A Brief Introduction to Different Meditation Techniques

Woman practicing yoga lesson, breathing, meditating

Metta meditation

Mindfulness meditation

A young man at his desk engaging in a quick mindfulness meditation break
Mindfulness meditation can ideally be practised anywhere and anytime

Zen meditation

A young woman meditating outdoors with her eyes shut and her hands in a mudra formation.
Zen meditation is often called ‘thinking about not thinking’

Guided meditation

A man and woman lying down and being taken through a guided meditation session with a facilitator playing the Tibetan bowl.
Relaxing sounds and music play an important role in different meditation techniques

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Arnold Mascarenhas

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Lokyatha is an education focused initiative to enable young adults to live better, more fruitful lives by delivering real world life skills.