Meditation Room Altars – Part One

Not every meditation space needs an altar, but most use one for many reasons. An altar helps focus your intention and inspire your practice no matter what it is. Placed on the altar can be beautiful things that inspire you like an image of someone such as the Lady of Guadalupe, or Shakyamuni Buddha. Beautifully…

Meditation Spaces

Why is it important for meditation spaces to be dedicated? How do you choose just the right place for a meditation space in your home or room? What do you need to consider in that choice? By now you probably have an understanding that this adventure of creating your own meditation space can change your…

Choosing a Meditation Cushion

How Important is the Right Cushion? How do you start in choosing the right meditation cushion?  In truth, a perfect meditation cushion can support the perfect meditation, and an uncomfortable cushion can ruin the best effort even if the intention is perfect. Most people don’t realize that this important decision depends completely on each individual’s…

7 Great Meditation Space Links

Here are 7 great websites that have information about creating a meditation space in your home.  The trend and belief that this may be the answer to way so many take classes, and so few stick with their meditation. Our website is a great resource, and these links will take you to articles that enforce…

Meditation Apps

Some of us have full days, and stressful lifestyles so we can’t always remember to meditate. Here is a solution: smart phone and tablet apps for meditation. Most of these applications have alerts or reminders, and are great choices to use in your meditation space in your home paired with bluetooth speakers.  Some have guided…

Way of Tea Meditation

The Japanese tea ceremony began to evolve its own principles (sabi and wabi) that became a large part of the Japanese culture.  After waning for some years early on, Zen Buddhism was a primary influence in the development of the Japanese tea ceremony and ultimately a connection to meditation spaces. The first documented evidence of what’s called…

Meditation and Art

Part of a perfect meditation space are the visuals, which should support your practice. These images might just be peaceful and quiet, or they may depict a particular image that brings peace to you. It might be religious such as an sacred image of Jesus or Mary. Or it might be the Buddha, or some…

Light Invades Meditation Space – No One Dies!

Inspired by: Ripped Into the Headline – WordPress Daily Prompt The sun comes up in the east, the morning often has sunlight even if the day has clouds. The sun will quietly peak between the horizon and clouds before rising to high to be seen, blocked by the clouds. But what happens when the sun directly streaks…

Meditation is Better

Sink or Swim When I was a kid I used to watch Popeye, the cartoon. He often ended up  with a swami giving him a magic lamp, and some mean giant- Brutus, right? – would attack him, and he’d eat spinach and it would all turn out better because he got strong. Well… let me tell…

The Artist’s Eye – Meditation Space

The Artist’s Eye The afternoon sun slants through the blinds, and the white shears that hang to the floor billow in the breeze coming through the window. There is a hawk that lives high in the large pine tree outside the house, and now and again he gives his high pitched caw that brings to…

A Meditation Space in One Day?

Teach Your (Bloggers) Well If I had one day to create a meditation space, what and how would I do that?  The idea behind this post is to teach my readers to do this for themselves, giving them a perfect and exciting space to meditate their stresses and cares away every day! Don’t miss this post! (I hope I…

10 Reasons for a Meditation Space

People often think their lives are hectic, and wish they could find a way to bring some peace and quiet to their minds. Millions have taken meditation of yoga classes with this same wish ….. but how many actually follow through, and gain the full result? How many give themselves the chance to see if…

Color It Meditation

In the world of art, color is a study that connects with many different places in the mind. So when considering a meditation space it’s good to understand a little about color, and how the eye, the mind, and the intuitive emotions will react to that color. I’m an artist also, so am approaching this from…

A Low Cost Meditation Space

Kmart and meditation: now that’s an odd combination. But I started thinking out of the box. Let’s make a patio meditation/sacred space that is storable, multi-taskable  (doesn’t have to always act as a meditation space) and very inexpensive. This is what I came up with. Kmart for $83.63! (prices vary in different areas, and this of course…