An Indian spiritual teacher once said, “Meditation is painful in the beginning, but it bestows immortal Bliss and supreme joy in the end.” Yes, practitioners from different walks of life share the same thought about Meditation. In current times, when living conditions are becoming challenging, you might find it hard to strike a balance between work and life. In order to maintain an even temperament, you can start practicing Meditation. Make it a point to proceed with a little bit of Self-discipline and soon you will start witnessing a great amount of physical, emotional and mental strength.
Follow these methods to get into Meditation:
Before becoming an avid practitioner of Meditation, you must remember the fact that it is pretty much like a journey. You have to keep growing with time. So, better be a slow starter and absorb every moment of it. To get a clear idea on how to get into this habit of keeping yourself into a meditative state, there are certain steps that you can follow:
Take The Initiative: In the beginning, you might find it hard to sit and concentrate even for mere five minutes. However, this is the first step that you need to conquer anyhow in order to explore the benefits of this spiritual science. Finalize a comfortable place with ample light and fresh air where you can set daily to get started with meditation.
Pay Attention To the Breath: Correcting the breath is the first requirement that you need to develop within weeks of starting your meditation practice. In early phases, just try to observe your breath and then try to take steady breaths. Inhale slowly through your nose. Hold the breath inside for a few seconds and then exhale gradually. Do this practice daily for a few minutes to become a master of rhythmic breathing.
Focus On Your Thoughts: During your daily session of Meditation, you might have to face the daunting task of controlling your thoughts. Please don’t try too hard to control your mind, otherwise, you would end up losing interest in Meditation altogether. Be aware of the thought process in the starting phase and slowly let the mind settle naturally. Allow the distractions to float away because this will eventually lead to a mental state where tranquility shall reign.
Enjoy The Mind Entertainment: Yes, you are absolutely right. Once you start enjoying the meditative state, worldly distractions start vanishing and the feeling of elation becomes visible on your face. Keep doing this practice regularly to take your inner strength to a totally different level.
Gradually Grow With Meditation: Your devotion towards meditation must have taken you in the various realms of the mind. You must have started experiencing a certain degree of stillness in your personality. This is the time when you need to be alert as the worldly distractions might attack your psyche again and spoil the positive energy that you have gained during the sessions. However, if you make it a point to practice meditation as a habit for life, you can be sure to keep enjoying its many benefits for a lifetime.
In order to achieve a great command over anything, every individual has to go through certain tests. In the case of meditation, you have to prove that you can even meditate with your eyes open. That way, you will be able to enjoy a state when will be able to bring a certain degree of calmness in whatever you do. Even in the case of extremely adverse situations, you will be able to make the right way as a true master of your destiny!
Author Bio- Manmohan Singh is a passionate Yogi, Yoga Teacher and a Traveler in India. He provides Yoga Teacher Training in India. He loves writing and reading the books related to yoga, health, nature and the Himalayas.