What is Meditation
Meditation is relaxation. It is not about concentration, it’s actually about de-concentration. It’s not about focussing one’s thoughts on one thing, but instead on becoming thoughtless.
There are some benifites of meditations like
- A calm mind
- Good concentration
- Better clarity
- Improved communication
- Relaxation and rejuvenation of the mind and body
Meditation brings the brainwave pattern into an alpha state that promotes healing. The mind becomes fresh, delicate and beautiful. It cleanses and nourishes you from within and calms you, whenever you feel overwhelmed, unstable, or emotionally shut down. With regular practice of meditation.
Ways of Meditation
Tratak-Light a candle and sit down in front of it.
A darkened room is the best. Now, gaze at the candle for as long as you can without blinking. When you have to blink, close your eyes for five breaths. You might see the image of the candle flame between your eyes.
Keep your mind focused on it! Then, open your eyes and stare at the flame again. Just as you did before, close your eyes for five breaths when you blink and concentrate again. Carry on doing this for five to ten minutes.
Do this every day and voila!
You’ll soon find yourself concentrating much more easily.
The technique of Vipassana is a simple, practical way to achieve real peace of mind and to lead a happy, useful life. Vipassana means “to see things as they really are”; it is a logical process of mental purification through self-observation.
Vipassana enables us to experience peace and harmony: it purifies the mind, freeing it from suffering and the deep-seated causes of suffering. The practice leads step-by-step to the highest spiritual goal of full liberation from all mental defilements.