Meditation Types

What is a Mantra Meditation?

What is a Mantra Meditation?

What is a mantra? A mantra is a word, sound, syllable or a group of words that are repeated with the goal of creating a positive transformation within a person. Where do mantras come from? Mantras have been used in Hindu and Buddhist traditions for many centuries, but now mantras are used by anyone who […]

Chant as Meditation

Chant as Meditation

Sound is a very powerful way to quiet the mind and let go of all the thoughts that cause stress and worry. Using chant as a way to meditate helps you attain peace of mind faster than using most other meditation techniques. Using chanting as a way to meditate works because it fills your mind […]

Transcendental Meditation

Transcendental Meditation

Transcendental meditation is a method of meditation contained in the spiritual teaching of the Vedas in Hinduism. It is founded on the Vedic philosophy which subscribes the idea that consciousness is blissful and is the very state of our being.

Zen Meditation

Zen Meditation

Zen meditation is a type of meditation in Buddhism that tries to bring the mind to point of thinking of nothing without recourse to any text as we have in other religion like Christianity, Islam and Judaism. It is believed that meditation helps the mind to achieve unity with the whole of creation.

Osho Meditation

Osho Meditation

In Osho conception of meditation, we can only achieve self awareness during meditation if we are able to eliminate from our minds all thought forms, emotions and experiences. Osho distinguishes two types of meditation. They are active meditation and passive meditation.