What is Meditation?

There are many definitions of what Meditation is and for us at Openhand various purposes. In many cases it is about becoming totally here and present in the moment of now. Meditation is an invaluable tool for discovering our true nature and who we really are.

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Meditation can happen through stillness, breathing, movement, connection with nature and just simply being present. There are many varied techniques.

Here below are Openhand's articles on Meditation offering much deeper consideration.

Index of articles on Meditation:

Meditating on the Inner Flame

Submitted by OpenhandTeam on Mon, 10/16/2006 - 02:59

How do we kindle the flame within?
Many enlightened masters have spoken of the fire of inner transformation burning away the dross and bringing heightened states of awareness and empowerment. What are they talking about? Is this a real phenomenon and if so, how do you make your inner flame burn brightly?

Morning shower meditation

Submitted by OpenhandTeam on Fri, 10/06/2006 - 03:06


Want to feel invigorated in the morning? Try this...
Here's a morning meditation that you can do in 5 minutes while taking a shower and is sure to rev you up better than any cafe latte.

Turn the bathroom light off - you'll see why later. Set the shower to a warm comforting temperature and begin by feeling the warmth on your skin as the water trickles down your body. Imagine you are stood under a cleansing waterfall of golden light...