Can be Practiced at any place. It can
be your Home, Any Religious Place or Any Meditation Practicing Centre or Any
other Tranquil Place on the Earth.
Any time of the year.
What is Meditation
Meditation is one of the five points practiced in Yoga. Meditation relates
to positive thinking. Since ancient times sages and saints of India have
been practicing Meditation. Meditation is done to reach positive and
holistic health. Meditation can be practiced to develop the awareness and
the energy required to transform deep-rooted mental habit patterns.
Forms of Meditation
The various forms of meditation comprise of Chakra, Yantra and Mantra. They
all aim at calming the mind through concentration. Meditation, the state of
extreme absorption leads to peace and empowerment. Meditation is practiced
in various styles like concentrating on an image, chanting or regulatory
breathing. All of the styles aim at preventing thoughts and aiming at the
energy centers in the body.
The Benefits of Meditation
The techniques of meditation are simple and easy to learn, though the
ability to keep the mind focused takes time, patience and practice. The
practice of meditation, regularly, gives the benefits like reduction of
stress, tension, anxiety and frustration, as well as improved memory,
concentration, inner peace and physical well being. Meditation have also
proved themselves to be highly effective in treating psychological problems
such as obsessive-compulsive disorders, depression, schizophrenia, anxiety
and irrational fears.
Meditation Centres In India
Since ancient times India has been known for Meditation and Yoga
methodology. As a result of the popularity of Meditation and Yoga in India;
many Meditation and Yoga Centres were established in India. They have marked
their place in Indian as well as global sphere. Some of the famous
Meditation Destinations in India are Haridwar,
, Varanasi and Nashik.
Rishikesh is called the yoga capital of the world and there are many ashrams
in Rishikesh offering courses on Meditation and Hindu philosophy. The
Pranayama Meditation classes at Sri Ved Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh is well
The Practices Covered in Meditation
Meditation is one of the most important components of Yoga. Meditation is a
mind-body therapy involving a series of exercises. The word 'Meditation'
covers many practices from visualizing situations, focusing on objects or
images, thinking through a complex idea, or even getting lost in a
provocative book. However in Yoga, Meditation generally refers to the
practice of focusing the mind and observing oneself in the moment.
Meditation and Ecosystem
Meditation is an Eco-Friendly way to treat the body, mind and soul.
Meditation is a form of treatment, which does not harm our environment and
our ecosystem. Our Ecosystem remains intact, as Meditation does not require
in biological system to produce treatment.