Meditation with nature sounds

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yp2300
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Meditation with nature sounds

Post by yp2300 » Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:11 pm

I listen to nature sounds when I try to do meditation by myself.



Do you have any preferred music and/or sounds?

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Re: Meditation with nature sounds

Post by Yavana » Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:18 pm

I mostly listen to the sound of my own chanting as I chant. If I do engage in seated meditation, I try not to be picky about any background noise, much less worry about aesthetics. But if forced to choose...


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Re: Meditation with nature sounds

Post by joy&peace » Sat May 18, 2019 5:00 pm

Meditation in nature is great, or with nature sounds. Very much benefit there.
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Re: Meditation with nature sounds

Post by SunWuKong » Sat May 18, 2019 6:02 pm

When i go outside and hear the birds and insects, the trees blowing in the wind, I always pause to meditate. But normally when i do sitting meditation it's enough noise, my clock, my wife in the kitchen, traffic on the streets, lawn service workers, construction... I smile and think of those noises as the sound of Buddha Fields at play
"We are magical animals that roam" ~ Roam

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Re: Meditation with nature sounds

Post by Sennin » Thu May 23, 2019 12:47 am

I enjoy outside practice the most.
So spacious and refreshing.
Listening to the wind and relaxing.
Look...gold!
Go no paradigm. No need for limitations.

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Re: Meditation with nature sounds

Post by well wisher » Sat May 25, 2019 2:56 pm

Similar experience here. When I go outside to sit on a bench at my local park , then let go of my wandering thoughts, and focus only on my breath, or mental recitation of a Buddha's name.
For those moments there I stop worrying about daily life matters (like economy, jobs, food, video games competitions, strife and arguments ... etc.).

Feels like ... bliss!

Truly inspirational , nature is! :thumbsup:
It does not need to hurry, and it continues to flourish without the need of any money.
Sometimes fun to watch the birds fly by, or the squirrels foraging.

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