The world has become a one big rat race. Everyone is running at a speed as if they are in race, trying to achieve their dreams. Some do it for money, for comfort, for power. People today are constantly hustling and are under a lot of stress. The human nature is like this that we wont ever be satisfied with what we have. Even when a person has achieves success and is living a comfortable life, even then he needs to constantly be the part of the rat race.
This way of lifestyle sure can give you a lot of materialistic comforts, but it is hard to find peace of mind. You mind is clouded and constantly throbbing with work pressure, responsibilities and how to get ahead in the race. This leads to stress. And as we all know, stress can be highly dangerous for the mind and body. It leads to high blood pressure, anxiety and insomnia. Sure, a doctor can prescribe you couple of medicines to get rid of your anxiety and depression, but it is not a permanent solution.
The most natural and harmless way to gift yourself with some peace of mind is to meditate. Meditation is a lot more than just sleeping while sitting. For beginers, its hard to meditate for a long period of time as it requires a lot of patience. But one you indulge yourself in the art of mediation, you can really see the change within yourself and how you perceive the world around you. Mediation can be simple but mastering the art of meditation isn’t easy. It requires full control over your mind and let it not wander around. It requires a great deal of focus. Mediation originated from Hinduism and buddhist cultures. There have been great gurus or teachers who have been teaching the art of meditation through centuries. Meditation is of a lot of types and each kind requires different kind of training and guidance. Some people do it alone at their homes, while others want to actually master it and take the help of a guide to heal them from within.
There is a particular term for it and is known as guided meditations. Guided meditation is when one person or an entire group perform meditation under the guidance provided by a trained practioner. This can be face to face or through audio and video. People travel across oceans to take guidance from gurus and teachers who have already mastered this art. People see mediation as a means of healing. Mediation expands your mind, relaxes your body and improves your focus. Mediation has also been said to cure your body of diseases naturally. In india, gurus who meditate extensively have been seen to live upto hundred years. Meditation makes you aware of yourself as well as the world around you. You start to read people’s auras and vibes and see the world in a different light all together. Mediation even helps to lower one’s temper and bring down the blood pressure.