Sitting Meditation, Standing Meditation, Walking Meditation, Guided Meditation, Working Meditation are some types of meditation. In fact, meditation is often done at any time. In certain parts of the planet, Buddhist practitioners will repeat a particular mantra all day long. Until it comes almost like a habit.
It is said that Gandhi repeated the name Ram (a Hindu God) and he even repeated it so often that he repeated it after he had been shot.
Meditation or mindfulness because it is named within the Buddhist sense are often done even while cleaning while working while doing anything physical. Meditation comes within the sort of sitting, standing, and walking. it's said that within the Buddhist tradition you want to die either standing or sitting but it's not good for a Buddhist monk to die lying down...it's a sign of a scarcity of commitment.
Meditation is especially meant to focus the mind, to clear the mind of thoughts, to realize insight into the character of the mind, or to form the mind purified. In its simplest form, it's always a process of watching the thoughts produced by the mind and not getting involved.
As an excellent Indian sage said, "You watch people on the road and do not concentrate on anyone specifically but merely allow them to walk by" that's how you ought to be about your thoughts. don't remain connected or caught in anybody of them specifically but simply allow them to happen. enter them, move through them, see through them, but never get caught in them.
To begin in Meditation, all you've got to try to do is locate a cushy spot, lay out a blanket or pillow, sit on the pillow, and cross your legs. Fold your hands comfortably, and let your eyes close. Gently breath fully inward and fully outward, and watch or observe your breath because it moves. you'll meditate for 20 minutes or an hour or more, but it takes about 20 minutes before there's any quiet effect.
Meditation has countless health benefits, so it's my hope that you simply will pursue it beginning today.