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9 Fundamentals of Meditation

Meditation is what causes personal transformation and helps us to solve our own problems. When meditation is performed with the intention of focusing on one's beliefs and values,

It loses its authenticity as it focuses on myths rather than evidence. Looking at the everyday events of life leaves us in a state where we see many issues with a great deal of individual pain, making many things in life seem difficult and unattainable. Meditation is the only thing that makes one see the world differently and concentrate on improving it in the face of such unimaginable and debilitating pain. Even if our spirituality is in order, it is important to have the practical and objective facts in order, with an emphasis on overcoming suffering.

The following basic steps are required to Meditate:

  1. Frequency of Meditation: When you begin to learn the art of meditation, it is important that you sit for at least five minutes every day, even if it is just for five minutes; those five minutes will make a significant difference. The regularity in which one performs the skill of meditation is important to remember because it aids your memory in becoming mindful of what is going on with you and your surroundings at any given time. Every day meditation can be performed in a variety of ways, such as engaging in various activities for varying lengths of time and learning a new ability, as long as there is always something to do. Things happen on every given day; differently, our day kickers alter, and this may cause our emotions to shift, throwing us off course; therefore, the meditation practice is critical because it can be of great assistance in helping us re-establish ourselves.
  2. The seat can be anything from a chair to a couch, a bed, a park bench, or just a nice-looking ground surface. The problem is finding a place that is relaxed, stable, and strong so that you do not feel exhausted and fatigued at the end of the session. Note, our goal is to relax.
  3. While you're meditating, you should also pay attention to your lower body position. If you're sitting on a cushion, you should cross your legs in front of you comfortably, making sure your knees are at or below your hips. If you're sitting in a chair, make sure your feet are flat on the floor and your foot is completely extended.
  4. Without stiffening the spine, the torso, or upper part of the body, should be straight. Allow the spine to curve naturally to give the impression of being upright and relaxed.
  5. The upper arms are parallel to the torso, and we let our hands drop and rest naturally; the thought of having equal sides keeps you from hunching over or being rigid.
  6. When we focus on the head and eyes during meditation, we lower the chin and encourage a lower gaze, which produces a humbling effect. After that, one can close their eyes and relax because closing the eyes allows one to change their attention.
  7. Now it's time to focus on the mind-body connection as well as the breath. Be at ease by paying attention to how you breathe out and in.
  8. Find yourself the most dignified rider and take a journey through life on a horse. You should make this a normal habit that will help you become more self-aware.
  9. Stay on track without allowing your mind to wander, and if it does, return your attention to your breathing.

We can't force ourselves to be different, any more than we can force a flower to grow. 

However, it is critical that we create some new conditions that can assist us in changing our experiences in a gentle, skillful, and incremental manner. It is thought that our problems stem from our mental states, and that we can combat these issues by using our minds. When the mind is stuck in a state of depression, frustration, or pain, it is dangerous. 

Our emotions also allow our minds to perceive and see events through the lens of how they are unfolding. 

As a result, having a professional meditator lead you through the guidance and instruction on how to meditate in a way that consciously shapes our minds is critical. As a result, real meditation can be described as a mode of perception that enables our consciousness to remain awake and free of conditioning. We all experience or sense through our eyes, nose, ears, skin, and tongue, but meditation is based on a particular spectrum of sense and power that is present in everyone.

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