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A Place of Stillness Blog

What is Mantra Meditation?

What is Mantra Meditation?

Posted by Meera Grace Hoon and Peter Kretzmann on 26th May 2015

A mantra is a sacred sound or expression, often in the form of a word or phrase believed to have spiritual power. Mantras can bring about profound benefits when repeated, particularly in meditati … read more

What is Guided Meditation?

Posted by Meera Grace Hoon on 16th Apr 2015

Guided meditation is a form of meditation where someone else, whether in person or through an audio recording, is taking you through your meditation. The purpose of guided meditation is generally to c … read more
What Is the Origin of Meditation?

What Is the Origin of Meditation?

Posted by Meera Grace Hoon and Peter Kretzmann on 13th Mar 2015

There are many types of meditation and we are here to help you deepen your practice with whichever tradition speaks to you. In previous blog posts, we have explained the basics of meditation,&nbs … read more
Meditation for Beginners: How to get started

Meditation for Beginners: How to get started

Posted by Meera Grace Hoon and Peter Kretzmann on 13th Feb 2015

New to meditation? At MeditationBench.com we want to encourage and inspire everyone to meditate, so we came up with some helpful beginner points to guide you on your journey inward with meditation. Ev … read more
What Is Meditation?

What Is Meditation?

Posted by Meera Grace Hoon and Peter Kretzmann on 28th Jan 2015

Meditation is when the mind and body are still and the heart is open. This is one of our favorites of the many ways to define meditation, because it is so simple and concise. When we quiet our mind an … read more