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Apparently a lot of people at Instructables want to learn how to meditate. So here it is. The meditation instructable.
 
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Step 1: Background of Meditation

Definition-The Deep Concentration of the Mind

Meditation is thought to have originated in India over 4000 years ago. Buddha helped spread meditation throughout the east. From there it traveled across the world. Meditation is a powerful technique. With meditation you can think more clearly and creatively, "reboot" your brain, picture yourself scoring the winning goal thus building confidence, and practice conversations.

Things needed:
1-A quiet place to relax
2-Ability to get your body into a somewhat comfortable position
3-Yourself

One and two aren't necessary but can help a beginner.

Step 2: Preparation

Before you meditate select a calm quiet area to help you think more clearly. This could be your room, a park, or the beach. Next get into a comfortable position. You don't have to do that thing with your legs if you don't want to. Instead lying in your bed or sitting a comfy chair would work as well.

Hint: If you are to busy to meditate during the day you can take 5-10 minutes lying in bed practicing before you try to go to sleep.
jgoff37 months ago
Good guide.
lalitha17292 years ago
but all says meditation and yoga will be done in presence of guide first..is it true?
This is visualization not meditation.
papermaster5 years ago
i always wondered how to meditate.......thanx :)
Coopah2235 years ago
nice cankles, mate!
MarkMeansMe5 years ago
thankyou!! meditating really calms me down and helps me go to sleep. and also, for an added bonus, i love to fly in my meditation!!
Cryptonat6 years ago
This is an alright, basic 'ible but it lacks the proper amount of information. You could expand this by including theory, more practice, and the effects of daily meditation. All the information you would ever need is through a Google search. Basically, what I am saying is: Please expand significantly. However, the 'ible you have is well written. Thank you.
bowmaster6 years ago
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sardines454 (author)  bowmaster6 years ago
"We have a "be nice" comment policy. Please be positive and constructive with your comments or risk being banned from our site." Guess you must have missed this.
Zujus7 years ago
Nice instructable but i think i can make better...
sardines454 (author)  Zujus7 years ago
You can make better if you want but I still won the T-shirt
It's not about t-shirts. It's about helping people by sharing knowledge. We should be grateful to anyone who wants to help others.
What? I want a t-shirt! But, ya, it's also about learning how to meditate, I agree.
sardines454 (author)  jeffreyf7 years ago
Ok
I don't need t-shirts. :) I have one.
jeffreyf Zujus7 years ago
That would be excellent.
Shomen7 years ago
Thanks! Cool exercises.
Vinstepula7 years ago
Thanks for posting this. I always wondered what meditating is like. This is perfect for beginners. Although it might be nice if you could also for a few more steps further and add in tips or more for advance learnings? Just an idea. It kinda seems like it cuts off suddenly. :P Congrats on getting the t-shirt.
Sweet
Mitten7 years ago
I love your pictures! They really convey the text.
LMAO!!! definition of sarcasm!
For once.... that's absolutely right :)