In recent times, meditation has become a very popular activity in the West. However, meditation is not simply a trendy hobby. Practically speaking, it is the very basis of our existence. By developing meditation skills we can transform our lives, connect on deeper levels and experience higher pleasure. Mastery of our Busy mind requires discipline through techniques such as meditation, pranayama( control of breath) and yoga, which can be creatively integrated with karma chikitsa (therapy). The constantly active and stress mind learn to rest in greater stillness.
An excellent form of meditation is the innocent watching of every thoughts, feeling and emotions; without attachments of judgements, without liking or disliking. In that simple, expansive awareness, there is a letting go. Letting go is another journey towards the heart. in the beginning, there maybe many thoughts- bumper to bumper traffic ! but if one continues that silent, peaceful watching, thinking eventually slows, and one can clearly perceive a gap between thoughts, memories or emotions; a silence, however momentary.Enter the Gp. in the time it will expand into vast silence that can be experience during not only this unbounded pure, awareness, is your true nature, is taking place within or in the environment is meditation.