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    Taize Meditation - I went for the first time with a friend to a Taize Meditation last night.  It was an awesome experience.   We sung music through simple prayer...
    findinme findinme 46-50, F 7 Responses Jan 31, 2008

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    Trying to do it everyday, but sitting still is hard :P
    badatusernames badatusernames 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 28

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    Christian Meditation. - Most people don't really believe in the concept of a christian meditating. i think it is because most of the religion is so uptight and arrogant that they...
    angel667 angel667 18-21, M 3 Responses Jul 6, 2013

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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...
    Chigeko Chigeko 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    Sharing Our Peace - A friend asked me to give him massage to help relieve some muscular tension.  After I finished, I suggested another way I could help relieve his tension...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Aug 15, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 12 Responses Aug 19, 2008

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    I am having meditation problems. I have gotten to a point that my third eye is sooo powerful I can make shapes and beings leave my body and do my bidding. I can think about someone...
    pberggre pberggre 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 2

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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...
    oceanIsMyBreath oceanIsMyBreath 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 11, 2012

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    A Shift Of Mind - If you have read my other stories, you should know that it was through mental discipline that I started down a path of spiritual meditation. One of the things I...
    YerahshOnear YerahshOnear 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 11, 2013

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    Focus - The walls surrounding you have crumbled, the remains have turned into ash, the ash has blown away with the wind. Take a deep breath. You need to carry the oxygen to your...
    3grnowl 3grnowl 26-30 Apr 29, 2012

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    Meditate - I was told to meditate, ya know, Just let go and concentrate. Control, alt, delete. Any static or noise is obsolete, Because my mind is my hard drive. So into a...
    MizzyPilot MizzyPilot 26-30, F Sep 24, 2013

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    I found something online you can meditate to and it has a nice visual with it, too. You can practice guided meditation and time how long you want to meditate with it, too. It is...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 11

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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...
    mierdamundo mierdamundo 31-35 5 Responses Aug 26, 2013

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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...
    suzzzy suzzzy 31-35, F 10 Responses Apr 14, 2010

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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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    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...
    mattygriff mattygriff 22-25, M 2 Responses Jun 29, 2013

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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...
    MakingPeace MakingPeace 46-50, M 4 Responses Dec 25, 2008

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    Meditation... - Meditation is a mental discipline by which one attempts to get beyond the conditioned, "thinking" mind into a deeper state of self awareness. To free one's...
    nivanvc nivanvc 36-40, M Sep 6, 2013

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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...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Dec 18, 2012

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    I meditated with amethyst, pink rose quartz, hemitite and ethiopian opal. Now I feel extremely tired. I thought it would make me feel good, not drain me. Is that normal? I didn't...
    LonelyBeautifulPirate LonelyBeautifulPirate 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 23

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    Change - 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...
    Isolating Isolating 18-21, M Jun 1, 2013

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    A Spiritual High Of Sorts I Guess... - Today while meditating I experienced something unusual, something that I also used to experience occasionally as a kid. My eyes were closed...
    Nishitaa Nishitaa 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 18, 2012

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    I am overwhelmed by stress more often than not. I like to light candles, put on soft Celtic music and do breathing exercises to relax. <3
    BrokenPhoenixx BrokenPhoenixx 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 4

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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...
    swanfether swanfether 61-65, F 51 Responses Aug 20, 2008

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    Guiding Others To Meditate - I've never really noticed until recently how effective it was for me to voice my own guided meditations. My brother has been trying to do guided...
    Remeliah Remeliah 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 23, 2013

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    Sanctum - This is something that I believe that everyone has; a space within your own spirit which you can be completely at peace and just allow yourself to be. A space that is...
    Remeliah Remeliah 18-21, F Aug 5, 2013

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    Chronic Pain Meditation - There is this amazing chronic pain meditation on meditaiment.com. It is free. They have this part where you visualize placing what worries you in a box...
    unAmigo unAmigo 31-35, M Jul 9, 2013

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    More On Meditation - Let me just remind everyone that I claim to be an expert on nothing but my own experiences. With that in mind, here are my thoughts on Meditation as requested...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F Sep 24, 2012

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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...
    TheApostle TheApostle 22-25, M Oct 9, 2013

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    141 Benefits Of Meditation - Physical, emotional, mental and spiritual benefits.http://eocinstitute.org/meditation/141-benefits-of-meditation/
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F Jul 16, 2013

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    Does anyone know where I can talk to an expert on the subject of meditation? I'm at a very high level of meditation that my instincts have guided me to but am having dangerous...
    pberggre pberggre 26-30, M 4 Responses Feb 2

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    Meditating - I love to just sit in the dark and clear my mind of all the stress and nonsense that goes on in mundane life and feel as though I am connecting with something greater...
    desieyez desieyez 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 19, 2007

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    Spinning -
    Nimia Nimia 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 11, 2013

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    Okay as this has come up so i wanted to tell that meditation if done by sitting in a proper posture without moving is actually superior and will take you to the deepest levels...
    om2013 om2013 22-25, M Apr 1

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    I like to sit very VERY still and breathe as slowly as possible. While I do this, I imagine all the negative around/within me just seeping out and away from me. I will sit like...
    DreamingbyDay DreamingbyDay 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 18

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    Love Rains - For some reason people in our particular society have been taught a 'common' view that rainy days are depressing.. but if anyone were to look beyond their conditioning...
    mamamu mamamu 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 20, 2013

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    I try to do it everyday, but I'm easily distracted. Once, I reached that point of perfect peace. I freaked out because I had never experienced peace like that in my chaotic life...
    kalila37 kalila37 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 30

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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...
    Connifer Connifer 56-60, M 3 Responses Jul 17, 2012

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    Meditation - I read in few articles about the benefits obtained by practicing Mudras (finger postures). By placing finger tips in different postures will flow the positive energy...
    beingpositive beingpositive 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 28, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Dec 17, 2011

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    I have recently begun meditation,and I love it,I'm just curious of one of my expiriences. My first Ten Minute session I put on an isochronic Tone/Binaural Beat for relaxation...
    Nickolai12 Nickolai12 41-45, M 2 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    I Dont Meditate - But I Find The Meditation Spots Mystical. - Check this spot, it is in Sringeri - (in Karnataka ) this is in the deep woods,and these can be rented on a day basis...
    woodland27 woodland27 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 29, 2012

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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...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 2 Responses Jan 22, 2013

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    To Seek Peace In My Body - I find that the more I go to my group to Meditate, the more peaceful and healthy I feel. Sometimes by disconnecting to all those thoughts in our mind it...
    Owleeeeease7 Owleeeeease7 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 11, 2012

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    Mediation - Mediation has been so beneficial the last few weeks I feel my chakras are aligning and are shining bright. Holistic approaches to health and well being is incredible...
    pixieflowers pixieflowers 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6, 2013

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    Do You Feel Connected With Nature As You Meditate? - When you meditate outside, do you ever feel a connection with nature? If so, what part of nature do you feel connected to the...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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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...
    Dee67 Dee67 41-45, F 11 Responses Dec 6, 2008

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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...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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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...
    LostNick LostNick 22-25, M 14 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    I meditate, but was just wondering for those out there that are real experienced is it best to do it a certain way or just anyway good? Thank you :)
    LonelyBeautifulPirate LonelyBeautifulPirate 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 13

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    Candle Meditation - When I was in high school my life fell apart and I was torn from my 5 siblings and parents. All the kids were put into foster care and being the second oldest...
    MissSunfire MissSunfire 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 15, 2009

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