Archive for the Meditation category

Why meditate?

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Meditation is such a key part of almost every spiritual tradition, and is recommended as a part of practically all magickal practice…  But why?  What's so great about it? I've always been an enthusiast for meditation and would recommend it to almost everyone, but my reasons for recommending it have changed over the years.  I […]

The stages of a meditation session (a lightweights guide)

Monday, November 29th, 2010

I get the impression there's a fair amount of confusion about what meditation practice is like.  Some people seem to think that it 'should' be really easy, and therefore become frustrated when they can't achieve their goal quickly.  Others seem to think that it's incredibly difficult and therefore they don't try.  A lot of people […]

Aversion to meditation

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Thinking about how I've used meditation over the years, and my daily practice, got me thinking about the idea of 'aversion to meditation' – that is, the experience I've had a number of times where I want to meditate, but I find I just can't. There's many reasons one might not be able to meditate […]

Types of meditation

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

Meditation is generally considered to be one of the key aspects of spiritual practice, and I've made extensive use of it over the years.  It's one of the first practices I'd recommend someone explore when they first become interested in spirituality.  So no doubt I'll be rambling on about it here a fair amount.  A […]

Regular practice

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

One of the things I'll be writing about here is my regular magickal practice – the stuff I try to do daily to try and progress my magickal life.  So to begin with I thought I'd just lay out what it is I do at the moment. Currently I take an hour a day to […]