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Five Meaningful Methods of Meditation

Five Meaningful Methods of Meditation
In my last article, A Layman’s Guide to Mindful Meditation, we discussed the “why” of meditation. In this article we will discuss the “how.” There’s a myriad of methods for meditation. Some are easy and some are difficult. All require daily practice to perfect. Here are five of the most popular methods of meditation and what they each bring to the Meditation Table. Mindfulness, or Spiritual Method: A most popular method comes from Buddhist meditation practice of Vipassana. How to: One can practice mindfulness in any position, even lying down. Zen or Zazen Method: Also from the Buddhist tradition, this method is all about simply sitting. How to: The most effective positioning of the body for the practice of Zazen is the stable, symmetrical position of the seated Buddha. Kundalini or Transcendental Method: This method comes from the Vedanta Hinduism tradition and ties into different forms of Yoga practices. How to: Breathing is primary. Qigong Method or Movement Method: Image Source ~

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