What is meditation ?
The term meditation refers to a broad variety of practices that includes techniques designed to promote relaxation, build internal energy or life force ( ki, prana, etc.) and develop compassion, love, patience, generosity and forgiveness .
Put simply meditation is a state of deep peace that occurs when the mind is calm and silent.
Why meditate ?
There are many reasons why people meditate. For some it is part of a spiritual journey and has to do with expansion of awareness and how they perceive and experience life. Some simply want to relax, other's are interested in the benefits of meditation for health and general well-being.
Some of the health benefits of regular meditation may include :
The effectiveness of meditation comes from the deep relaxation and benefits all.