Why You Should Meditate?

Understanding Meditation

The practice of meditation was born out of curiosity. People have been asking some of the basic questions around life, love, and fulfillment since age immemorial. And when the gurus and sages and other great people were not satisfied with the answers they received, they decided to look in the only place that was left to explore - Themselves. Meditation was born and continue to expand as a practice of exploration. It is the exploration of our most valuable asset - our mind. 

Meditation allows you to understand yourself and connect with the endless energy that builds the universe, and all the things in it and outside it. Meditation is your tool to find the answers you seek. It is your tool to help you understand to importance of letting go and how everything starts to fall in place as you begin to let the need for control simply ease out.

Benefits of Meditation

It can be really challenging for most people to practice meditation. The idea of sitting still, and controlling your thoughts can be overwhelming, to say the least. The idea of meditation was born out of a simple practice to explore your mind. There are lots of scientifically-proven benefits of meditation, that include:
  • Reduces stress
  • Controls anxiety
  • Promotes emotional health
  • Lengthens attention span
  • Improves overall wellbeing
  • and many more...
In addition to the above, the most important reason to practice meditation is that it allows you to experience the completeness of your own mind, body, and spirit. As you begin to experience this sense of connection between you, and your unique role in the universe, you allow yourself to experience a sense of completeness and fulfillment. This sense of connection is unparalleled to any other feeling, emotion, or experience. and the best part about meditation is that once you have been able to practice meditation even for 10 minutes, it allows you to develop an understanding of the process and you can simply pick up the from where you left. It is just an effort to develop that initial level of understanding, after that you would never have to reinvent this wheel ever again. 

Meditation can change your life. And you will only know how, once you commit to it!

Learn more about how Meditation can benefit you in the TED video below: