Types of Meditation

There are probably more types of meditation in this world than anyone could ever name or describe. Meditation has been around for thousands of years, so it’s little wonder that a wide range of meditation techniques has evolved.

Fortunately, we live in a digital age in which you can learn about meditation methods from all over the planet at the touch of a button. Read on as we explore all sorts of popular meditation techniques.

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Easy Starter Meditation
Want to try a straightforward meditation technique right now? These easy meditation techniques will get you started.


Candle Meditation
This is an open-eye meditation that involves focussing your attention on a burning candle flame. When practiced properly it can lead to a profoundly deep meditation.


Breathing Meditation
Breathing meditation is a great type of meditation for beginners. It's quite easy to learn and it is a powerful weapon again stress and anxiety.


Mindfulness Meditation
Mindfulness meditation is a very straightforward type of meditation that is becoming quite popular these days. More and more psychologists recommend mindfulness meditation because it is a very effective natural treatment for depression, anxiety and other emotional difficulties.


Transcendental Meditation ®
Transcendental is a popular type of mantra meditation. Find out why Transcendental Meditation (TM) has become one of the most widespread types of meditation in the western world.


Walking Meditation
Walking meditation is a type of meditation that you can do while you are on your feet and on the move. Very healthy, very popular, and very easy to try. You really can turn the simple act of walking into a serene meditative experience.


Chakra Meditation
Chakra meditation is a meditation method that uses specific visualizations so as to open and cleanse the 7 major energy centres in the body. Chakra meditation may not be your first choice technique for everyday use, but if you need to recharge your body, mind and soul then using chakra meditation is an excellent way to revitalize you from the inside out.


Guided Imagery Meditation
Guided imagery meditation is a meditation technique that involves the use of visualizations so as to tailor your meditation to achieve specific outcomes, from healing to stress relief, personal development and more.


Cosmic Meditation
Cosmic meditation is a type of meditation that is designed to heighten and enhance your awareness of your connection to the universe. Perhaps not the best choice for beginners, but if you are interested in exploring new meditation techniques, then cosmic meditation is a wonderful type of meditation to try.

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I practice and teach a type of meditation called Heart Rhythm meditation. This is an ancient practice that has been developed to meet modern world needs. …

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As anyone who meditates will tell you, mind’s wandering gets in the way. You sit down to attend (to a mantra, candle flame or the breath for instance). …

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