Meditation

What: Perhaps the most widely recognized type of meditation, breathing meditation utilizes your breath as the object of concentration.

Types: Various types of breathing meditation are practiced in Buddhism...

Chronic stress has a major impact on our health, contributing to conditions like anxiety, insomnia, obesity, weakened immune system, heart disease, and more. We asked three Omega teachers for their best tips for recognizing and managing stress....

A habit is a behavior that’s wired into our brains so well that we perform it without thinking. It's automatic.

Neuroscientists at ...

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.

Types...

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...

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