How Do I Learn Meditation Online?

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  • Written By: N. Madison
  • Edited By: Jenn Walker
  • Last Modified Date: 11 October 2018
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There are many ways to learn about meditation online. You can, for example, choose to read various websites to learn about and compare techniques. Some websites may also provide helpful how-to information in written, video, and audio form. You can also learn a good deal about meditation from enthusiasts in online communities. Additionally, you might find information about offline resources when you search online.

One way to learn about meditation online simply involves reading. There are many websites through which you can learn about various types of techniques and the types of benefits you can expect from them. Such websites also provide information about the types of positions that are best for meditation as well as any special equipment a person may need or want for a particular method. Likewise, some meditation websites will provide helpful comparisons of various techniques or address the pros and cons of various methods for your consideration.


The Internet is also a good source of how-to content you can use to learn how to meditate once you have chosen a method. You can find this type of content presented in a range of formats. For example, some sites may list how-to articles that feature step-by-step instructions for meditating using the technique that interests you. You may also find some that post audio files or videos with which you can follow along and use to learn how to meditate. Additionally, you might find some online classes through which you can learn about meditation.

Sometimes Internet communities can also prove helpful when you want to learn meditation online. For example, you can find message boards and online chat groups in which meditation enthusiasts gather to discuss techniques and a range of matters related to wellness and spirituality. Such groups may prove beneficial for getting advice from people who are actually using the techniques you want to learn. You can also use them to get advice for learning about various techniques and referrals to other websites that have more of the information you need.

While you may find a wealth of free information online, you can also find resources for which you have to pay. For example, you may find some introductory classes that are free, but then find that the more advanced classes require payment. Some downloads may require payment as well. The fact that a resource is free versus fee based is often no reflection its quality or its effectiveness for teaching meditation online.



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