Category: Meditation

Centering Practices ~ 112 Ways to A Deeper Meditation

Centering Practices ~ 112 Ways to A Deeper Meditation

  ~ The Path To Peace 112 Ways to Open The Invisible Door of Consciousness.   Recently, I have been reaching deeper into my mediation practice.  This text was introduced to me in my Diamond Heart Mediation Group.  The idea behind the practice, is read through the 112 listed meditations.  They are each one or […]

Weekend Meditation ~ On Cherishing Others

Weekend Meditation ~ On Cherishing Others

~ When we shift our focus away from ourselves, we can experience a sense of liberation and peace. by Katy Brennan I recently wrote about meditating on the kindness of others and how it helps develop a deep sense of appreciation and gratitude. While we are considering how completely we depend upon others for our […]

Maitreya Peace Meditation ~

Maitreya Peace Meditation ~

~ First of all, sit in a comfortable position, and take a few minutes to relax your body and mind. Have your back straight, let your eyes close gently, and let all the parts of your body, all the muscles in your body, be relaxed, light and open. And let your breathing be natural, let […]

Weekend Meditation ~ On the Kindness of Others

Weekend Meditation ~ On the Kindness of Others

~ In thinking about the opportunities people have offered us, we can develop happiness and wisdom. by Katy Brennan   Even when we’re alone, we are deeply connected to others, benefiting directly from their kindness. Thinking this way—and formally meditating on the kindness of others—can help us to feel not only less lonely, but more […]

Weekend Meditation ~ On Concentration

Weekend Meditation ~ On Concentration

~   The simple imperative to concentrate can make us tense. The key to meaningful focus is relaxation. How can you find a balance? by Katy Brennan In our multitasking world, our greatest perceived deficits may be in both attention and time. These are precisely the resources we need to tap for meditation. But the […]

Weekend Meditations ~ On Patience

Weekend Meditations ~ On Patience

  Patience doesn’t just come to us — we need to train to cultivate it. by Katy Brennan As passive as it seems, the practice of patience may be the most actively transformative effort we can make in our lives. In a sense, it’s the perfect response to whatever comes up. This somewhat radical idea […]

Weekend Meditations ~ On Meditation

Weekend Meditations ~ On Meditation

  By simply sitting and engaging in a single-pointed line of thought, we offer ourselves a refreshing break from our daily mental spin. by Katy Brennan Meditation teacher Katy Brennan offers three ways to focus our minds toward enlightenment.   When we meditate, what are we doing? By simply sitting and engaging in a single-pointed […]

ArtWay Visual Meditation ~ April 7, 2013

ArtWay Visual Meditation ~ April 7, 2013

~ Sandra Bowden: Resurrection Book Cascading Light   by Sandra Bowden   But once inside, they couldn’t find the body of the Master Jesus. They were puzzled, wondering what to make of this. Then, out of nowhere it seemed, two men, light cascading over them, stood there. The women were awestruck and bowed down in […]

The Art of Self-Forgiveness ~ Buddhist Meditation

The Art of Self-Forgiveness ~ Buddhist Meditation

By Rick Hanson PhD Everyone messes up. Me, you, the neighbors, Mother Teresa, Mahatma Gandhi, King David, the Buddha, everybody. It’s important to acknowledge mistakes, feel appropriate remorse, and learn from them so they don’t happen again. But most people keep beating themselves up way past the point of usefulness: they’re unfairly self-critical. Inside the […]

Weekend Meditations ~ On Acceptance

Weekend Meditations ~ On Acceptance

What if we stopped saying “no” to our lives and started actually living them?   by Katy Brennan “What if we were able to fully engage in our lives as they are, in all of their messy, insufficient, and far-behind-schedule glory, even with all of their losses and disappointments?” asks Katy Brennan.   “Be here […]

Find Harmony in Meditation ~ Back Pain

Find Harmony in Meditation ~ Back Pain

  It’s no wonder that when we begin to learn to meditate, most of us have trouble with back pain. We have developed poor sitting habits from years of sitting in improperly designed chairs. A quick look at the chairs that are offered to us in schools, cars, and airplanes reveals little understanding on the […]

Chakra Balancing Meditation ~

Chakra Balancing Meditation ~

  By Channa Serenity The Chakras act as a ladder to spirituality and healing, from the root chakra up to the crown chakra. The root chakra anchors us to life and the crown chakra connects us to the divine, it’s important to find balance in between. We are here to be happy and to fulfill […]

12-12-12 Global Group Meditations List & More

12-12-12 Global Group Meditations List & More

What are your plans for 12-12-12? I’m definitely having a Cleansing/Healing bath tonight, see recipe below!   I send you Love, Light & Peace, Joy~* ♥♥♥ The Pleiadians are saying there will be a series of Illumination Waves coming onto the planet on 12/12/12. They are asking you to open up to new alliances with pre-agreements that […]

12-12-12 ~ Global Meditation

12-12-12 ~ Global Meditation

  Prayers And Meditation for the December 12,2012, portal opening of energies pouring on to Earth.  Cleansing and Healing our oceans, rivers, lake,healing to planets and animals and human.  Visualize the light, transforming thought forms that cause disempowerment.  Creating thoughts of love blossom in the new world.

