Saturday, August 2, 2014

What Type of Meditation Is Best for You?

Patricia Monaghan reveals how to find and stick with a meditation practice that meets your needs.
In 1902, the great American philosopher William James published a seminal book, Varieties of Religious Experience. Not himself religious, he asked a number of people what they meant by “religion.” Perhaps not surprisingly, he found that this common word had many meanings, ranging from piety to mysticism to saintliness.

In the same way, the term “meditation” has many possible meanings, from a state of deep relaxation conducive to better physical health, to a spiritual union with something beyond the human — with dozens of possibilities between. Read more

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