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Buddhist Meditation Techniques

Since time immemorial, sages, masters, and mystics have been descending on the planet earth to take humanity towards higher consciousness. They dispel the darkness of ignorance and make it all luminous with their wisdom, love and compassion. They take birth, they become an embodiment of the ultimate experience that can happen to any human being, and do the great work of transforming lives in their own unique ways.

One of such great mystic who graced the mankind is the revered Gautama Buddha, who renounced the comforts and luxuries of world to discover his true eternal nature. He went into deep meditation, attained nirvana, and then illuminated all around with his splendid and gracious presence. Buddha-the enlightened one is not the name of a person but the state of being. And every individual has the potential to be a Buddha, rather every human being is a Buddha, the only difference is that Gautama became awakened Buddha and we are asleep.

Gautama compassionately shared his experiences …