I have doing meditation since I was a very young girl in elementary school, but I really get the benefits of this recently. It's difficult enough to do this well. Why? because very difficult to control your mind. We want to close our mind and concentrate, but everything ruined very quickly before we conscious about that. But, that what happens first, finally i know the method how to meditate quick, cheap, and easy. I will tell you later.
Firstly, we have to know what is meditation. Meditation refers to any of a family of practices in which the practitioner trains his or her mind or self-induces a mode of consciousness in order to realize some benefit (wikipedia.org). Actually there is so many people know about meditation benefits. You can find all of those by searching in search engine. But i will tell you 3 kinds of benefits that we will get. there is Health benefits, emotional benefits, and transcendental benefits.
1. Health Benefits
meditation can give you health body and more power to do any kind of work. for detail, I will give you information from other site. here it is:
-It lowers oxygen consumption.
-It decreases respiratory rate.
-It increases blood flow and slows the heart rate.
-Increases exercise tolerance in heart patients.
-Leads to a deeper level of relaxation.
-Good for people with high blood pressure as it brings the B.P. to normal.
-Reduces anxiety attacks by lowering the levels of blood lactate.
-Decreases muscle tension (any pain due to tension) and headaches.
-It increases serotonin production which influences mood and behaviour. Low levels of serotonin are associated with depression, obesity, insomnia and headaches.
-Helps in chronic diseases like allergies , arthritis etc.
-Reduces Pre- menstrual Syndrome.
-Helps in post-operative healing.
-Enhances the immune system. Research has revealed that meditation increases activity of 'natural-killer cells', which kill bacteria and cancer cells.
-Also reduces activity of viruses and emotional distress. (www.healthandyoga.com)
2. Emotional Benefits
Like a common humans, we have many emotion. One emotion give you positive energy, so you fell good. But, the other one give you negative energy so you you feel bad. Some People think that emotion cause is heart, but the truth is : emotion cause is from your mind. When you get some thing, your mind will drive your emotion to common sense that you formed before. For example, your friend give you cobra, you may scream because you afraid, other person may be happy if give that. This is one that show that our emotion is relative. we can drive this ourselves to be good feel or bad feel.
Meditation give us the way how to erase many bad emotions and get more good emotion in any occasion. We can control our emotion easier by drive our mind to positive thinking. that's why people who do meditation can avoid stress easily. Emotion control is important for your life too. You can solve your problem better with controlled emotion than uncontrolled emotion.
Meditation give us harmony in our mind. Without stress.
You will find the true you. Your mind will wider, you can accept many knowledge from nature unconsciousness. In religion, your progress is increase quickly. You can see how God make this world, how He drive your life, and how He make you conscious about Him.
HOW CAN MEDITATION CAN BE QUICK, CHEAP, AND EASY?
The main principle of meditation is how to control your mind and make it concentrate to one object without considering disturbance. The biggest problem is your mind can't live without think many thing. You can't empty your mind, it's impossible. So how to do this???
1. Feel Your Breath
firstly, sit in comfortable position. Look at your nose tip. Take a deep breath in and out. Feel the wind that into your nose, than go to your trachea, and finally in lungs. Go more deep. Feel your breath until you can feel the wind into your body (hands, feet, head, and other), this air entry your cell and you can feel a please warm. After that, feel how the air out from your body. When you feel harmony, it's the clue that your meditation success.
2. Chant Mantra
The best Mantra to chant is :
Gayatry Mantra :
tat savitur varenyam
bhargo devasya dhimahi
dhiyo yo nah prachodayat.
Hare Krishna Hare Krishna
Krishna Krishna Hare Hare
Hare Rama Hare Rama
Rama Rama Hare Hare
And The Most Simple is "OM"
You can choose one of that mantra. Chant and Hear it carefully.Try sounds out from the base of the neck, so you can feel the vibrations.When you feel harmony, you have got the benefits.