- Hi everyone! I am new here and have been meditating on and off for a few years. I am trying to redevelop my practice. I am a little confused with all the different types of meditation, and am trying to decide which one is right for me.I had been taught to focus on my breathing, which works quite well for me. But I am also interested in other types of meditation, such as mantra meditation, etc.Hope to share and learn from you all!Namaste, Cindy
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- Hi Cindy, acouple of simple meditations are use a simple mantra, just pick out a meaning less phrase and repeat that as you breath out. (sham. hum. sat num.) or one of my favorites is saying a meaning full phrase. I like using Namaste. which means the spirit i me salutes the spirit in you. or a short bible verse or any short meaningfull phrase. namaste Bob
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> Hi everyone! I am new here and have been meditating on and off fora few years. I am trying to redevelop my practice. I am a little
confused with all the different types of meditation, and am trying to
decide which one is right for me.
> I had been taught to focus on my breathing, which works quite wellfor me. But I am also interested in other types of meditation, such as
mantra meditation, etc.
> Hope to share and learn from you all!Welcome Cindy,
> Namaste, Cindy
The mantra most practiced is OM. In issue #8 of our newsletter, The
Inner Traveler, we had the great blessing of using some of the best OM
illustrations ever done, in conjunction with an article about OM. They
are the artwork of Daniel Holeman, who is clearly divinely gifted, and
is compassionate and gracious enough to be willing to share the
products of his (he)art-work with us. And gazing at OM, or any other
holy symbol, is one of the oldest meditation methods. Here is the URL
for that issue...
It is about 2.5MB, so will take a while to download, unless you have a
high speed connection, but I am confident that you will find it worth
the wait. I hope this will be of benefit and enjoyment to you.
Peace and blessings,