Parampreet Singh

Can meditation be bad for me?

The short answer is yes it can. I know this sounds strange, but I am very excited about this episode because. It’s something I’ve been wanting to talk about for a long time. It’s very important and most people don’t hear this message very much. Before I start talking about how meditation can be really…

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Will meditation make me dull and lacking emotion?

Will meditation make me dull and lacking emotion? The short answer is no! Absolutely not. It’s a hard, no. The people who I know and I have known across decades who meditate are the most expressive emotionally. They’re full of joy and lightness and playfulness. They’re open to being vulnerable. They acknowledge the brevity and…

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Do I need a mantra to meditate?

Do you need a mantra to meditate? The short is answer is no, you do not. The slightly longer answer is no, you definitely do not. But you might want to try one or two or ten if you’re acoustically inclined. What is a Mantra? The Sanskrit root of the word mantra is man which…

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What should I do when thoughts come up?

One of the most common questions about meditation is what do I do with those distracting thoughts that come up during meditation? In truth, this question is as much about emotions as it is about thoughts. Thoughts and emotions are connected. They’re two sides of the same coin. So the question is really what to…

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Can I learn meditation from a book?

The short answer? Yes, you pretty much can. It’s a short answer, but it’s not like a super high endorsement with spectacular confidence answer. But the answer is still yes, you can. Books and meditation have a grand tradition together. A lot of the meditative literature, mostly in Sutras, are in a written form. Of…

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How do I know if I’m meditating?

How do I know if I’m meditating? The best measure might be how are you feeling when you’re not on the meditation cushion? Do you notice a change in your physical or emotional well-being? Even a little bit? If you’ve been meditating for a while and absolutely nothing has changed in your day to day…

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Can I meditate lying down?

The classic meditation posture is sitting cross legged, statue like. But if you’re not able to do this, is it okay to meditate lying down? What to look out for when meditating lying down.

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Isn’t meditation boring?

At first glance meditation seems as boring as watching paint dry. But what if we’re wrong about watching paint dry and it’s the most exciting thing we could possibly do?

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How can I meditate in stressful times?

How can I meditate in stressful times? When times are tough, we need meditation more than ever. Is Life a Circus? The entire world is going through some stressful times. Right now it’s April 4, 2020 as I record this and we’re just in the midst of an almost global lockdown because of the Coronavirus….

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