Do you know the origin of Meditation?

Benefits of Meditation in our daily life

SHIVA – The Founder and Owner of all Yoga and Tantra. Shiva was a yogi, the Adiyogi or the first yogi, and also the Adi Guru, the first Guru, who is the basis of what we know as the yogic science today.

Lord Shiva

He used to live at Mount Kailasa. In the tradition of Hinduism, Shiva is seen as the Supreme God. Shiva depicted as a yogi, he may be shown sitting and meditating. His epithet ‘Mahāyogin’ refers to his association with yoga. It was during the Epic period that the concepts of tapas, yoga, and asceticism became more important and the depiction of Shiva as an ascetic sitting in philosophical isolation reflects these later concepts. Shiva is also known as ‘Adiyogi Shiva’, regarded as the patron God of yoga, meditation and arts.

Meditation is practiced in our cultures and all across the world. It does not mean standing on your head or holding your breath. Meditation is the science and technology to know the essential nature of how this life is created and how it can be taken to its ultimate possibility.

Meditation is related to being relaxed which is not about concentration, it’s actually about de-concentration. It’s not only about focusing on one thing, but instead on becoming thoughtless. Many people do it as a way to reduce stress and develop concentration.

Performing Meditation

Here are some health benefits of meditation:-

Control Stress-

Stress is one of the most reasons behind doing meditation by people. Study shows that 3,500 adults are under stress. Mental and physical stress increased the level of the stress hormone. This effect can cause disrupt sleep, increase the level of depression and anxiety, promote blood pressure.

Meditation can reduce all the problems of the people and even medical condition too.

Reduces Anxiety

Regular Meditation reduces symptoms of anxiety disorders, such as paranoid thoughts, phobias, social anxiety, panic attacks and many more. A study in which 2,466 participants has participated, that showed a variety of different meditation strategies can reduce anxiety easily.
Meditation could help job-related anxiety in high-pressure work environments.

Helps in Emotional Health

Some kind of meditation leads to more positive outlook in people’s lifestyle. Two studies of mindfulness meditation found decreased depression in over 4,600 adults. The mind of the people who practiced meditation shows the positive changes, thinking and optimism in their life.

Some forms of meditation may improve depression and create more positivity in their life.

Group of people acting Meditation

Decreases Blood Pressure

Meditation can also improve physical health. High blood pressure makes the heart work harder to pump blood, which can lead to poor heart function. A study of volunteers found that when they meditated by concentrating on a ‘silent mantra’, it reduced blood pressure on average.

Medication can reduce strain on the heart and help to prevent heart disease too.

Can Help Fight Addiction

Meditation may help in increasing self-control and awareness for the people who have addictive behaviors. Researchers have shown that it can help people to learn their attention, increase their will-power, control their emotions and increase their understanding of the cause behind their addictive behaviors.

Meditation develops people’s mental condition and their will-power. This is going to help them to recover from addiction.

Meditation is a thing which can be performed by everyone and anywhere and they can improve their mental and emotional health. It doesn’t need any specific equipment to act. Meditation centre is widely available everywhere, if you want to take any course and classes for it, then you can join it. Meditation has a lot of varieties out there, and every form of it has their own strength and benefits. You should try the one or practice which suits you and your daily routine.

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