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Meditation in Rishikesh

Meditation in Rishikesh

Rishikesh is one of the best places for Meditation in the world. Meditation is something in which lot of concentratin is require and it helps in keeping you far away from all your tensions. Doing Meditation in Rishikesh is very easy. For doing meditation you can easily spend a month in any of the ashrams of Rishikesh. You can join and learn yoga or you can enjoy rafting you can go for small trek in jungle nearby or you can seat at the lonely Ghats of the river Ganga or you can listen the spiritual lectures in ashram or you can learn Indian music and many more things.

Meaning of Meditation :
Meditation is nothing but a practice through which we learn to train our mind to know our self. Meditation can be done by sitting quietly, or by doing something which help in concentrating such as repeating of mantra (chanting) or just prayer beads. Sometimes Meditation is described as "being awake inside without being aware of anything except awareness itself."

Meditation is easy and is not at all expensive. It’s so easy that you can learn it on your own. For Meditation no experience and no techniques or equipments are required. Whatever and wherever you want to practice you can practice.

Earlier the aim of Meditation was to have better understanding of the sacred and supernatural forces of life. Now days, Meditation is done for stress and relaxation worldwide.

   History of Meditation:

In Hindu Vedas references of Meditation can be found there. From thousands of years meditation is practiced. In early days Meditation was ritual or spiritual practice and meditation has more or less something similar in all religions. In 1930 research and surveys on Meditation was started, which increased among masses in 1970s and 1980s. However after so many researchs and surveys and so many scientific studies the basic mechanism behind Meditation is still not clear.

  Benefits of Meditation :

Meditation is not a substitution of any medical treatments but is still very helpful in curing several problems. Meditation gives us peace & balance which acts as a medicine in giving you both emotional health as well as overall health. To overcome stress Meditation is the best way out.

As per some researches through Meditation following problems can be cured :

  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Binge eating
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Pain
  • High blood pressure
  • Sleep problems
  • Substance abuse

Types of Meditation :
Meditation is a very broad term. The ultimate goal of Meditation is to achieve inner peace of mind. Below is the list of types of meditation:

  • Guided Meditation.
  • Mindfulness Meditation.
  • Mantra (Chant) Meditation.
  • Qi gong Meditation.
  • Transcendental Meditation.
  • Tai chi Meditation.
  • Spiritual Meditation.
  • Yoga Meditation.
  • Movement Meditation.

Tips for Meditation :

  • Focus your attention.
  • A quiet setting or atmosphere.
  • Relax your breathing.
  • A comfortable position

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