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Meditation made easy! If you have 15 minutes to spare, you have enough time to do something that’s spirit-enhancing, energy-boosting, and life-balancing: practice Raja Yoga. This accessible guide by a dynamic, world-renowned yogi explains how—leading you through the simple steps needed to begin a transformational meditation program. Unlike most forms of yoga, Raja Yoga focuses on the mind. It helps you bring together the scattered forces of your thoughts, allowing you to let go of negativity and fear in order to create inner peace and an enhanced sense of well-being. Once you begin to absorb the teachings in this book, you will begin to think on an elevated level. The result: a more positive attitude, less stress, increased self confidence, and an overall improved quality of life.
Want to improve your concentration and memory, and reduce stress? Meditation is proven to do both - and more. Find out how to meditate to suit your lifestyle, whether you are new to meditation or seeking to enhance your existing practice. Do I need to sit in a special pose? How long should I meditate for? Is meditation religious? With myth-busting facts and easy-to-follow advice, Practical Meditation provides everything you need to know, from your first taste of meditation, to how to master the key techniques and deepen your practice. Find a style that you enjoy by exploring over 30 step-by-step meditations, from Mindfulness Meditation to Tai Chi. Discover the benefits of meditation on your mind and body, examining how it works and the scientific evidence behind its effects. Use the short "mini-meditations" to fit meditation into a busy lifestyle, or to sample a range of different styles, then learn how to set up a practice that works for you. Clear, practical advice helps you build meditation into your daily life, so you can find peace and stillness at home, at work, on the beach, on a business trip. Self-care for body and mind - anytime, anywhere.
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Meditation is the essence of spiritual life. It is our mental attitude which brings in thoughts and shows us a positive outlook of life. Lots of patience is required to perform meditation. So everyone of us should do mediation to maintain positive attitude towards life. Performing mediation during stressful times in our life will make a big difference. There are many methods of meditation to keep the mind strong and for spiritual discipline. There has been a dramatic increase in the past 20 years on the impact of meditation upon one's health. There are various potential positive effects such as brain activity during meditation, brain waves during meditation, meditation and perception, sleep and elevation of positive emotions and outcomes, and positive behavior have been noted in the previous studies. In this book authors have reported a number of research based on various styles of meditation techniques: Insight meditation, Kundalini yoga meditation, Integrative body-mind training, Mantra Meditation, Non-referential compassion meditation, Mental Silence, Transcendental Meditation, Muraqabah and Tasbih meditation. Relaxation and different meditation techniques including bio-feedback, shavasana, vipasana, sudarshan kriyas, devotional songs etc. are of immense use in maintaining positive mental health. This book focuses on the relevance of psychology of meditation as a practical solution to improve the health-related quality life. We think meditative techniques suggested in this book are genuine in the sense that believers usually experience it. Readers may see what the general path is and the content this book reflects. It generates meaningful solutions of the physical, social , emotional, mental, and spiritual problems. This book will be useful for the students of psychology, social work and health caregivers.
The front cover is the visualization for a meditation designed to recall the Bodhiccitta of infancy. Some Buddhists believe infants are born enlightened. Imagine there suddenly appears a glowing ember in your heart that glows stronger as you breath in and turns into a fountain of love that flows throughout your body as you breath out. Meditate for 30 Minutes. Allow the meditation to close gently. www.ronaldcowen.com
This series of Meditations comprise a verse by verse commentary on the first seven chapters of the Gospel according to St. John delivered as Sunday talks by Charlotte Mason to her disciples at "Scale How", The House of Education in Ambleside, and mailed weekly to subscribers during the year 1898 and later published in "The Parents' Review". This edifying collection is also an indispensable source for any one interested in exploring more deeply Mason's religious convictions.