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Different Kinds of Meditation



Meditation Is Good For Seniors


Meditation has been practiced by almost all religions for thousands of years. Meditation is used to quiet the mind and to reach for a spiritual experience. >>More

Types of Meditation


There are several types of meditation. The two most common are called "mindfulness" and "concentration." In mindfulness meditation, attention is focused on an object or process like a sound (mantra), visualization, or a riddle. The mind "holds" this as an anchor to remain in the present but does not dwell on it.


In concentration meditation, the mind settles on a prayer or a particular chosen object, not permitting any other thoughts. >>More

Benefits of Meditation


We know that meditation can reduce stress and help us relax. Recent studies have shown that meditation can also relieve pain, reduce the probability of heart disease, and improve creativity. >>More