Top 10 Mantras For Meditation ~

Top 10 Mantras For Meditation ~

What is a mantra, you ask? A mantra is a word or phrase repeated over and over again during meditation. But using mantras for meditation involves a lot more than just sounding like a broken record. They’re generally sacred in nature – a name or sound that both uplifts you and helps you keep your […]

Meditation in Motion ~

Meditation in Motion ~

When you think of meditation, you may think of something very serious and focused, something performed on the floor without support, or something that’s physically challenging to do. But in fact, the practice of meditation includes a wide range of techniques you can practice anytime, in any way, including many that are appropriate for a […]

Energy Activations ~ Support for Lightworkers ~ November 2012

Energy Activations ~ Support for Lightworkers ~ November 2012

~ Connection You know more than you think, much more than you have ever read in books or experienced in practice. You possess a cosmic knowledge, which you can refer to if you make a connection with your Higher Self. This is your inner source where all the inspirations, dreams and spontaneous promptings come from. […]

Sit With Slience ~

Sit With Slience ~

“Every particle of your physical world has a Leading Edge Vibrational version that is calling it forward, and this Vibrational version of what you could call your physical future holds a steady rhythm of Well-Being for you in your Vortex. In the same way that the large and diverse variety of Vibrational components that make […]

Be In The Flow ~

Be In The Flow ~

  Posted By How to Raise Your Vibration   BE IN THE FLOW! It feels good! Once you begin to tap into it, you want more! The flow of Spirit is palpable, addictive and healing….it is the love, bliss, peace, comfort and spiritual connection we have all been looking for. A little effort on our […]

Centered Silliness ~ Laughing Meditation

Centered Silliness ~ Laughing Meditation

by Madisyn Taylor When we laugh, we give ourselves over to the immediacy of the present moment and transcend stress. Many people might be surprised to think of laughter as a form of meditation. Yet not only is laughing meditation one of the simplest forms of meditation, but also it is a very powerful one. […]

An Invitation to Love ~ Angel Meditation

An Invitation to Love ~ Angel Meditation

by Madisyn Taylor A meditation with your angels can provide a new gentleness into your normal meditation routine. Though your host of spirit guides encompasses many diverse beings, all of which willingly watch over you, meditating with angels can be a uniquely insightful experience. The angels stationed at your side are both powerful and knowledgeable—they […]

Searching for Nothing ~ Thoughts on Thinking

Searching for Nothing ~ Thoughts on Thinking

  Novice meditators often think the goal of their practice should be freeing their minds of all thoughts. Rather than eliminate thinking, you could say that one of the basic skills to develop in meditation is to be able to hold and sustain contradictory thoughts—calming the impulse to eliminate the opposition. One obvious example has […]

Just Say No to Suffering ~

Just Say No to Suffering ~

Aging, sickness, and moments of pain are intrinsic to the life of all of our bodies. Bodily pain comes in many guises—some of it is chronic, some temporary, some unavoidable. Our first response is to resist it. We have numerous strategies to ward pain off, to avoid it, or to camouflage it with distraction. Aversion, […]

Meditation to Invoke Joy ~

Meditation to Invoke Joy ~

Path to Happiness Chances are, you ponder who you are and where you are in life, accept the current realities as best you can, and yet still plan a path toward your ideal. Your yoga practice undoubtedly helps you on this journey. And the yoga tradition suggests more than just postures to aid your transformation. […]

Surrendering to Silence ~ Meditation Retreats

Surrendering to Silence ~ Meditation Retreats

William Butler Yeats once said, “We can make our minds so like still water that beings gather about us to see their own images and so live for a moment with a clearer, perhaps even a fiercer life because of our silence.” Just being in present awareness, at ease in our own quiet hearts, can […]

Merkaba ~ Divine Light Vehicle Activation

Merkaba ~ Divine Light Vehicle Activation

  Merkaba (also spelled Merkabah) is the divine light vehicle used by ascended masters to connect with and reach those in tune with the higher realms — ‘Mer’ means Light, ‘Ka’ means Spirit, ‘Ba’ means Body. Mer-Ka-Ba means the spirit/ body surrounded by counter-rotating fields of light, (wheels within wheels), spirals of energy as in […]

The Chakras & Clearing Meditation ~ Dorren Virtue

The Chakras & Clearing Meditation ~ Dorren Virtue

  The Seven Main Chakras and Seven Chakra Colours Meditation There are many ways of meditating and meditation means different things to different people. Meditation is part of normal daily practice for a great number of people within some religions. Whatever the word ‘meditation’ means to you the practice can be enormously helpful as a […]

Into the Mystic ~ Tibetan Tantric Buddhism

Into the Mystic ~ Tibetan Tantric Buddhism

Still largely cloaked in mystery, ancient Tibetan yoga practices are slowly being introduced in the West, but teachers remain cautious about revealing their secrets. A growing body of knowledge about Tibetan spiritual arts and beliefs, utterly magical and almost hallucinatory in their drama and complexity, has begun to articulate the meditation and visualization practices that […]

The Shining ~ Meditation

The Shining ~ Meditation

Turning your light inward and embarking on the path of self-inquiry is a simple but powerful method of meditation.   By Stephan Bodian Like most meditators, I began my spiritual journey with a single, time-honored technique: counting my breaths. After six months, bored with counting, I took up following the sensations of the breath and, […]

~ Create a Life You Love ~

~ Create a Life You Love ~

There are times when you know just what to do, and life seems to rise up and support you and your ideas. And then there are times when it is all a little murky, and you might feel a bit lost. Thankfully, you have your yoga practice to come to—a time to tap into a […]

~ Love is a Practice ~

~ Love is a Practice ~

If you don’t love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others. ~Dali Lama Love offered from a place of true compassion is not personal; it is a transpersonal, non-dual quality that emanates […]

Meditation ~ Light Around the Body

Meditation ~ Light Around the Body

This meditation enables you to experience your own light around you. On the in-breath Gently open your heart and crown centers. Take in white light to the heart center with your in-breath. Take the light up through your chest and throat to the crown of your head. Pause before the out-breath. The thought in your […]