There are a number of meditation techniques for effective meditation.
The different techniques are suited to different personality types. While some techniques are concentrative, involving focusing, other techniques are expansive such as 'Vipassana' meditation which allows for the free flow of thoughts and their observation.
Presented below are some of the common meditation methods. Only a brief insight is provided and meditation should be learnt under the guidance of a Guru.
- Mantra Meditation
- Chakra Meditation
- Steady gaze (Trataka)
- Vipassana Meditation
- Raj Yoga Meditation
- Nada yoga