Article by Chamunda Sawami Ji
In today’s world of strife and competition, meditation is almost indispensable. With people leading a frantic lifestyle, stress is mounting up which in turn is becoming a strong cause of heart disease and high blood pressure. It is thereby important to relax ourselves. And this can be achieved through meditation. Meditation is a simple way to balance one’s physical, emotional and mental well being.
While there are numerous different meditation techniques, you can stick to the technique which suits you the most. Have a glimpse at the under mentioned basic categories of meditation techniques.
Fundamental Meditation Technique: This involves putting your mind at ease & thinking of nothing. This might seem to be complicated for those who are doing it for the first time. A good way to begin is to stop thinking about the problems of your life and instead think of yourself as an observer of your thoughts and let them go as soon as they start materializing. The key is to witness your thoughts without putting any judgments.
Focused Meditation Technique: This essentially means focusing your complete attention on one object without getting distracted by your thoughts. For example, concentrating on a visual object like a statue, the flame of a candle, something auditory like sound of an instrument or simply focusing on your breath. Lot of people find this technique easy & simple compare to the above mentioned technique.
Activity-Oriented or Walking Meditation Technique: With this technique of meditation, you connect yourself in a recurring activity. This calms down the mind, and allows your brain to shift. This involves your body, wherein you can meditate while performing activities like gardening, walking, creating artwork, or practicing yoga. As your mind meanders, focus on your breathing and the movement of the body.
Mindfulness Meditation Techniques: This technique is also known as vipassanna or insight meditation and is practiced by Buddhi sts. It is all about practicing and concentrating on all what you do and all what is going around you during meditation. It is all about staying in the present then thinking about the future. It is a way of self-awakening.
Spiritual Meditating: Though not religion specific, meditation can also be a spiritual practice. Many people experience meditation as a form of prayer. Once the mind becomes calm and quiet, people experience inner wisdom. You can meditate on a single phrase or a question until an answer comes. Though this might seem to be very engaging, this would clear their mind and accept whatsoever comes that day.
Whatever techniques you choose to use, the prospective benefits are obvious and abundant, making it one of the most commonly suggested stress management practices.
About the Author
Chamunda Swami Ji practicing spiritual healing in USA as well as in India. Swami Ji also conducts world tours of his spiritual seminar wherein he gives discourses on Meditation Techniques, Mantra and Tantra followed by a live question and answer session. – Indian Spiritual Healing
www.zshare.net its nothing like starting off the day with a little meditation.even if its 5 hours or even 5 minutes. the important thing is that you start. And after 21 days it will become a habit. there are so many positive benefits you’ll be amazed and your day will be so deferent. and there are so many ways to meditate, you are sure to find the way that suits you best. working on the self is always a inside job. you just got to kick it off. Hey you can meditate off this track it will be cool. I wish peace and joy my friends l. And always live your truth. it is the ultimate statement of who you are.
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