Taoic Meditation Benefits

The term “Taoic” is used to define all the Eastern Religions that are based on the teachings of the Tao or the concept of balance that defines the Universe. Meditation is part of these major religions, Taoism, Confucianism and Shintoism that make up the Taoic traditions.

Each of these religious uses a different approach or technique in their meditative practices; the difference is especially pronounced between the Confucianism and the other more inward looking practices of Taoism and Shintoism.

Taoic Meditation Techniques Or Exercises. Taoic religions are Eastern religions that focus on following the philosophy of the Tao, which is a Universal

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The meditation benefits will differ to some degree based on which path is followed, though there are benefits that are found to be common in all meditative practices. One benefit held in common when practicing the Tao is, when you are out of balance you feel heavy and weighted down on the material side of life, when you are in balance you ‘enlighten’ yourself by letting go of attachment so you can enjoy life with a knowing that you are infinite.

It was 2005 and the Dalai Lama’s brother

Every now and then, while I’m reading all these article and post trying to find the latest and greatest on ‘meditation benefits,’ I run across a really interesting story. I have to tell you this one about the Dalai Lama’s brother really fits the description.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama on Meditation

One of the goals of the author, Tony Evens, was to get an interview with Tendzin Cheogyal, the Dalai Lama’s brother, when he attended the 2005 Mind and Life Conference. He got the interview and shares, not only what, “T.C. as he is affectionately known,” had to say, but how getting to know the Dalai Lama’s brother, changed his perspective and not in the way you might think

“Investigating the Mind: The Science and Clinical Applications of Meditation” was organized by a team of neuroscientists, spiritual leaders and “contemplatives,” including the Dalai Lama, Father Thomas Keating, Dr. Richard Davidson and Dr. Jon

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Just to add a bit more intrigue to help entice you to read the piece, here’s a question that Tony asked at the conference, “Is it true that people are taking medications for spiritual problems?” And that was just one of them, enjoy