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Instructions on how to meditate, including guided imeditation, on various types of meditation: zazen, mindfulness, and others.
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How to Meditate in a Moment (One Moment Meditation) | MeditationPlex

How to Meditate in a Moment (One Moment Meditation) | MeditationPlex | How to Meditate | Scoop.it

Don’t have time to meditate? This video shows you how to meditate in a moment, starting with a minute. Just enough time to progressively reduce stress, improve focus and find peace throughout your day This animated video is based on Martin Boroson’s popular book, One-Moment Meditation.

http://www.meditationplex.com/how-to-meditate/meditate-moment/

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This is an excellent guide for learning how to find time to meditate even for the busiest folks among us. It starts with a minute, and then gradually and eventually leading up to being able to tune in within at every moment.

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Simple Christian Meditation Instruction (Laurence Freeman) | MeditationPlex

Simple Christian Meditation Instruction (Laurence Freeman) | MeditationPlex | How to Meditate | Scoop.it

Benedictine Monk Laurence Freeman OSB talks about what meditation is and provides a simple meditation technique that Christians, or anyone, can practice. Father Laurence describes the primary experience and nature of meditation, and outlines a simple but effective method using a sacred word or mantra.

http://www.meditationplex.com/how-to-meditate/simple-christian-meditation-instruction-laurence-freeman/

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Having been raised as a Catholic, it's nice to see more open-minded Christian leaders embracing methodologies from other spiritual traditions to deepen the connection with the inner divinity. Excellent video.

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Mindfulness Meditation: Basic Guided Instructions | MeditationPlex

Mindfulness Meditation: Basic Guided Instructions | MeditationPlex | How to Meditate | Scoop.it

David Nichtern, a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche, presents a basic introduction to the practice of Mindfulness Meditation.

 

http://www.meditationplex.com/how-to-meditate/mindfulness-meditation-basic-guided-instructions/

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More step-by-step instructions on different types of meditation practice can be viewed here:

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MeditationPlex's comment, December 12, 2012 9:19 PM
This is a nice step-by-step guide to mindfulness practice. For other techniques of meditation, you can watch other videos at: http://www.meditationplex.com/how-to-meditate/
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Zen Meditation (Zazen) Instruction | MeditationPlex

Zen Meditation (Zazen) Instruction | MeditationPlex | How to Meditate | Scoop.it

Detailed instruction on how to sit zazen (seated meditation) in various positions – full lotus, cross legged, using a chair; also tips on breathing and how to go into and out of meditation periods. Zen Meditation instruction is provided by Yokoji Zen Mountain Center, a Zen Buddhist Training Center located in the Southern California mountains.

 

http://www.meditationplex.com/how-to-meditate/zen-meditation-zazen-instruction/

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Thisi is an easy-to-follow step-by-step instruction for beginning zazen. For more uigded meditation instructions, be sure to check out:

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MeditationPlex's curator insight, March 20, 2013 7:48 PM

Here's another step-by-step instruction from another Zen center. Excellent for anyone practicing, or contemplating on practicing, zazen.

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Guided Meditation on Body, Space, Awareness | MeditationPlex

Guided Meditation on Body, Space, Awareness | MeditationPlex | How to Meditate | Scoop.it
In this guided meditation, Tibetan Buddhist meditation master Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche gives simple instructions for bringing awareness to the body, sensory experience, surroundings, space, and awareness itself. The main point of the practice is to fully embrace the present moment with mindfulness and awareness.

http://www.meditationplex.com/how-to-meditate/guided-meditation-body-space-awareness/
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How to Meditate: Zazen for Beginners | MeditationPlex

How to Meditate: Zazen for Beginners | MeditationPlex | How to Meditate | Scoop.it
Clear, step-by-step instructions on the basics of classical Zen meditation.Here are the instructions from the video:
To begin, you will need a quiet room, comfortable clothes, and a cushion.

http://www.meditationplex.com/how-to-meditate/meditate-zazen-beginners/
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This is an excellent introduction to the beginning practice of zazen. For more video instructions on different types of meditation, go visit:

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MeditationPlex's curator insight, March 20, 2013 7:46 PM

Pretty straightforward. Great for beginners, good refresher for the more advanced.