Chapter 17

Meditating: Root to Crown

As just about anybody who meditates regularly can tell you, meditation can be tough. It doesn’t seem so hard, really. You just sit there, counting your breaths and trying not to think, or something like that, right?

Actually, meditation means many different things, depending on which tradition you explore. Meditation can be sitting with an empty mind, sitting with a completely mindful mind, counting breaths, chanting a mantra, focusing on a visual point, contemplating a question, or communing with Spirit or a Higher Power. It can happen while sitting or lying down, walking or dancing, laughing or spinning, or making love.

It can also center around the chakras.

Chakra Meditation

Despite all the ...

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