This page explains the most common types of meditation techniques and provides links to free meditation scripts that you can use at home.
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What is Meditation?
Here are some ways you could define meditation:
- Freeing the mind of all thoughts.
- Focusing the mind on a single thought, object, or mantra.
- Invoking a higher power, similar to praying in western religions.
- Analyzing your purpose in life or religious teachings.
Types of Relaxation Meditation Techniques
Your meditation focus will determine the type of meditation you should practice. Here are some examples:
- Mindfulness Meditation: Focusing your mind on you, your experience, your perception.
- Concentration: Focusing on a specific object or mantra.
- Mixed: Alternating focus between mindfulness and concentration.
While some people meditate for religious reasons (Hinduism), many meditate for spiritual reasons, self-improvement, relaxation, self-discovery, or some other personal reasons.
Whether you are religious or not (or spiritual), meditation be used to relax at home.
It can also be combined with other practices such as yoga.
With meditation, you can improve your self-confidence, realize your highest potential and overcome your limiting beliefs to live the life you deserve.
No idea what you would meditate on? Get a few ideas from these meditation quotes.
Meditation and Chakras
Chakras are energy centers that connect the various layers of our seven entities (physical, etheric, astral, lower mental, higher mental, buddhic and atmic). You can use your chakras when meditating.
Getting Started with Meditation for Relaxation
You can also start by learning this positive meditation technique to improve your self-esteem.
Other Relaxation Meditation Techniques and Related Information
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