Meditation: The Guide To Self Enlightenment
Have you tried meditation to solve your stress and health problems? If you haven’t done so yet, now may be one of the best times to make that experience a reality. Mediation is one of the most sought after forms of stress relief and is even recommended by many doctors.
Something that valuable is something that you should be striving to learn. If you are someone that spends your evenings worrying, stressing about all that needs to get done and even feeling physically bad without being sick, then meditation may be an ideal solution for you.
In meditation, you transform the way that your mind is working. While you can’t say that it’s a simple process, meditation is something that you can easily learn to do and then use daily.
In fact, studies show that when you do allow yourself (especially your mind) to meditate for just a few minutes each day, you can reduce the stress levels you face improving your quality of life. Indeed, lowering stress levels also can improve your physical self.
In this book, you’ll learn how meditation can change your life. It is merely a guide to get you started, though.
Most individuals that are successful at meditation are those that seek out resources locally to help them to learn the process as well as to practice it. Meditating with others is something that can be powerful to the individual. With more and more meditation clinics and classes popping up around the country, you are likely to find one relatively close to you. But, first, you need to learn a bit more about how meditation works and what it can do for you.
This book will prepare you to begin meditation and take you into a world that far too many people don’t realize exists with such benefits. If you are skeptical, there is nothing to lose by investing a few minutes in learning this process. In fact, you’ll find yourself striving to learn more once you have just one or two sessions of meditation.
Learn to meditate alone or with friends. In either case, you’ll find many different methods to select. More so, you could be improving your health and well being. That’s worth just a few minutes of your time!
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
Chapter 1: Exactly What Is Meditation Anyway? 7
The Stages of the Mind 7
Stage One: The Normal Mind 8
Stage Two: Concentration 10
Stage Three: Final Meditation 12
Understanding Contemplation 14
Chapter 2: Wait! What Will Meditation Do For Me? 16
Benefits You Experience 17
Chapter 3: The Types Of Meditation 19
Concentrative Meditation 20
Mindfulness Meditation 22
Chapter 4: What Happens During Meditation? 25
The Physical Reaction 29
Are You Sleeping? 30
Chapter 5: Are You Ready To Meditate Yet? 32
A Word Of Warning 32
A Bit Of Background 33
Activities For Meditaion 34
Get Yourself Ready 36
Chapter 6: Elements Required For Meditation To Happen 37
The Right Position 39
Semi Poised 40
Poised Posture 41
Lotus Posture 41
Passiveness In Your Attitude 42
Your Meditation Object 44
Put It Together 46
Chapter 7: Meditating In A Simple Form First 47
Simple Mediation 48
Chapter 8: Other Methods Of Mediation 51
Walking Meditation 51
Transcendental Meditation 53
Mindfulness Meditation 56
There Are More 59
Journey Meditation 59
Sound Mediatation 60