|Sumary of Meditation : Meditation Types, Hindrances, Effects and Benefits|
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Have you noticed that, recently, everywhere you turn, someone is talking about or recommending meditation?
Whether you need to lose weight, have some emotional or mental upset, or perhaps a medical condition, or want to make more money ... meditation is almost always now suggested as part of the process.
Meditation is everywhere.
But, what exactly, is meditation?
Types of Meditation
Just as with yoga, there are many types of meditation.
Although there are some basic "rules" or guidelines, like assuming the correct postureor practicing at certain times of the day, there really is no single or right way to meditate.
Some of the most popular types of meditation include:
☯ Mindfulness Meditation
☯ Concentration Meditation
☯ Loving Kindness Meditation
☯ Attending Meditation
☯ Silent Gratitude Meditation
☯ Breath Meditation
☯ Silent Meditation
☯ Mantra Meditation
☯ Walking Meditation
Summary of Meditation
This infographic from Information is Beautiful summarizes certain key aspects of meditation including the effects and health benefits of meditation, qualities of mind that are thought to be developed as an outcome from a regular meditation practice, common hindrances, and the many types of meditation from several traditions, disciplines or schools including Buddhism, Zen Buddhism, Taoism, Dzogchen (Tibetan Buddhism), Sufism, Transcendental Meditation (TM) and Kundalini Yoga.
Meditation Summary - Information is Beautiful
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