Meditations for a Happier Life
mindfulness is the most practical way to meditate. In the simple
act of training ourselves to become more aware by slowing down
our sense of time passing, we can learn to monitor our moods and
thoughts before they spiral downward.
The Tao of
One of the impressions I have gained recently in speaking to
Zen friends about practice is a certain attitude towards
breathing in zazen. For the sake of brevity, and just for fun, I
wish to refer to it as "samurai breathing". I think it has its
origins in the martial arts.
Quelling the Tsunami's wake: Meditation and Chant
The meditation and chant
described here will help all of those ready to pass into the higher realms of light to move to their own next level of consciousness. It will also help guide those people who have not found help, who have not contacted their loved ones or who are in states of confusion, to find their way back to their hearts, health and homes.
Are you moving towards or away from it?
The Chinese word for ‘busy’ consists of two symbols: one is the human heart - the other, death. I take this to mean that when one is excessively busy, the heart is insensible, frozen.
In a world where busyness is held up almost as a virtue, especially in business, I’d like to take a look at coming back into balance.
A Nature Meditation
Meditation is the sinking dance into our sea of
consciousness, releasing the submerged stresses and coming to
the point of inner stillness where there is no object of
consciousness - but consciousness itself.
Done regularly, this inward dance leaves us fresh, more alert,
relaxed, creative, healthy, and more in tune with ourselves and
Keeping Our Energy High and Harmonious
The quantity and quality of our energy flow deeply affect our
emotions, thoughts and reactions. The quality of our
relationships, productivity, creativity and health all depend
upon creating a high level of harmoniously flowing energy.
The following techniques and ways of life will aid us in
building a freer and more positive energy flow.
The Easy Chair method for Prayer and Meditation
If done on a regular basis, the inevitable result or prayer and meditation is a new thought or feeling that helps you improve your life. At the very least, it is a simple relaxation technique that opens your mind to new and better solutions. Multiply these results times 7 days a week, 12 months a year and you can see how daily prayer meditation works.
Zen and the Art of Looking at Brick Walls
If you were to look at a brick wall in a dingy tenement, if you wanted, you could create a different experience of it by
realizing that that brick wall, shares the same light, air, warmth, cold as everything else in the physical universe.
Experience The Fruit of Gayatri Meditation
The Gayatri Mantra is a treasure and heritage that belongs to the whole of humanity without exclusion.
Gayatri mantra is meant for realization of god and is regarded as representing the Supreme
Lord. It is meant for spiritually advanced people. Success in chanting it enables one to enter the transcendental position of the Lord.
God is Our Refuge --- Psalm 46 - A Meditation
Remember a time in your life when you
felt really bad. You were scared, depressed, and hopeless. You felt
like you had nobody to help you. Today we are going to read a poem
about such a situation.
Meditation - Staying Awake
Are you falling asleep while meditating? Learn a few simple tricks to avoid this common problem.
Contemplation will yield you a
passion for the truth, a zest for life. You will be more serious
about meditation and spiritual practices. You will find that you
have a direction in your life instead of drifting aimlessly.