Sufi Meditation and Breathing Practices – Meditation Article

Sufism is the esoteric path within Islam, where the goal is to purify oneself and achieve mystical union with the Supreme (named Allah in this tradition). The practitioners of Sufism are called Sufis, and they follow a variety of spiritual practices, many of which were influenced by the tradition of Yoga in India. In this post, I’ll explore the several types of Sufi meditation techniques. Unlike many of the other meditation techniques, Sufi meditation is spiritual by nature. There is…

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A Brief Timeline of Practices and Traditions – Meditation Article

Meditation started to become really mainstream around the turn of the millennium—but few people are aware of how old and broad this art really is, and how it got developed in different parts of the world. In this short essay, I’ll attempt to give a general map of the history of meditation, and its many contemplative traditions. The information in this article was collected from my years of study in different traditions. Other than that, it’s not easy to find…

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