Re: Images in my mind
- Just let the images come to you and witness them.
You don't need to try and stop them. It's just your
mind trying to distract you from your meditation
practice. You aren't doing anything wrong. All kinds of
things can pop up during meditation. The fact that you
don't think about the images and don't let them
distract you is good. I think eventually they will stop,
but even if they don't it's OK. Keep meditating. You
are doing good.
- --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@y..., "Lora_T" <candlelady123@j...>
>I have never meditated ever... i appreciate any help you can giveme.... I am so glad for
> this meditation group...Thanks for starting it.. Lora THi Lora,
I would suggest visitng the website for the meditation society
http://www.meditationsociety.com/. There are lots of techniques
listed there. Try a few different ones until you find one that is
easy to follow. Perhaps the first thing to try is to just sit in a
quiet place, close your eyes, and focus on the sound and feeling of
breath. Just breathe natually. Notice your thoughts, but don't hang
onto them. Just watch them come and go. Watch and listen.
I hope this helps. Meditation can seem difficult when you are first
starting out (and even after you have been doing it a while for that
matter). Just try it and be patient and perserve. The hardest part is
the actual committment to sit down and do it. Just sitting quietly
and watching your breath is more beneficial than you may imagine.