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Meditation

Oneness in stillness or action

“Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity” ~ Voltaire 1694-1778

MEDITATION The process of Meditation is a part of Raja Yoga. Just as Hatha Yoga is primarily concerned with the body, Raja Yoga is primarily concerned with the mind and is supported when:

All undesirable thoughts have been removed from the mind. The mind has been freed from the burden of unnecessary elements. Your basic desires are now rooted in your mind. Steps for proper care, and protection, have been taken to ensure satisfactory growth of the symbolic seeds. Steps have also been taken to weed out the unwanted growth from

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Mind Cleansing

Raja Yoga cleansing and seeding techniques

In Yogic terms, the process of cleansing is called Shuddhi-Kriya or Shuddhikaran; and the process of seeding is called Beeeja-Dharan or Beeja-Mantra. Cleansing is a process of removing the thoughts causing disorders, notions, and erroneous perceptions from the mind. The seeding is a process of planting creative, constructive, and cherished ideas and thoughts in the mind. By the cleansing process, the mind is purified. By the process of seeding, the individual makes further positive gains. These techniques can be used by those who are mentally unwell, and also, by those who are already mentally healthy.

HOW TO PERFORM THESE TECHNIQUES

Both of these techniques are primarily concerned with the mind. Hence, in order to

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Meditation

An inward journey

There are a great many forms of mediation emanating from our spiritual traditions and it is widely recognised that meditation helps to:

calm the mind provide relaxation provide focus and meaning in life improve general health and even cure some medical conditions.

It is a challenge to define meditation, but simply put, when one is present with an undivided mind, meditation happens. Meditation is helpful because by being present with a still mind, it is possible to observe the root cause of illness or discomfort.

Meditation is actually a natural process for human beings and it is largely intuitive. People have been meditating and if we take Buddhist culture as an example, we can see there is

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