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hulala

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Mind and Meditation
« on: October 30, 2009, 07:22:07 PM »
Sometimes when we start our Meditation, our Mind quickly drops its basic objective and start thinking about something else. What do you think is the best way to deal with such problem? How one can make a firm grip around his mind?

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Re: Mind and Meditation
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2009, 11:43:31 AM »
This problem can only be solved through continuous practice. It happens in the beginning and its difficult to hold your mind for the purpose of meditation but this problem persists for a very short period.

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Re: Mind and Meditation
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2010, 06:27:06 PM »
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This problem can only be solved through continuous practice. It happens in the beginning and its difficult to hold your mind for the purpose of meditation but this problem persists for a very short period.
External circumstances really play a crucial role in attainment of peace of mind. Only a regular practice with proper concentration help to cut-off the flow of thoughts which creates hindrance in your spiritual journey during Meditation.

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Re: Mind and Meditation
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2010, 07:25:17 PM »
You have keep yourself focus to the method and posture at the beginning then as the time passes out, you will become comfortable with that and will enjoy peace of mind.

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« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2010, 05:57:48 PM »
You have keep yourself focus to the method and posture at the beginning then as the time passes out, you will become comfortable with that and will enjoy peace of mind.

Concentration is the basic key in achieving the peace of mind during your Meditation period as there is a real need to get rid of flow of thoughts which always creates hindrance in path of your spiritual freedom.

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Re: Mind and Meditation
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2010, 04:41:56 AM »
Mind's natural tendency is to seek pleasure. It cannot withstand disappointments of its desires and when one desire is not fulfilled it feels sorrow resulting in pain. Thus, gradually, a man finds himself burdened with many pains which remain ingrained in the mind.
Along with this, all the actions and all the scenes, such as what one has heard, one has seen, one has touched, one has smelt and tasted also remain in the mind as impressions. Some may remain permanently in the mind just like in a hard disc in a computer. Others will remain as temporary files in the computer and get automatically erased.
When a person sits for meditation, all these impressions remaining in the mind start appearing before the person. This creates a hindrance in concentration.

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« Reply #6 on: March 29, 2010, 01:54:34 PM »
I know a solution for this; fixity

It's a kind a meditation where you focuse on a point on the floor or a wall. There is nothing else to do but to fix this point.
You will begin to try to advertise yourself with some thought, let it be. Don't try to stop them, but don't encourage them either.

Do this during 20 minute by day and you will slowly begin to masterise your mind and mental.


After that you can stop to think really easily.

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Re: Mind and Meditation
« Reply #7 on: June 22, 2011, 03:47:04 PM »
this article is full of great knowledge and one should apply this great knowledge in their lives. you should do regular meditation to keep your mind healthy.

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Re: Mind and Meditation
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2012, 02:55:14 PM »
Sometimes when we start our Meditation, our Mind quickly drops its basic objective and start thinking about something else. What do you think is the best way to deal with such problem? How one can make a firm grip around his mind?

Therefore Patanjali recommends to do asanas and pranayama before meditating. Meditation practice consists of three phases: dharana (concentration), dhyana (meditation) and samadhi (absorption or fixed mind). In the first phase (dharana) one has to constantly bring the mind back to the object of meditation, because it wanders here and there. If one continues the mind will deliberatly stay fixed for longer periods of time (dhyana). This will eventuelly lead to the stage of samadhi where the mind is completely fixed and the object of meditation moves closer up to a point of apparent merge. bhaktiyogavision.com

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Re: Mind and Meditation
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2012, 11:55:07 PM »

When I first started meditating I didn't fight my mind from wandering. I just noticed it and let it be. I didn't try to force myself to be quiet. I just surrendered to it. After a while, I had no problem with quieting my mind. Even after several years of meditating, I still have a few days when my mind doesn't quiet easily, but I don't force it. I just let it be.

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Re: Mind and Meditation
« Reply #10 on: July 22, 2012, 01:01:47 AM »
My meditation consists of grounding and centering. It also gives my mind something to focus on.

I seat myself some place comfortable and place my feet firmly to the ground. Doing this outside is even better. I rest my hands in my lap lap after gently stretching my muscles and joints so I'll be relaxed in comfortable.

Then I imagine the negative energy, thoughts, aches and pains, etc. draining from my body through the soles of my feet. I imagine the energy burrowing through the earth like tiny roots gently pushing through the soil. I breathe in through my nose and softly and slowly release my breath through my mouth. With each exhalation I gently push the negative energy down into the root system to be released into the earth.

When I reach a place of calm relaxation, I begin to reverse the process. I start to take in the pure, clean, revitalized energy of the earth into my body. I draw it in through the root system with each inhalation, allowing myself to feel the energy fill me. I feel it tingle through my fingers and my head fill with light and joy until I'm almost too full. I imagine them to be like the branches and leaves of a tree. I then shake my hand like I'm flicking water off my fingertips, open my eyes, and enjoy the surge of renewal. My body and soul joined with the Tree of Life and shared in the energy of creation.

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Re: Mind and Meditation
« Reply #11 on: July 22, 2012, 09:20:15 AM »
I also have such problem. I find it hard to concentrate so,I had never meditated well or successfully.
Yes, maybe practice could eventually help us to be more focused especially if we are really dedicated to succeed on it.


 

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