What is meditation?
Meditation is an art, which deals with the science of finding one's Higher Self. Itmust not be confused with any technique used for concentration. The objective ofconcentration is to focus all energies towards a single point where as meditationdeals with relaxing the mind so that fewer and fewer thoughts remain. The ultimateaim of all meditation techniques is to reach a blank state of mind, where deeprelaxation is experienced in both mind and body.
Mind, Meditation, Power
Our mind is the most complex mechanism in the universe, where huge amounts ofinformation is processed everyday. The information reaches us through variousmedia such as the people we meet, things we read – magazines, books,newspapers, ads, websites, and through the broadcast media (TV and radio). Thisinformation shapes up our thoughts, which in turn establishes our personality. Dueto this continuous influx of data, the mind never rests and turns into a 24X7chatter-box. Meditation teaches the mind to relax and gradually become silent.
Types of Meditation
There are many types of meditation techniques available such as chakrameditation, transcendental meditation, mind-centered/heart-centered meditationand breathing-based meditation. Ancient meditation practices are relevant eventoday as the games and the problems of the modern human mind are same as thatof its ancestors.Here we will discuss few of the most popular forms of meditation.
The human body is believed to have seven chakras or centers that govern variousfunctions of the being. The wellness of any center depends on how well the chakraassociated with it is functioning.Chakra Meditation is perfect for people looking for a better understanding ofthemselves and the world and universe around them.
Mantra meditation is one of the easiest types of meditation where one a word orthought is repeated over and over again till becomes a rhythm. This creates a kindof harmony and peace inside as slowly it replaces every other thought present inthe mind. Therefore, this type of meditation is ideal for dealing with stressful