You can light candles, sit on a cushion, and follow specific instructions on how to meditate, but the truth is that you already know how. Meditative consciousness is no more than a shifted relationship to yourself and reality; your everyday life is already filled with many moments in which you connect with yourself in this way. You simply need to recognize that you're naturally meditative, and amplify that place inside you. Here are some basics to help you do that.
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Wednesday, August 20, 2008
Meditation 101: What to Do If You're Starting from Scratch
Beliefnet provides beginning meditators with tips for getting started.