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How many types of meditation are there? Can anyone define.

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"A medium for your meditation"

Do not get confused by types. Start meditating and you'll know your own type. When you meditate all categorizations get dissolved. The meditative state is the same, however you may reach it.
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On the Path to Arhatship

I believe, every action in awareness is a meditation! thanks for posting the question... :-)
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Past 20 years I am doing meditation yogic kriyas and pranayam

There's only one meditation. You see when ever u r aware about YOU you are in meditation. As tour awareness increases your consciousness rises toward completeness and bilss. You should reframe your Question to how many ways i can be in meditation. And answer is there are112 ways anything anyone anywhere... read more
There's only one meditation. You see when ever u r aware about YOU you are in meditation. As tour awareness increases your consciousness rises toward completeness and bilss. You should reframe your Question to how many ways i can be in meditation. And answer is there are112 ways anything anyone anywhere defining or says u will fund within these 112 ways. And it was written in india by sages. Now do a research where its written... Sometimes an aware quest bring great results... read less
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Holistic Healer And Spiritual Guide

Namasthe! There is only one Meditation, but at least there are 112 types or techniques to reach Meditation state. Pls don't get confused Meditation with techniques. There is only one Meditation. Good luck. Thank you.
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Yogi

Every action done in consciousness is a type of meditation my dear..Basically divide them in two categories 1.Dynamic 2.Non Dynamic...Some examples of dynamic are Nataraja meditation,Kundalini meditation, Sufi Whirl meditation,Stop dance..some examples of Non dynamic are Anapaansatiyoga, Japa meditation,... read more
Every action done in consciousness is a type of meditation my dear..Basically divide them in two categories 1.Dynamic 2.Non Dynamic...Some examples of dynamic are Nataraja meditation,Kundalini meditation, Sufi Whirl meditation,Stop dance..some examples of Non dynamic are Anapaansatiyoga, Japa meditation, Ajapa Japa, Mindfullness, Vipasna meditation etc... read less
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Yes Manshi, there are many. If you ask a question I should answer not to start preaching you. You must know that Every body is meditating in some way but unknowingly. And so get result accordingly.
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The main aim is meditation is concentration through 'OM', through picture, through images.
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Trainer

Meditation can be done in different ways like Chanting OM mantra, with Jyoti (Light), Image, Thoughts, Nad dhyan... one should practise which He/She feels comfortable with.
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108 meditation...the famous Indian beads consists of 108 units to say they are 108 types...deeper the mathematics is related to sun, moon and earth...
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Senior Yoga Teacher

Basically there are 3 types of meditation, any type of meditation will fall in one of this category : Meditation on an external object like an image of a favorite God like Rama, krishna etc or sound. You meditate on something that is external to you. This is commonly practiced by most. Meditation on... read more
Basically there are 3 types of meditation, any type of meditation will fall in one of this category : Meditation on an external object like an image of a favorite God like Rama, krishna etc or sound. You meditate on something that is external to you. This is commonly practiced by most. Meditation on specific points in your own body also known as the Chakras or positive qualities of the mind like compassions, forgiveness, happiness etc. Meditation on the the pure consciousness which is beyond the body and the mind. This is an advanced meditation, it is the beginning of vedanta. read less
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