Active Meditation

Visualisation  /  Contemplation Active Meditation is sometimes argued as being the most rewarding for the beginner – particularly for those whose outward life style is full of mental stimulation.  In the early stages of practice, it is often difficult for such people to make the transition from much mental activity to that of complete passivity. continue reading…

Passive Meditation

Receptive  /  Inspired The idea of Passive Meditation is to allow the mind to remain ‘still’ and not bring it into active participation with events.  In other words the person receives impressions or influences, but only as a passive spectator, and not as an actor in the scene. This process is often extremely hard for continue reading…

Relaxation – Techniques / Preparation

Preparation Preparation for meditation is particularly important, as it is not at all easy to rush from your everyday life straight into a receptive mode.  It takes time to ‘switch off’ and the following process is well worth observing. 1. Allocate a favorite place, where it is quiet, and away from possible interruption. It is continue reading…

Meditation – Purpose and Benefits

     “There is more to life than simply increasing its speed” Gandhi Until fairly recently the word ‘meditation’ was thought by many to relate to the chosen few, and conjured up images of Buddhist monks in ancient temples, or long haired hippies sat cross legged in a field. However, since our everyday lives are now so continue reading…