Start your meditation by burning some incense and leave it to do its magic turning the house into a zen zone. Because incense is known for releasing a fragrant smoke when burnt, it plays a big role in aromatherapy. It has a lot of benefits that can help you when you meditate as it helps you relax, unwind, reducing stress and anxiety, and it is said to stimulate creativity.
Sandalwood Prayer Beads
These prayer beads are known to be a powerful aid to enhance mediation, increasing the power of your wishes and stimulates a sense of awareness. And it’s been known for years. Furthermore, the sandalwood scent is said to bring tranquility and connection with divinity, releasing stress, strain and anything hindering you from opening your third eye.
Tibetan Singing Bowl
Get yourself one of these magical Tibetan singing bowls. These bowls produce a rich, deep tone when played. It is said they promote relaxation and offer powerful healing properties. Take it from Buddhist monks who have been using these gems for ages now for meditation and they will help you along the journey of sitting with yourself and starting the day with amazing tunes and sounds sure to calm you and help to focus on meditating.
Get Yourself A Book On Meditation
How about you start and finish your day with something filled with motivation? Get The Miracle of Mindfulness by Thich Nhat Hanh, a firm favourite to all who seek being mindful and starting to embark on a spiritual journey. This is a book to live by. It is a meditation manual that will be your guide. The book focuses on the following topics:
- The Essential Discipline
- The Miracle Is To Walk on Earth
- A Day Of Mindfulness
- The Pebble
- One Is All, All Is One: The Five Aggregates
- The Almond Tree In Your Front Yard
- Three Wondrous Answers
- Exercises in Mindfulness
- Nhat Hanh: Seeing with the Eyes of Compassion
- Selection of Buddhist Sutras