Article by Subodh Gupta
Meditation is a practice of mind. During meditation process practitioners learns to transcend the mind with the help of mind.
The more advanced is the practitioner, the more calm and happier he become.
There are different techniques of meditation and normally all starts with withdrawing the attention from outside world and leads towards concentration before entering the meditative state.
Meditation according to a noble teacher Shri S.N. Goenka Ji, “From the gross external apparent truth, one penetrates to the ultimate truth of mind and matter. Then one transcends that and experiences a truth which is beyond mind and matter, beyond time and space, the truth of total liberation from all suffering. It is the final goal of everyone”.
Meditation has numerous benefits both at the level of mind and physical body.
Benefits of Meditation
(a) Meditation good for brainAccording to Scientists, there are evidence that suggests that meditation could boost parts of the brain and the immune system.
(b) Meditation for stress management People started practicing meditation worldwide as a means to reduce stress or to help them with pain caused by various illnesses.
(c) Meditation can help to remain calm in any situation.
(d) Meditation develops intuition-a capacity to understand and foresee.
(e) Most of the diseases stem from the discord between mind, intellect and body. Meditation will bring your body, mind and intellect, into harmony and hence peace.
(f) It encourages deeper understanding of oneself and hence others. Thus one can follow his chosen path with more precision.(g) Meditation will lead you towards path of non violence. As a result you will gradually stop injuring yourself and other during work, in relationships, etc.
(h) Regular practice of meditation will certainly make the will power of the practitioner stronger. When the mind is stronger you can achieve what you want from life and stay peacefully and happy.
Issued in public interest by celebrity trainer Subodh Gupta.Meditation in London
About the Author
Subodh Gupta is the author of numerous books on yoga, weight loss and stress management. He has been interviewed by various TV channels and his views and articles appear regularly in magazines and newspapers in India and the UK.
Subodh Gupta is based in London and conducts yoga, weight loss, nutrition and stress counselling sessions for a number of celebrities.