Acoustic Post - Benefits of Meditation

By Mugdha Saxena

Understand Meditation

Meditation is a power that anyone can conquer with consistent practice. It helps you achieve mental and emotional calm. Meditation is an inner vacation you can gift yourself. It’s a mindful activity everyone should participate to experience the center of consciousness within.

Meditation is a specific technique to give rest to your mind. Many people relate with religion but it’s not true, it is not a part of any religion. Irrespective of any religion, caste, gender, and color any person can meditate. Meditation is a simple technique you can follow to keep yourself emotionally and mentally fit.  

Nowadays mental health is becoming a big concern due to stressful lives. Every person can develop an ability to fight with their mental concerns by practicing meditation every day. Some people relate meditation practice to religion but it’s not true, meditation has nothing to do with any kind religion. 

Meditation makes your mind relax, clear, and focused. Meditation helps make your inner state so powerful so that your mind becomes so silent and no other outer disturbance can distract you.

Types Of Meditation You Can Practice

  • Spiritual Meditation
  • Focused Meditation
  • Movement Meditation
  • Mantra Meditation
  • Mindfulness Meditation
  • Transcendental Meditation

Importance Of Meditation  

Nowadays, in our busy life schedule, we neglect all healthy habits that should be a mandatory part of our daily routine. 

The one who wants some mental peace and relaxation or is facing depression, anxiety, emotional imbalance, aggressiveness should make a habit of meditating every day.  

When we make a routine of meditating, we start feeling mentally fresh automatically. It also helps in dealing with grueling situations more easily.

You don’t need a specific reason to start meditating. The person who is happy with their life can also practice meditation. It could be very beneficial. It can improve the quality of our lives and prevent major health issues.

Meditation is so powerful that it will mitigate the symptoms of stress and anxiety if practiced on a regular basis. The best part is that it’s free of cost, and can be practiced by anyone irrespective of caste, religion, sex, and color. It is extremely helpful to make you feel happier.

Benefits of Meditation 

There are several benefits of meditation which we can’t even think of. The person needs to give only 15 min of their busy schedule. Once you start indulging in the meditation process, the time of meditation automatically increases and can feel the change in yourself. The whole body starts to detoxify and will start healing emotionally as well physically. Meditation will bring inner peace and give strength to handle a challenging situation in your life. Some major benefits of mediation are:

  1. Meditation helps you to be calm, Soothes your comfort, and gives a new perspective on stressful situations.
  2. It cures Psychosomatic, Prophylaxis disorders caused by tension and stress.
  3. It lowers blood pressure & strengthens the immune system.
  4. Meditation slows down the aging process.
  5. It heals our inner body and improves memory power.
  6. Makes you more tolerant and sensitive.
  7. Helps in controlling anger and reducing negative emotions.
  8. It can energize you.
  9. Meditation helps you to bring clarity in your thoughts and improving concentration.
  10. Helps in personal growth and will make you more confident.
  11. Makes it easier to exercise control of ourselves and the situation under pressure.

Be Patient with the Results

Expecting immediate change while practicing meditation is unfair. This is similar to expecting a change in your physique within a day or week after joining a gym. Results can vary from person to person. It is very important to be regular with the meditation process to get better results. It’s possible that the results may take some time but once you start realizing the power of meditation and start achieving the desired results then you won’t stop practicing it.    

Stop procrastinating, stop making excuses, and just start with a few minutes and gradually increase your time to meditate. You surely will get its benefits.   

Process of Meditation

Meditation is the skill to manage your stress and it is important to follow the right process.

  1. Take out 20 minutes every day for meditation. Early morning is usually the best time. 
  2. Just sit in a comfortable position, relax your body, and close your eyes.
  3. In the beginning, it is possible your mind will wander and you get distracted by outside thoughts and sounds. Eventually, all of these distractions will vanish away and you will start to focus during meditation.
  4. If you chant any mantra, don’t chant at that time. Keep your mind empty while practicing meditation.
  5. After that slowly start breathing in and out and your body will automatically release all the stress. 

In the beginning, try to follow the simple process. Once you start meditating, you would not want to stop. Just try the process at least one month and you will definitely feel the change in your inner self. Meditation will give you a whole new perspective of your life and help you grow internally. 

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    I knew meditation is good but didn’t know that it has so many benefits. Thank you. Which meditation technique should I practice as a beginner?

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