Monday, October 11, 2010

HEALTH: How to Meditate

Meditation has been done by many different religions for thousands of years. Now modern science and medicine have measured the benefits of this age-old tradition and it shows the regular meditation can lower blood pressure, reduce of some pain, and lower stress levels.:

  • Confidence and self control
  • Improved concentration
  • Inner certainty
  • Ability to focus and work efficiently
  • Ability to let go of negative emotions such as anger and paranoia
  • Improved posture
  • Greater enjoyment of the physical
  • Better personal relationships
  • Improved health

Learn the basics of Zen meditation in about five minutes.

This is a simple but very complete step-by-step video on how to meditate, and it was produced at the Hazy Moon Zen Center in Los Angeles. It shows the precise instructions given in their beginner’s class. The video is in English with English subtitles. Now you have everything you need to begin, and to begin again.