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Meditation Technique – A Preflight Checklist

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Meditation Technique – A Preflight Checklist

The most important thing in meditation is to be able to relax, especially to quiet the mind. So if you know any other relaxation techniques, besides your meditation, that would help you relax before you start, then make them a part of your routine. Exercising, hatha yoga or a few minutes in a hot tub are a couple ideas. If you’re not in the best frame of mind, try remembering a happy event, or think of a favorite joke. It’s best to get yourself into an upbeat attitude to help the meditation process kick in right, allowing the focus to be on getting in touch with the highest parts of your being.



The Sound of Silence

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The Sound of Silence

Virtually every civilization in the world has had some type of creation myth that involved sound, usually sound that was equated with consciousness and that this celestial sound was the first creation, so that everything else created came from such ‘otherworldly’ sound in the ether. A number of spiritual, mystical and religious texts have spoken of this metaphysical equation of sound as an element of their most honored traditions.