What is Meditation? What is Meditation?
Meditation is a hypometabolicstate that elicits physical & mentalcalm through the reduction/elimination of thoughts.
Thoughtless Awareness = state of higher (“pure”) consciousness(NirvicharaSamadhi; 4
state of consciousness)
Relaxation of body & mind
Pure consciousness, att. focus/alertness/perceptual clarity
Feelings of serenity, joy, bliss
Feelings of compassion=> Stress relief => Concentration,reduced backgroundmental noise=> Mood stability => Emotional resilience=> Social consciousnessSubjective EffectsSubjective EffectsBenefitsBenefits