What is Concentrative Meditation?

Concentrative Meditation Practice is all about finding a single point of focus and maintaining attention on that point. Often, a word or phrase is repeated - also known as a Mantra.

Looking for a specific practice in Concentrative Practice? Here are a few great options:

Transcendental Meditation (TM)

Origins - Hinduism, founded by Maharishi Mahesh

Who should practice?

Those seeking structure in practice, who are looking for a more defined practice

About

Transcendental Meditation is a mantra-based technique with origins in Ancient India. Each individual is given a personal mantra to be used for the vibrational qualities it imbues to settle the mind. The mantra is provided by a certified teacher based on factor specific to the individual practitioner.

Primordial Sound Meditation (PSM)

Origins - Vedic Tradition, founded by Deepak Chopra and David Simon

Who should practice?

Those seeking structure in practice, who are looking for a more defined practice

About

Primordial Sound Meditation utilizes a mantra and is a silent practice. As a practitioner you are given a mantra that is unique to you based on Vedic mathematical formulas. The mantra is meant to represent the vibrational sound of the Universe at the time and place of your birth.


Mantra Meditation

Origins - Many spiritual traditions including Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism and Islam have incorporated Mantra Meditation into their spiritual practices

Who should practice?

Those seeking structure in practice, with the ability to choose an intent/outcome of practice.

About

Mantra Meditation may be utilized in either a spiritual or secular context. Mantra is

a Sanskrit word that translates to “mind freedom”.

Mantra is either recited or listened to. Sound is vibration and at our core, we are also vibration – cellular, thought, emotion. When mantra is repeated in Meditation the vibration creates alignment in all areas of our mind-body system.

Looking for guided meditation resources?

Check out the Insight Timer app!