlett. I share with you the white oak she spent hours under, as well as the modest falls just down from this tree.Under...
    Connifer Connifer 56-60, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I have observed that sinus issues often are a

    sign that I am overwhelmed, my mind gets overwhelmed and my immune system too. One of the most effective ways of dealing with sinus issues is inhalation over a pot of steaming salted water. It occurred to me that part of the reason why this works is: while sitting over steaming...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe 41-45, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    Following My Natural Rhythm - Aum

    This piece was written three years ago. ***********************************Following My Natural Rhythm - Aum Girl, close your eyes Let that rhythm get into you Don't try to fight it There ain't nothin' that you can do Relax your mind Lay back and groove with mine You got to feel...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Dec 18, 2012

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    If your battling depression

    or anxiety you should try mindfullness meditation. Science proves that at least 15 mins a day can make you happier and have better sleep
    jon5400 jon5400 18-21, M Oct 10

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    For Spiritual and Mental Sanity

    Dalia Lama: "Mere prayer or a wish will not affect inner spiritual change.  The only way for development is by constant effort through meditation" In order to hear our inner voice, it is essential that we listen to it and in doing that we must meditate.
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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    Meditation Video

    I found a great video on Youtube with little to no views. I just want to share it with you all. Hope it helps. I look forward to whatever else he may post. http://youtu.be/HDHzkyN5jGc
    TheApostle TheApostle 22-25, M Oct 9, 2013

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    I meditate to try to make myself a more

    positive person. It's stops me from panicking about life
    secretrach secretrach 31-35, F Oct 21

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    Latley I have been reaching

    and obtaining love and happiness for and within myself. I have been obtaining this utilizing different practices. These practices include meditation, prayer, exercise, mindfulness, affirmations, going to meetings, self care, and etc. With these resources, my self love and...
    OhGK OhGK 26-30, F Oct 3

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    Non-meditating - Meditative State

    People "meditate" for many different reasons. Some call it meditation when it is really just sitting quietly and thinking over their problems. To me this is not mediation. Meditation to me is reaching a state of absolute stillness and emptiness. While in this state, I am not...
    Chigeko Chigeko 18-21, F 6 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    I had a very unusual experience

    while meditating . During my meditation I found myself in a hallway with no windows. There was six big windows. Three on each side and they where spaced out. Between these windows was black and white mix marble pillars. The pillars where foot away from the wall. At the end of...
    Sinneth Sinneth 22-25, M Aug 20

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    Just posted a post on meditation on my tumble

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

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    I Feel Very Centered

    For me, meditation isn't easy to do in a silent place, but it is easier when I can hear the sounds of nature whether I'm outside or by my bedroom window. This time I meditated while listening to a video. It had very relaxing music and the sounds of birds and flowing water in the...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    Zen Center This Morning

    A zen teacher told me on monday that zen is a rigorous practice. Zazen (meditation) is used to break down the constructs of the mind and replace them with new (better) constructs. Other than that mention, zen practitioners rarely speak about the mental or physical result of...
    oceanIsMyBreath oceanIsMyBreath 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 11, 2012

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    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    I meditated for 32 min today.

    Feelin accomplished
    LikeAPrayer LikeAPrayer 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    A Good Site For Meditation

     Markismyheart gave me the reference to this beautiful site.  http://myinnerworld.com/  
    Kirsche Kirsche 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 3, 2008

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    I practice Mindfulness every day.

    Quiet meditation on my breath, which helps me to breathe deeper and nourish my body more. Meditation plays a huge role in the management of my anxiety and grief from the recent losses of my parents.
    spiritvoyage spiritvoyage 36-40, F Sep 11