Wednesday, June 27, 2012

About Simple Breathing Meditations and How to do breathing meditaton?

About Simple Breathing Meditations and How to do breathing meditaton?

Purpose of breathing meditation:

The purpose of the breathing meditation is to calm the mind and develop inner peace.
We can use this simple breathing meditations alone or as a preliminary practice to reduce our distractions before going to other advanced breathing meditations.

A Simple Breathing Meditation

The first stage of meditation is to stop distractions and make our mind clearer and more lucid. This can be accomplished by practicing this  simple breathing meditation.

How to do the simple breathing meditation?

First, Choose a quiet place to meditate and sit in a comfortable position.
You can sit in the traditional cross-legged posture or in any other position that is comfortable to you.
If you wish, you can sit in a chair.
The most important thing is to keep your back straight to prevent your mind from becoming sluggish or sleepy.

Now sit with your eyes partially closed and turn your attention to your breathing.
Breathe naturally, preferably through the nostrils.
Don't attempt to control your breath.
Try to become aware of the sensation of the breath as it enters and leaves the nostrils.
This sensation is your object of meditation.
You should try to concentrate on it to the exclusion of everything else.

What will happen when you meditate?

At first, your mind will be very busy.
You may feel that the meditation is making your mind busier.
But in reality you're just becoming more aware of how busy your mind actually is.
There will be a great temptation to follow the different thoughts as they arise.
But you should resist this and remain focused single-pointedly on the sensation of the breath.
If you discover that your mind has wandered and is following your thoughts, you should immediately return it to the breath.
You should repeat this as many times as necessary until the mind settles on the breath.

Benefits of Meditation - Benefits of Breathing Meditation

If you practise patiently in this way, gradually your distracting thoughts will subside.
You will experience a sense of inner peace and relaxation.
Your mind will feel lucid and spacious and you will feel refreshed. 

Your distracting thoughts is calmed through concentrating on the breath, your mind becomes unusually lucid and clear.
You should stay with this state of mental calm for a while.
Even though this simple breathing meditation is only a preliminary stage of meditation, it can be quite powerful.
You can see it from this simple breathing meditation practice.
By doing this regularly, it is possible to experience the inner peace and contentment just by controlling the mind, without having to depend at all upon external conditions.

When the distracting thoughts subsides and your mind becomes still, a deep happiness and contentment naturally arises from within yourself.
This feeling of contentment and well-being helps you to cope with the busyness and difficulties of your daily life.
The stress and tension you normally experience comes from your mind, and many of the problems you experience, including ill health, are caused or aggravated by this stress.
Just by doing this simple breathing meditation for ten or fifteen minutes each day, you will be able to reduce this stress.
You will experience a calm, spacious feeling in the mind, and many of your usual problems will fall away.
Difficult situations will become easier to deal with and you will naturally feel warm and well disposed towards other people.
Your relationships with others will gradually improve.

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Sunday, May 06, 2012

TM - Transcendental Meditation - about Transcendental Meditation

TM - Transcendental Meditation - about Transcendental Meditation (TM)

About Transcendental Meditation (TM):

What is the Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique?

Transcendental Meditation (TM) is a simple method practiced 20 minutes twice each day while sitting comfortably with the eyes closed.

Transcendental Meditation (TM)’s not a religion, philosophy, or lifestyle.

Transcendental Meditation (TM) is the most widely practiced, most researched.
Transcendental Meditation (TM) is the most effective method for self-development.
Benefits of Transcendental Meditation (TM) is very much useful for stress release and depression. You can get a good sleeping ;)

Origin of Transcendental Meditation (TM):

Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on 12 January 2005
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi on 12 January 2005 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Transcendental Meditation technique (TM) is based on the ancient Vedic tradition of enlightenment in India.
This knowledge has been handed down by Vedic masters from generation to generation for thousands of years.
Now, Maharishi — the representative in our age of the Vedic tradition — introduced Transcendental Meditation to the world.

What happens when you (Transcendental Meditation (TM)) meditate?

The Transcendental Meditation technique allows your mind to settle inward beyond thought to experience the source of thought — pure awareness, also known as transcendental consciousness, or the unified field.

This is the most silent and peaceful level of consciousness — your innermost Self. In this state of restful alertness, your brain functions with significantly greater coherence and your body gains deep rest.

Who can practice the TM technique?

People of all ages, cultures, and religions can learn and practice this meditation technique (Transcendental Meditation (TM)).

How is the Transcendental Meditation (TM technique) different from other meditation techniques? (Comparision of Transcendental Meditation (TM) with Other types of Meditations)

There are many forms of meditation, with many goals.
Some meditation practices involve concentration or control of the mind.
Some meditation involve contemplation—thinking about something.
These type of practices keep the mind engaged in some way.
For example, by focusing on an object or on something like your breath. Others keep us aware of thoughts, or images.
These type of practices keep the mind active in some way on the surface thinking level.
Transcendental Meditation (TM) allows the mind to naturally and effortlessly transcend thinking and to experience a deep state of restfully alert consciousness.
The holistic benefits of Transcendental Meditation (TM) have been found to result from the practice of the TM technique are the automatic result of this unique experience.

Notes to Remember:

Scientific research done on Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique:

The Transcendental Meditation (TM) technique is the most widely researched of all meditation techniques.
Over 600 research studies have been conducted at more than 250 universities and research centers (including Harvard, UCLA, and Stanford).
These studies have been published in more than 100 journals.

Transcendental Meditation technique (TM) is restoring the knowledge and experience of higher states of consciousness.

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