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How To: Meditate to relax with Tara Stiles

Here are some meditation tips from Tara Stiles. Tara Stiles is a revered Ford Models yoga instructor. Meditation is a mental discipline by which one attempts to get beyond the conditioned, "thinking" mind into a deeper state of relaxation or awareness. Meditation often involves turning attention to a single point of reference. It is recognized as a component of almost all religions, and has been practiced for over 5,000 years.

How To: Practice walking meditation for Buddhism

Watch this instructional video in basic Buddhist Vipassana (Insight) Meditation. In this how-to video there is an explanation of the four foundations of mindfulness and a guided walking meditation based on creating a clear thought centred on the present reality. Learn all about how to practice walking meditation.

How To: Surrender and not suffer

Adyashanti invites you to slide over into the passenger's seat and stop trying to steer life in the direction of imagined happiness. This profound and transformative satsang makes the alternatives starkly clear: suffer, or surrender and fully enjoy life's incredible journey.

How To: How to use a mala (Buddhist or Hindu rosary)

Learn how you can use a mala and the benefits of counting with a mala with this how to video. While you are sitting in meditation you can use the beads to count inhale and exhale. If you become focused on a certain path then you will have mantras to recite. The benefit to counting on a mala is that you are able to gauge the time that you have been sitting in meditation. Often times our mind wanders, we get frustrated or "fidgety" and wonder "Is it over yet?" But with a mala, you know how long...

How To: Practice mindful prostation meditation for Buddhism

Watch this instructional videos in basic Buddhist Vipassana (Insight) Meditation. In this how-to video there is a demonstration of mindful prostration - a preliminary Buddhism meditation technique which also creates a sense of respect for the meditation practice but, most importantly, it creates clear thought centred on the present reality.

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