Article by Lily Candice
With the developments of medical science over the past few decades, it may be surprising to some that such a simple and practical way of life such as meditation may be recommended by medical practitioners for the relief and cure of several maladies that afflict us as human beings. Meditation is a personal way of life in which the individual seeks to achieve a balanced state of mind characterized with feelings of love, peace and happiness. It has been scientifically proven that meditation is well able to provide relief and cure for several illnesses; but the main point is that when meditation is practiced sincerely and correctly, it allows the mind to be at peace, avoiding feelings of stress and worry which are responsible for the release of dangerous chemicals into the body – the source of a great number of the sickness prevalent nowadays.Meditation may be simple, but to become grounded in the practice, it would be wise to seek the help of experienced and established meditation teachers who have made the teaching of meditation their lifelong vocation. Such meditation teachers may be found at the Z Meditation Center in Dharamsala, within the Himalayas of India. Z Meditation teaches its own unique form of meditation employing the techniques they refer to as Deep Deconditioning Inquiry, and Radiant Mantras; methods which have proved efficacious over many years, to a wide variety of people from diverse backgrounds. Deep Deconditioning Inquiry, when practiced diligently, will enable you to root out the conditionings and false beliefs which are holding your mind in bondage, causing you to respond to difficult situations and circumstances in a pre-programmed manner. With your mind free from conditionings which you have been stuck with since childhood, and others gathered along the way to adulthood, your reactions to any kind of situation will not be automated but approached from a state of awareness which allows a proper assessment of the problem.Most meditation centers are aware of the difficulties tha t you ma y face in having to make a trip from wherever you are to attend a meditation course in India. This is why most meditation schools, including Z Meditation, have developed meditation courses which may be taken online in an interactive form over the internet. These meditation courses have also been crystallized into meditation books which may be used to learn the art and practice of meditation at your own pace. This being said, to however achieve the highest state of awareness and be well grounded in meditation, it would be necessary for you to take a few weeks out to attend a spiritual retreat.There are no basics requirements for taking to meditation, that is except for a sincere desire to embrace meditation as a way out of the bondage and shackles of the mind; and a minimum level of discipline to enable you follow through with the program. Meditation as it is practiced today is not religiously affiliated in any way, though the roots of the practice are from ancient religious practice. These age old truths have however been developed into a more cosmopolitan leaning, taking into mind the evolution of the human being and her society.
About the Author
Lily Candice is regular article writer for Meditation in India at Z Meditation in India