Real meditation is Atma Chintan, concentration on the ãtmã...
Many people ask what they should think about during meditation and what they should concentrate on. Initially one concentrates on the breath, on the body or on the relaxed state of the muscles. Later one can visualise the full moon, sunrise or sunset. But real meditation is Atma Chintan, concentration on the ãtmã. At this stage our concentration moves beyond concern about the physical body and is no longer occupied with thoughts about the meditation posture.
Yoga in Daily Life has a technique called “Self-Inquiry Meditation” enquiring not only, “who am I?” but “how am I”?.
Eventually we have to come to the one technique of all great masters: sit, relax and repeat the name of God, Mantra. This is the best meditation: be alert, be aware and follow the stream of love to God and be in His presence.
The Anahata Chakra is located in the region of the heart is one of the most beautiful and richest Chakras, and invites us to dwell longer in its inexhaustible treasures of delightful feelings and experiences. Technique: Sit in a comfortable, upright position for meditation. Close your eyes and relax. Repeat your Guru Mantra, or if you have no Guru Mantra, the mantra SO HAM.
Meditation is a very important part of life. It is the way to calm the mind and emotions. Through meditation we come to know our self – it is the way to one’s self. In meditation we learn about our qualities and receive valuable advice from our inner self... Frequently in life we have questions arise about what we should, should not do. We seek answers from others hoping they will give us some direction but we can achieve the best answer ourselves through meditation. In mediation we receive valuable advice from our inner self. Meditation gives the correct inspiration and motivation to lead a healthy and long life. Meditation show us the way to love and the way to serve. All who meditate have a successful life.