What Is Meditation?
Overview about What Is Meditation? How to do it & practice every day. —Sarojini Kandula.”By Sarojini Kandula is the Editor-in-Chief of Satyam Mind | satyamwebdesign.com | Updated: 10/01/2023
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What Is Meditation?
Info! Meditation teaches some techniques and encourage a heightened state of awareness and focused attention.
We have Conscious mind & Unconscious (or subconscious) mind.
Changing our behaviour through Meditation consciousness-changing technique shown to have many benefits on psychological well-being.
So how do you ACHIEVE THIS? Just sit and meditate. Years of PRACTICE.
- Meditation has been practiced in many cultures all over the world for thousands of years.
- Every religion, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam, has a different tradition of using meditative practices but the purpose is same
- Meditation is often used for religious purpose, but many people practice it independently of any religious or spiritual beliefs or practices. Only for their mind & their development.
- An example: Sports people practice Meditation before they play.
- Meditation can be used as a psychotherapeutic technique.
- There are many different types of meditation.
What exactly does meditation do?
Meditation is a type of mind-body medicine. Meditation gives us a deep state of relaxation and a
During meditation you focus your attention on BREATH & eliminate your thoughts that may be crowding your mind and causing stress & anxiety. This process affects in
—physical and emotional well-being.
Meditation Benefits of Emotional and Physical Well-being
When we meditate, slowly disappear our thoughts & overload information which
—causing the stress.
Meditation gives us clear understanding about the situation & bring
—the inner peace & ENERGY.
Meditation Benefits of Emotional and Physical Well-Being
1. Gaining a new ideas & perspective on stressful situations
—NOT TO REACT.
2. Building skills to manage your stress
—AWAY FROM NEGATIVE PEOPLE.
3. Increasing self-awareness
4. Focusing on the present
5. Reducing negative emotions
6. Increasing imagination and creativity
7. Increasing patience and tolerance
8. Lowering resting
9. Lowering resting
10. Improving sleep quality
—Sleep like a Baby.
Meditation and Health — Illness
Meditation can fix so many health problems. How? You meditation what you want. You want to get better.
—You meditate for that.
You FOCUS more on
—WHAT YOU WANT POSITIVE.
4. Chronic pain
6. Heart disease
7. High blood pressure
8. Irritable bowel syndrome
9. Sleep problems
10. Tension headaches
Types of Meditation
There are so many different types of meditation techniques to ACHIEVE inner PEACE & Relaxed State of Mind but
the GOAL & PURPOSE is the same to
—ACHIEVE inner PEACE.
This type of meditation you are more FOCUSED on breath. Observe your thoughts and emotions & people. But
—let them pass go without judgment.
Yoga You perform a series of yoga postures and breathing exercises to release stress & ready for
Yoga exercise encourage you to focus less on your negative things and
—FOCUS on more IMPORTANT things on POSITIVE things.
Mantra meditation In this type of meditation, you quietly repeat a calming word, thought or phrase to prevent distracting thoughts.
— You FOCUS on that mantra.
Guided meditation Imagery or visualization meditation. You imagine & see mental images of places or situations
— you find more relaxing.
In mindfulness meditation, you raise your conscious awareness & living in the present moment.
Everyday Tips for Meditating
If you are interested about meditation, some tips and tricks will help you start meditation practice.
Start slow. Start short sessions of around 5 to 10 minutes a day, then increase time & work your way up progressively to longer sessions.
Set a schedule Time. Try meditating at the same time every day—for a few minutes first thing in the morning, for example.
Get comfortable. Sitting cross-legged on the floor is one of the option but comfort is the key for meditation. You need to be in a comfortable position, where you can sit for several minutes without getting uncomfortable or restless.
Focus on what you're feeling. Breathe naturally and observe the feelings and sensations you experience as you breathe in and out. FOCUS ON BREATHE.
Don't try to suppress feelings.Your mind is wander as you meditate—and distress your thoughts. Just observe & let them go. Come back to breathe again. This part is hard. Just matter of practice.
What Is Meditation?
I know.. what you are going to ask.
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Sarojini is our technology director and she write mostly short (technical) and inspirational posts. Not only does she lead Satyam’s development team, but she also brews a mean espresso Indian Coffee —right at her desk and serves it in legit espresso cups. After that she will ask the team to meditate.