• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Yt Meditation Workshop
 

Yt Meditation Workshop

on

  • 412 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
412
Views on SlideShare
412
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
1
Downloads
13
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Yt Meditation Workshop Yt Meditation Workshop Presentation Transcript

    • Meditation Workshop Projectline Services
      • Definitions and Types
        • A state of concentrated attention on some object
        • Musing/contemplation
          • Mindfulness (Vipassana)
          • Single Pointed Focus
            • (Concentration, or Dharana - Dhyana)
          • Movement
          • Chanting/Sound-driven
      • Origins
        • Eastern religions (>5K years)
        • India, China, Japan
        • Buddhism, Yoga, Tantra
      • Increase
      • Relaxation
      • Mental potential
        • Concentration, creativity, clear thinking
      • Physical well-being
      • Self-observation
        • Breath Awareness and Conscious Control
      Doctors estimate that 80 to 90 percent of all health problems are caused or aggravated by stress.
      • Decrease
      • Action/karma
          • Benefit others
          • The teachers of the Tradition live for others only : that the suffering of many may be alleviated.
      • Heart rate
      • Respiratory rate
      • Blood pressure
      • Oxygen consumption
      • Muscle tension
      • Logical thought
      • Stretch and Breathe
        • Loosens the muscles and tendons allowing you to sit (or lie) more comfortably.
        • Starts the process of “going inward” and brings added attention to the body
        • Breathing deep slows the heart rate, relaxes the muscles, focuses the mind and is an ideal way to begin practice.
      • Remember the purpose and method
        • Single-pointed focus on some object/word
      • Start Small
        • Same bat-time, Same bat-channel
        • Many times a day
      • Be okay with frustration
      • Preparation
        • Diaphragmatic Breathing
          • (Makrasana = “sleeping crocodile” or Savasana = “corpse pose”)
      • Correct Vertical Posture – S curve, not straight
      • Systematic Relaxation
      • Awareness of Breathing
        • Exhalation 2:1 (twice as long as inhale)
      • Focus (mantra, breath)
      • Repetition - at least once a day
      • Can’t ever hurt you
      • It is not in the length of the period of sitting that success lies, bit in intensifying the awareness, which comes gradually. 
      • The greatest tool for relaxation and stress reduction lies within you!!
      • http://zenhabits.net/2007/11/meditation-for-beginners-20-practical-tips-for-quieting-the-mind/
      • http://www.learningmeditation.com/
      • http://www.meditationcenter.com/
      • http://www.1stholistic.com/Meditation/hol_meditation.htm
      • http://www.how-to-meditate.org/
      • http://www.bindu.org/writings.asp
    •