Transcendental medicine is a form of meditation which is very easy to learn and one which can bring great relief when dealing with stress and anxiety. It allows stress and tension to be eased away naturally, resulting in a feeling of greater energy, clarity while bringing the person a greater enjoyment of life.
How long does meditation take?
Meditation can be performed for as little as 15 to 20 minutes per day, twice a day in order to start feeling the benefits it has to offer. A simple form of meditation can be done anywhere and at anytime and requires no change to the routine or any special equipment.
Will meditation interfere with my religious beliefs?
Meditation is simply a way of aiding relaxation and inner peace, which then brings harmony to the body, anyone of any religious belief can practice it without it interfering with their particular religious beliefs.
Mantra meditation is the only form of meditation which may have religious overtones, it relies on uttering mantras which can be linked to specific beliefs but even this form of meditation can be performed by people of all religious beliefs by choosing a mantra that has no link to religion, a mantra such as this could be an affirmation.
What’s the difference in transcendental meditation and other forms of meditation?
Most forms of meditation require the person to concentrate on something be it a mantra repeated over and over again, visualization say for instance watching a candle flame or insight or focusing on the breathe and breathing.
Transcendental meditation differs in this way; it is a completely natural effortless process. It differs both in how it is practiced and the benefits which can be gained from the practice itself. Transcendental meditation is not about training the mind or controlling it, you don’t have to control your breathing or even try to relax.
The results to be gained from transcendental meditation
A great deal of research has been made on the different types of meditation and the effects they have on our minds and bodies, of all the types transcendental meditation is thought to be the most effective. People practicing this form of meditation have found they have benefited in the following areas:
* Increased relaxation
* Decrease in the use of cigarettes for those who smoke
* An increase in self actualization
* A decrease in alcohol consumption
* A decrease in the use of drugs
* A reduction in blood pressure
* An improvement in psychological factors
Where does transcendental meditation originate from?
Transcendental meditation is of Vedic origin from India, Veda means truth or knowledge in all aspects of life. In more modern times word of the effects that transcendental meditation has on a person has been spread by Maharishi Mahesh who this learned this technique from his teacher many years ago. He then went on to spread the word of this form of meditation throughout the world in 1957.