What is Meditation?
Prayer allows you to talk to the Divine and petition for assistance. Meditation allows you to become one with the Divine and discover the divine within your inner being.
Meditation has been practiced around the world in every known religion, from Buddhism to Christianity. Many people have meditated for spiritual communication, personal fulfillment, as a form of worship or just to relax and relieve stress. During this century western societies have begun to recognize the benefits of meditation.
There are numerous forms of meditation techniques around the world. If one doesn’t work for you, don’t get discouraged. Try another method. This is one of those things where you simply need to keep going until you find the method that works for you. The method I teach is usually called Free-Form, there’s no mantra, no drumming or specific stance or posture. There’s just you, your mind and learning to relax and go within yourself. If you’d like a step by step process for Free-Form Meditation, you can find my Learning To Meditate here on Reflections. Continue reading →
As a student of metaphysics and magik, I have been fortunate to teach, as well as learn from others about the many methods and modalities of Meditation.
The following is a Student Guide I hand out in my own Meditation Classes. Included in this guide is a short introduction to meditation methods and the benefits of a meditation routine. As well as, a step-by-step instruction manual for anyone to follow and to learn meditation on their own.
What is Meditation?
Prayer allows you to talk to the Divine and petition for assistance or honor the Divine force in your life. Meditation allows you to become one with the Divine and discover the divine within your own inner being.
Meditation has been practiced around the world in every known religion, from Paganism, Buddhism to Christianity and beyond. Many people have meditated for spiritual communication, personal fulfillment, as a form of worship or spiritual practice, and even just to relax and relieve the stress of life. Continue reading →
Let me say right up front that I’m not a Numerologist. Numbers and I seem to have an interesting ebb and flow relationship. There are many experts who swear by their accuracy and ability to provide insight and information into a variety of aspects not only in your life, but to life, spirit, the Universe and everything.
Mathematics is the only language shared by all humans regardless of culture, religion, or gender. We all use the same constructs to add up a basket of groceries regardless of country fund be it dollars, yen, rubles or pounds. This type of literacy is called numeracy, which has been the shared language of people throughout history and across continents. It links together people from ancient times, old scholars and medieval merchants to artists, modern astronauts and presidents.
It’s a language that can explain DNA, planetary motion, weather patterns, make a batch of cookies, travel from Montreal to Miami or Boston to Bangkok. And it can even be used to explain the mysteries of the Universe. Is it no wonder then that even ancient scholars placed a great significance on the meaning of numbers and developed methods of foresight using their powerful language.
Numerology is the study of the divine or mystical relationship between a count or measurement and life. It has many systems and traditions and beliefs. Continue reading →