1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.
  2. We have updated the board style and hope you like it. If you don't, you can switch back by going to https://www.fsuniverse.net/forum/index.php?misc/style Select V Bulletin 3.0 style.

Do you practice meditation?

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by Vash01, May 18, 2011.

  1. Vash01

    Vash01 Fan of Yuzuru, Medvedeva, T&M, Shibs, P&C

    Meditation is a very broad term that covers many different practices, philosophies, disciplines, and sometimes faiths (though most of the ones I know of are not religious).

    Do you practice meditation and what kind (or did in the past)? How long have you been doing it?

    Here is a short list of the ones I am familiar with (some more closely than others):

    Zen (Sato and Rinzai traditions)
    Yoga (not the exercises/postures)
    Sufi (I think this may be religious but I am not sure)

    That's all I can think of right now. I am sure there are many more meditation techniques. They all seem to bring about positive changes, mentally and physiologically. Some research has been done, but I think this field has not been explored a whole lot.

    Please note: Relaxation techniques are not really meditation techniques though after meditation one can feel peaceful and relaxed at times.

    I am also curious to find out what meditation means to different people. I am sure there are many definitions and ideas about it.