Why Meditate? – Why Breathe?
The Purpose of Meditation is to Master the Mind
Meditation is an Art by which you relax your body, still your mind, tune into and re-master your life essence and speed up the natural healing process. The left side of the brain is the analytical, rational, linear thinking side of us. The right side ofthe brain is the creative, intuitive aspect of us. Deep meditation brings about the fusion and complete balance of both sides.
Benefits of Meditation include:
- Improved health
- Improved sleep
- A deeper state of rest than we achieve during sleep
- Quality of life
- Endorphin levels are increased resulting in happiness for no apparent reason
- Inner peace and harmony
- Clarity of mind and thought
- Improved concentration
- Memory is enhanced
- Longevity is increased due to the youth hormone DHEA being released
- Increased will power and stamina
- Immune system is improved
- Sense of inner peace and tranquility
- Intuition is developed
- Improved self awareness
- Spiritual awakening
- Expanded consciousness
Through meditation we can release ourselves from the conflicts of the world and the stresses and turbulence of the personality. This happens as we become familiar with our mind and be begin to develop insight into ourselves. We better understand our emotions, feelings and thoughts and enter the calm and tranquillity that lies deep within.
True spiritual meditation practice eventually enables us to achieve an expansion of consciousness, to rediscover the true nature of our mind and attain Ultimate Liberation or Enlightenment.
“Meditation brings wisdom; lack of meditation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads you to wisdom” – Buddha