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Minute Meditations

Posted by Melbourne Meditation Centre on January 12, 2011

Minute Meditations

One minute. That's all you need to take the sting out of stress. The following meditations can all be done in 60 seconds or less. Find the ones that work best for you, and adapt them freely to your needs - they can make a huge difference to the way you feel.
Sigh gently... Take a nice slow, full breath, drawing oxygen deep into the lungs - then sigh gently as you exhale, watching the breath until it fades into stillness. Pause, savour the feeling and repeat if desired. Each time you do this see if you can notice something new about the breath.
Gratitude... is a great attitude. When you catch yourself complaining or being...

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    • WebWooky
    • Posted by WebWooky on April 04, 2012
    • Great tips! :)

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What is meditation?

Posted by Diamond Way Buddhism Melbourne on September 30, 2012

What is meditation?
Group Buddhist Meditation

Meditation in a Buddhist context means ‘effortlessly resting in the here and now’. This state can be achieved through methods such as...

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Who was Buddha?

Posted by Diamond Way Buddhism Melbourne on September 27, 2012

The historical Buddha was born in approximately 570 BC in Northern India. After a long search, in deep meditation he recognised the nature of mind and reached enlightenment. The Buddha’s teachings, which make beings fearless, joyful and kind, are the main religion in several East Asian countries. Since the early seventies, the profound...

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The Art Of Meditation

Posted by Salara Kalman on November 07, 2012

It is not about stilling the mind. It is not about emptying the mind.
It is much simpler than either of these.
It is not about breathing in the positive and breathing out the negative.
It is much easier than that.
It is about considering the idea that we have two minds.  
The ‘every day mind' which allows us to multi-task and predominantly keeps us “on the straight and narrow”, but is also the "monkey-mind" and it is  responsible for our scattered thinking!  
The other, and far more powerful is our  “Soul Mind”.  When we connect with our soul mind, we can safely leave our everyday...

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