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“Meditation is the royal path to freedom, a mysterious ladder which reaches from earth to heaven, from darkness to light and from mortality to immortality.” Swami Sivananda
Meditation is a state of consciousness that can only be understood through direct experience and intuition. Unlike our everyday experiences, which are limited by time, space and by the laws of causality, the state of meditation transcends all limitations. In meditation, past and future dissolve. What remains is the single consciousness of ‘I am’ in the endless, eternal Now.
Benefits for the body…
The peace of meditation is deeper than the peace of sleep. Meditation reduces stress – every part of the body, every single cell comes to rest. Meditation keeps the body youthful and prevents early ageing.
...and for the mind
The experiences of oneness, happiness and harmony which can be attained through meditation create new patterns of thinking. Negative tendencies are overcome and the mind becomes more stable. Meditation helps one to develop a dynamic personality, powerful speech, serenity and great mental strength.