1
Meditation is an approach to training the mind, similar to the way that fitness is an approach to training the body. But many meditation techniques exist — so how do you learn how to meditate?
“In Buddhist tradition, the word ‘meditation’ is equivalent to a word like ‘sports’, it’s a family of activities, not a single thing. And different meditation practices require different mental skills.
Concentration meditation involves focusing on a single point. This could entail following the breath, repeating a single word or mantra, staring at a candle flame, listening to a repetitive gong, or counting beads on a mala. Since focusing the mind is challenging, a beginner might meditate for only a few minutes and then work up to longer durations.
In this form of meditation, you simply refocus your awareness on the chosen object of attention each time you notice your mind wandering. Rather than pursuing random thoughts, you simply let them go. Through this process, your ability to concentrate improves.
Mindfulness meditation encourages the practitioner to observe wandering thoughts as they drift through the mind. The intention is not to get involved with the thoughts or to judge them, but simply to be aware of each mental note as it arises.
Through mindfulness meditation, you can see how your thoughts and feelings tend to move in particular patterns. Over time, you can become more aware of the human tendency to quickly judge an experience as good or bad, pleasant or unpleasant. With practice, an inner balance develops.
In some schools of meditation, students practice a combination of concentration and mindfulness. Many disciplines call for stillness — to a greater or lesser degree, depending on the teacher.
BENEFITS OF MEDITATION
If relaxation is not the goal of meditation, it is often a result. The relaxation response, is “an opposite, involuntary response that causes a reduction in the activity of the sympathetic nervous system.”
Whether you just started with meditation or you've been meditating for years, we've rounded up some of the best meditation retreats just for you in India. Book your spot for meditation retreats to lift your spirit to the next level of peace..
Contact https://www.themollier.com/ for more details.

Comments

  1. 1
    Mollier_Retreats

    Mollier_Retreats 9 days ago Permalink

    Great Information about meditation

  2. 1
    Mollier_Retreats

    Mollier_Retreats 9 days ago Permalink

    Nice places for taking meditation retreats

  3. 1
    Mollier_Retreats

    Mollier_Retreats 9 days ago Permalink

    Very nice details given about meditation retreats....

  4. 1
    Mollier_Retreats

    Mollier_Retreats 9 days ago Permalink

    Need more details about meditation retreats?
    Contact The mollier Retreats....

Who Upvoted this Story

What is Kliqqi?

Kliqqi is an open source content management system that lets you easily create your own user-powered website.

Latest Comments