Edgar Cayce A.R.E. Meditation for Everyone Edgar Cayce' s Meditation for Everyone meditate1 Steps Four: Special Meditation Aids Special meditation aids can be used as desired. Music, incense, chants, personal rituals, inspirational reading, prayers, and the prayer of protection. Send out light and constructive energies to the people on your personal prayer list. Music for Meditating: Music preferences vary widely, even among people who meditate. The Fairy Ring, Mike RowlandPachelbel: Canon (Many versions, some especially arranged for meditation) River of Stars, 2002 Crystals, Llewellyn Adagio: Music for Meditation, Peter Davison Chants for Meditation: The Cayce readings recommend certain chants as very effective in connecting us with spiritual realms.Take a long, deep breath, and chant these sounds as you slowly exhale. In reading 1158-10, we are told that the following syllables awaken the ability to draw God’s love. ahrrrrrr—eeeee—ooooo—mmmmm A second chant uses a variant of the four Hebrew letters of Yahweh. Yah—hay—vah—hay Prayers: The Lord’s Prayer Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name.
Buddha's World & Buddhism Hi Stumblers! Please see my spiritual newsletter My focus is not on rituals, symbolism or gods, but on the path that Buddhism points to and its vision on the nature of our every day "reality". Texts on the nature of the Buddhist path, texts on the nature of reality (see emptiness), karma, and texts on meditation. As the title suggests different Buddhist lineages are represented here. Amongst them Tibetan Buddhism and Zen. Of living teachers of Buddhism, material by Thich Nhat Hanh,the Dalai Lama has been included here, among many others. Katinka Hesselink
Learning Meditation Home Page Osho Mahamudra Meditation Instructions This hour-long track is specifically designed to support the OSHO Nataraj meditation. The music supports the energy and activity described in each stage of the meditation, and also signals the timing of each stage. A silent stage is part of most Osho Active Meditations, and when the meditation ends with silence it will be concluded with a bell or gong. This is a 65 minute dancing meditation in three stages, with specifically created music. Disappearing in the dance then relaxing into silence and stillness is the route inside for this method. Osho Nataraj Meditation – Deuter Meditation Instruction Osho Active Meditations combine certain activities like shaking, dancing, jumping, humming and others to lead into silence and meditation. First Stage: 40 minutes With eyes closed, dance as if possessed. Second Stage: 20 minutes Keeping your eyes closed, lie down immediately. Third Stage: 5 minutes Dance in celebration and enjoy.
Anger "It is natural for the immature to harm others. Getting angry with them is like resenting a fire for burning." Shantideva Once upon a time there was a little boy with a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he should hammer a nail in the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. The definition of Aversion is: Exaggerated wanting to be separated from someone or something. The basic problem according to Buddhism, is that emotions like anger and hatred are based on projections and exaggeration, not on objectivity or wisdom, and thus basically incorrect. As His Holiness the Dalai Lama mentioned: "When reason ends, then anger begins. Is anger or hatred ever justified? "'Righteous hatred' is in the same category as 'righteous cancer'or 'righteous tuberculosis'. And as Khenpo Konchog Gyaltsen Rinpoche mentioned: "Some people feel patience is showing weakness or pessimism. ^Top of Page What forgiveness is
Mindfulness for Beginners: Dispelling 7 Myths of Meditation. “If you ask why we meditate, I would say it’s so we can become more flexible and tolerant to the present moment.”~ Pema Chodron Are you intrigued by meditation and mindfulness practices but don’t know how to get started? Mindfulness is available to all of us. Everyone deserves mindfulness, but because our lives are so hectic and full of distractions, many of us are living in a state of mindlessness. Mindfulness can begin in the form of seated meditation and then expanded to include our other daily activities. Because meditation and mindfulness have become so mainstream, there are many misleading myths around these subjects. 1. Like pretty much everything in life, mindfulness takes practice. Mindful sittingI recommend beginning with at least five minutes of formal seated meditation each day. The beauty of mindfulness is that it can be with us in every moment. Like the mindful life on Facebook. Editor: Bryonie Wise Photo: Flickr/Ryan Oelke About Michelle Margaret Fajkus
Meditation Mind Map If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Why meditate? Meditation calms the mind and helps you tap into a state of awareness that brings you inner peace. Where can I meditate? Initially, you may prefer to find a quiet space to sit or lie down for about twenty to thirty minutes. How to meditate Ideal times to meditate are on awaking and prior to sleeping. Sit with a straight back or lie down whichever feels more comfortable. Close your eyes and slowly start to let go of everything. The only energy you need is an awareness that stops you falling asleep or day-dreaming! Try to calm your mind and observe silence. If thoughts arise, simply observe them and note – “there is a thought”, then let it go. You will soon see how thoughts cannot harm you unless you let them. Often more thoughts appear than normal in the early stages of practicing meditation – observe them and try to let them go. Book Excerpt: Suggested Reading:
Wildmind Buddhist Meditation - Learn Meditation Online untitled Teach Meditation In yoga, you would never teach anything you haven't done or experienced yourself with great deliberation, and the teachers should always be more evolved and enlightened than their students. They see deep reflection and evolution of the soul as a necessary part of learning to meditate, and it doesn't only involve a session of relaxation lying on the floor. They study the history of meditation, learn the philosophies of the dharma, and participate in daily walking meditations, open eye meditations, sitting meditations and laying down meditations. They also run intense yoga classes, eat strict, healthy diets, and often maintain honorable silence for days at a time. This is all designed to produce successful and experienced yoga masters who can instruct and teach meditation to others. Not only those associated with teaching the classes directly, but also others in the field of education can use meditation as a tool to help students. By Jim Bow Popular related searches:
The Thirteen Mindfulness Trainings The Thirteen Mindfulness Trainings form the moral guidelines to develop harmony in any simple community. One of the essential elements of the Mindfulness Trainings is that they are directly applied in our daily lives. Every moment of our lives gives us the chance to put them into practice. The idea is to recite the Mindfulness Trainings regularly so that we can review our behaviour and observe where we have not lived up to our aspirations. It is important that we observe rather than judge ourselves, so that gradually, without resistance, our lives become imbued with the qualities they represent. Understanding (prajna), concentration (samadhi) and Mindfulness Trainings or ethics (sila) are the threefold trainings that the Buddha passed on to his lay students. The encounter between Eastern philosophies and the West is bringing us something very exciting, very important. The Thirteen Mindfulness Trainings comes from different sources. Tiep and Hien are Vietnamese words of Chinese origin.