Real abiding happiness can be attained through the practice of meditation. It allows us for being in sync with the inner soul. It allows us to exhibit a sense of togetherness with other people and this will bring happiness which is not dependent upon other external events.
Peace with our own inner self is something everyone craves for. At times peace seems to be an ever elusive quality for which our hectic lives are to be blamed. Meditation teaches us to turn off the noise and disturbance in the mind. The thoughts and problems running through our mind are not given any importance. This helps us achieve a clear state of mind, thus attaining inner peace in the process.
A number of studies have shown a linkage between improving a person’s health with his meditation practice. It is a proven stress reliving solution. Relieving stress enables us to fight blood pressure and other diseases of the heart.
Simplifying our lives is very important for peace and tranquillity which can be attained with meditation. We often feel that life is nothing apart from problems and worries. By learning to meditate we see that life’s simplicity is one of the greatest joys to behold
Living in the Present
By analyzing the thoughts which run through our mind, we will find that most of them are regarding the past or the future. Either we are fearful of the uncertain future or dwelling in the past. This stops us from living in the present. Meditating encourages us to appreciate the gift of life as it is.
Improved Relations with everyone
Minor conflicts with those around us are a pretty common occurrence as we tend to harp on very minor faults of those around us. It is one of the most common sources of division and conflict and resulting in unhappiness. Meditation enables us to ignore minor and trivial thoughts. By meditating powerfully we can develop a sense of togetherness with everyone. We will naturally look into their good qualities.
Identifying our own self
The query of identifying our own self always remains unresolved in our head. In order to discover the real self that is us we have to be very much aware of our soul for which we need to seek beyond the mind. It is through meditation that we can aspire to be aware of our own living spiritual presence.
Thus, as we have seen the benefits one will receive from meditating is many-fold but all of them go a long way in concreting the fact that meditating is what the present generation needs for battling its many problems and remain focussed in a fast paced world.