Category Archives: meditation

Temple Chanting, Offerings And Ghosts That Go Jogging

A few days ago it was a monk day here in Thailand. This is a special day based on the moon calender, during which many people go to a temple to give some offerings to the monks. In the early morning I went to a temple to record the sound of the chanting of the…

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How to get motivated? Yoga secrets for mental strenght.

Check out this guy… How he finds purpose and lets that be the fuel for his motivation to transform. WAY beyond the limits others had imposed onto him. Doctors defined his limits, near sighted yoga teachers pushed him away. Most people would have given up… but not this guy. Be inspired! Far to often society,…

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what to do when your leg hurts during meditation?

If you just move your body, your attention will move away from your object of concentration back to the physical sensations of your body. This creates the  dilemma… Not adjusting your posture?   … this might make the pain so unbearable that the ability to concentrate is lost anyway.   Adjust your posture? …but probably…

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Which Type Of Meditation Is Right For You?

The biggest difference is the distinction between passive and active meditation. Active meditation includes all the types of meditation where the mind is actively involved. Examples of this are meditations using visualization or breathing techniques. Vipassana or mindfulness meditation,  also belongs to this category by the way… contrary to what people are often taught or…

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Meditation Made Easy

I met a Buddhist monk, yet at the time I didn’t have a translator with me and we didn’t have a language we both understood… but he did want to explain something about meditation… he explained it in a funny way, but to the point: he waved his hand around his head and said: no!…

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How To Let Go Of The Past

Two monks were wandering around in the forest to find a suitable location for their meditation.   They came across a small river and just when they wanted to cross it…   a stunning beautiful lady came their way and asked the monks for help in order to crss the river.   One monk took the lady…

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Top 5 Best Places For Meditation

According to Buddha there are 5 factors that make a place suitable for meditation. Firstly, it should not be too far away of a village and have a clear path. One should have easy access to food. Next, the place is best a quiet and isolated spot. The place for meditation should also be free…

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