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Importance of Meditation

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Published on March 3, 2014

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Highlights the importance of Meditation, with Top 10 Questions on meditation, and 5 Common Questions on how to start with meditation.
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Top 10 Questions ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Reduces Stress ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How is stress reduced by meditation? • Meditation minimises physical activity of the body • Moderates aimless wandering of the mind • Helps mind and body synchronise to same pace and rhythm • In turn reducing stress ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Refreshes and Energises ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How does it refresh and energise? • In meditation, body is in a sitting posture with eyes closed • Mind is in deep contemplation • No expenditure of energy • Energy conserved within • Makes us active, refreshed and energised. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Develops Intuition ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How do we develop intuition? • Meditation allows consciousness to gradually descend from mind to heart level • Intuition, originating from the heart region, becomes more accessible and clear • With practice, the faculty of intuition improves. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Brings peace and calm ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How does it bring peace and calm? • By meditating in a quiet place • In a state of being in silence • Reduced distractions of mind • Minimised effect of external influences. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Improves memory and concentration ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How to improve memory & concentration? • By letting go of thoughts and clutter from the mind • Enabling assimilation of more knowledge from the senses • Helping to retain information longer. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Increases clarity ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How is clarity increased? • In meditation the mind is calm • It is free from agitation and anxiety • Focuses on the present moment • Perceives things with clarity. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Increases clarity Improves efficiency ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How is efficiency improved? • A clean and clear mind • In peace, focus and concentration • Consciously aware and rejuvenated • Helps to think and work better. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Enhances positivity ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How can positivity be enhanced? • By increased awareness, refreshed energy and competence • Improved self confidence and positive attitude. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Nurtures empathy ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How does meditation nurture empathy? • Meditation results in heightened conscious awareness and progressive outlook • Generates feelings of gratitude, care and compassion towards living entities and environment. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Leads to self-realisation and enlightenment ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How would it lead to self-realisation? Continuous practice of meditation: • Brings higher awareness, knowledge and clarity, increased concentration, positivity and efficiency, enhanced intuition, empathy and peace • Enables being in touch with Inner Self • Eventually steers towards self realisation and enlightenment. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

5 Common Questions ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How often & how long should we do meditation? • Practise meditation at least once everyday • More than once a day, whenever you feel like it, is good • Meditation for a few minutes, for up to an hour, or as needed • Quality of meditation is more important. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Different types of Meditation ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Are there different types of meditation? • There are many types of Meditation • Some of them are: Intuitive Meditation, Heart-centred, Merkaba, Transcendental, Zen, Vipassana, Reflective, Mindfulness, Creative, Concentration, and many more. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Choosing the Meditation method ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

How to choose the right meditation? Any meditation • that is easy for you to follow, understand and practise, and which you feel would be effective • that takes you to the heart-level and enables you to be in touch with your Inner Self. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Time of Meditation ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

What is the best time for meditation? • Meditation may be performed best at sunrise and sunset • It may also be performed at other times. ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Significant Meditation Method ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Any significant meditation method? • Intuitive Meditation is a heart-level meditation method • It is a proven method being practised worldwide by many people who are experiencing its positive benefits • It can be learnt even whilst practising other types of meditation ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Intuitive Meditation • It helps you perform better in all aspects • Intuitive Meditation is recommended for all. The author is a practitioner of Intuitive Meditation (Arka Dhyana) For more information: www.arkadhyana.org ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

Thank You Author: Meera Raghu info@learningforknowledge.com www.learningforknowledge.com Designed by: www.narayanasoftware.com ©2014 MR www.learningforknowledge.com

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