Mindfulness Meditation vs Concentration Meditation

Mindfulness Meditation vs Concentration Meditation

Our brain is being continuously bombarded by different thoughts and ideas, about 6 000 thoughts a day. And due to this continuous thought processing our brain stays in that agitated, in that hot mode. So, the fundamental idea of meditation is to find a way to protect the brain from processing those thoughts. In this video, we talk about the 2 options for how to make it happen

0:00 – Introduction
0:43 – The fundamental idea of meditation
1:20 – Concentration meditation – blocking those thoughts from entering our brain
1:51 – Mindfulness meditation – letting those thoughts get through without sticking to the brain
2:25 – Comparing these two meditation categories
4:28 – Form vs formless meditation
5:05 – Examples
5:48 – Meditation health benefits
6:55 – Summary

You might be quite surprised to learn that all available, all-known meditation practices can be placed in just these 2 categories – concentration meditation and mindfulness meditation. That’s it!

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  1. @naps.natureandpeacefulsoun1930 on December 22, 2023 at 10:06 pm

    Great video. Love it so much ❤❤❤

  2. @nataliialebid1336 on December 22, 2023 at 10:07 pm

    Thank you! I will now be more careful about the choice of meditation

  3. @MrAndrsi on December 22, 2023 at 10:08 pm

    Cool tips for the people who just started meditating!

  4. @indusol1362 on December 22, 2023 at 10:08 pm

    Good video, to the point

  5. @sadhanatatale4462 on December 22, 2023 at 10:08 pm

    By v vbb

  6. @user-fq5ly3jj5g on December 22, 2023 at 10:30 pm

    Can you cite some sources for the individual benefits for concentration vs insight? I may be experiencing this very thing and I need to research further.

  7. @annabutenina5342 on December 22, 2023 at 10:33 pm

    Thank you for explaining basics in tightly packed manner keeping the essentials of the topic!

  8. @chimavictor6186 on December 22, 2023 at 10:40 pm

    You explained everything thing thanks

  9. @amanullahpatel4747 on December 22, 2023 at 10:45 pm

    It was really very excellent

  10. @annatitova7582 on December 22, 2023 at 10:46 pm

    One of the best videos I’ve watched!

  11. @ryuyump on December 22, 2023 at 10:46 pm

    Very clear and concise. Thank you!

  12. @adrianrs9520 on December 22, 2023 at 10:57 pm

    this was really good timing for me, I just started meditating last week and wanted to learn more about it

  13. @MartinKPettersson on December 22, 2023 at 10:57 pm

    Having lived as a Buddhist monk for many years I agreee. There are basically only two different ways of meditating. They can be used in many different techniques and they tend to have different feel and texture. Mindfulness/insight practice is generally softer wider focus whereas concentration meditation is usually more single pointed, harder and narrow to the exclusion of everything else.

    Good video and will be sure to help many people!