Meditation

What: Sound meditation uses pleasant, nonvocal sound as the object of concentration. The sound can come from a variety of objects, including chimes, cymbals, metal or crystal bowls, shamanic drums, or a gong.

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This meditation retreat with emerging teacher David Harshada Wagner is unlike anything you can imagine.

Meditation is a key practice in this retreat, but the week is really...

Meditation for Beginners provides a survey of meditation techniques to start the beginner and refresh the experienced meditator.

Spiritual traditions throughout the ages have...

After miraculously surviving a plane crash in Myanmar, Allan Lokos shares what his long and painful recovery process is teaching him about humanity’s ability to survive—and even thrive—in the face of suffering....

Omega is pleased to welcome for the first time Anam Thubten, one of the rising Buddhist teachers in the West. Combining humor, personal stories, and the wisdom he has found on his own spiritual journey, Thubten is...

In its outward manifestation, meditation appears to involve either stopping, by parking the body in stillness that suspends activity, or giving oneself over to flowing movement. In either case, it is an embodiment of wise attention, an inward...

In the Psalms, we read “Be still, and know that I am God.” In the Gospel of Matthew, we are instructed, “But when you pray go to your inner room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret; and your Father who sees in secret, will...

What: Moving meditation allows you to turn any form of conscious movement into a sacred body prayer. Some people use the practice to express themselves and experience the present moment, while others set an intention to...

The GPS in my car never gets mad at me, no matter how many times I turn to avoid the torn-up street she has recommended. She just says, "Recalculating,” and directs me to turn right, and then right again, until I am back where she wanted me—on...

The ultimate habitual pattern is samsara itself—the wheel of habitual cyclic existence that causes all your suffering. The karma that drives the wheel—the three poisons of attachment, aggression, and ignorance—are actually deep-seated habits of...

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