Article by Bertil Hjert
With a lot of awareness related to meditation and its’ immense benefits on the individual who practices it have increased the curiosity of million of people across the globe. They are highly inquisitive about learning meditation and all related to this unique form of contemplation that unites body, mind and soul.
Experts who have been practicing meditation for years feel that learning meditation is not a cake walk. One needs a lot of research, will power and little knowledge about the topic prior to getting into the act.
Also if you are meditating for a special purpose, make sure that you have complete trust on the power of meditation and its’ ability to let you achieve what you desire. This is the only way to learn meditation and get benefited from it.
When you initiate with meditation, it will be quite difficult for you in the beginning. The reason is that there are several changes in your body and mind.
The mind does not like to stop thinking and most people find it difficult to sit still for long periods. This is the reason that most people have many doubts regarding meditation and its benefits in the long run.
Here is an important piece of advice related to how to approach meditation and deal with certain problems:
a) The power of thinking
Most people when meditating for the first one. They will also find it surprising about how busy their mind really is. Most scientists estimate that about 80,000 thoughts go through the mind every day. There are a lot of things inside the brain. This is the main reason why people often feel quite isolated and separate from one another.
The brain is over loaded with various thoughts. These thoughts are further divided into several smaller thoughts. As soon as a person sits on a cushion and classes his eyes, the mind opens to the power of thought and its hold on them.
When someone starts the process of meditation, one finds it hard to concentrate and meditate. The feeling can even arise that it is har d to sta y still because no one is used to stay still for so long. This is very normal.
b) Being still
Deep inside the mind, there is something real and stability that each one of us is capable to focus on. This is pure consciousness. One requires to get into tune with the breath one takes in and through out. This eventually leads to peace of mind, reduction of cravings and feeling of oneness with the rest of the world.
a) Positive energy
The positive energy inside a person gets increased and deeply routed via following the instructions of a good teacher. A good teacher can help a student with important thing such as posture and how to practice. The possible energy is very important to carry out any task successfully. This fills you up with a lot of hope, faith and will desires you have in life.
Starting off with meditation may be difficult. However, you will be able to get used to the act.
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