You’ve probably heard that meditation is good for your health. Because of this, many people are learning how to meditate. Meditation is the gateway to spiritual exploration.
The Benefits of Meditation
Above all, it’s important to know anyone can learn how to meditate. And, there are no health restrictions. Meditation does not require belief in religious dogma. There is a range of unique kinds of mediation. You can find one that is right for you. For instance, there is a powerful beginning meditation method with just two steps. In turn, this progresses to mindfulness meditation. Mindfulness starts as a seated method and progresses to a moving form. You get the idea.
When we think of meditation, most people see someone sitting with there eyes closed. However, there are also forms and moving meditation like Tai Chi. The point is now is the time to start. Build your spiritual practice on a foundation of meditation. Many believe the meditation is the gateway to spiritual exploration. Here are some major benefits.
30 Benefits of Meditation
1. Promoting deeper levels of rest
2. Reducing anxiety
3. Enhancing your immune system
4. Lower harmful cholesterol
5. Reducing the overall effects of aging
6. Increasing healing
7. Reducing muscle tension
8. Reducing the number and severity of headaches
9. Reduces high blood pressure
10. Increases energy levels
11. Improving the quality of sleep
12. Reduce the effects of depression
13. Increases brain coherence and functioning
14. Reducing phobias and fears
15. Treatment to overcome PTSD
16. Cultivates attention and focus
17. Promotes presence
18. Improve your overall cognitive ability
19. Break habitual behavior and addictions
20. Stabilizes emotional fluctuations
21. Increases oxytocin levels
22. Reduces adrenalin and cortisol levels
23. Increases creativity and intuition
24. Promotes self-care
25. Enhances your will-power
26. Reduces negative emotions
27. Promotes inner peace
28. Reducing your overall stress level
29. Encourages a healthier lifestyle
30. Increases patience and tolerance
The benefits of meditation start immediately. Most people feel rested and calm. Some kinds are more beneficial than others. And, some forms are easier to learn. There is a range of different types of meditation we refer to as spiritual technologies. This is the basis for spiritual exploration.
Gateway to Spiritual Exploration
Spiritual technologies are processes. Are the tools of consciousness. They enable us to expand awareness and explore higher states of consciousness. These processes stand up to the test of science. They exhibit repeatable common experiential phenomena. And, many have unique physiological characteristics. These signatures are unique from waking, sleeping, and dreaming. Because they are processes, they require no belief or faith in any religious doctrine. Therefore, all you need to do is follow the process correctly.
To sum up, we hope this article motivates you to learn this type of meditation. You deserve the benefits that come with the practice of meditation. Meditation has a positive effect on the mind, body, and spirit. And, the right meditation enables us to reach higher states of consciousness.
The benefits of meditation show up in our thinking and attitude. Meditation helps us to think clearly and with a social conscience. This has a positive impact on our decisions. The practice of mediation is the gateway to spiritual exploration.
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Joseph Campbell & Joseph Campbell’s book The Hero’s Journey, Wikipedia