If you ask different meditators, ‘what are the benefits of meditation?’ you will receive a wide variety of answers. You see, what one person might see as a benefit of meditation, another might see as an inconvenience that they are prepared to put up with, in order to enjoy a different benefit of meditation.
Let me give you an example. A man and a woman attend the same meditation class. The class consists of three parts. Part one is meditation practice, part two is philosophical discussion and part three is studying teachings of a particular meditation guru. During the class, the man enjoys the meditation practice and gets great benefit from it, loves the philosophical discussions but is not keen and can see no benefit in reading about what the meditation guru has to say.
At the same time, the woman, who attends the same meditation class, she too enjoys the meditation practice and gets great benefit from it, loves reading about what the guru has to say and gets great benefit from that too, but can see no benefit in the philosophical discussions.
So, it helps to know a little about your own preferences for you to get the maximum benefits out of your meditation.
There are a list of common benefits associated with meditation, they include;
1) Stress reduction
2) Lower blood pressure
3) Aids concentration
4) Aids relaxation
5) Promotes clearer thinking
6) Helps with mental health issues
7) Helps with emotional health issues
And many, many more.
I personally believe that the greatest benefit of meditation is that it is the only way that I have discovered that reveals to me, more and more of myself that I just never knew about. If you choose the ‘right’ meditation teacher, meditation can literally be like starting a new life. A life of deep personal, inner discoveries. Without all the books, belief systems and dogma that many meditation classes include as standard.
There are many styles of meditation teaching and you will find that many of them will attach themselves to to belief systems. Te fact is that the benefits of meditation will come to any of us with or without the rituals.
I have taught meditation around the world for over twenty years and I have met many people, from a wide variety of cultures, who have experienced the benefits of meditation for themselves. The benefits of meditation await you too.
If you would be interested in learning more about a meditation retreat that will take you deeper than you ever thought possible, then I encourage you to contact me through my website, and I will be here for you when you are ready for that step in your life.
Francis Taylor has been teaching meditation all over the world for the past 20 years. He knows that it is possible to find the light in this lifetime rather than only when you pass on. Finding the light will allow you to live a more joyful life. Through meditation and being initiated you will expand and grow to new heights that you never dreamed possible. It all starts with letting go, being still and observing. You can experience Francis Taylor’s enjoyable guided mediation absolutely free of charge by visiting http://www.MeditationClassAtHome.com.
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