Meditation vis-à-vis Brain's Anatomy

It wouldn't be long before we would have undeniable evidence that meditation doesn't just have a faith-healing or placebo effect (as felt by many), but it actually modifies the anatomy and physiology of the brain, with consequent beneficial insinuated effects. So, keep a tab on this column to keep you abreast with more scientific researches trying to understand and gather evidence on the oceanic effect of the metaphysical aspects of life on our physical and mental health.

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Medicinal Music

We often listen to music to feel good. But, do you know, listening to the right kind of music and in a proper way is medicinal, too. How? Let's explore...   MEDICINAL MUSIC FACT #1 Music can lower the levels of cortisol (the stress hormone) The number one enemy of man in today's …

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Kick Out Your Pain by Meditation

A wise philosopher-thinker said, “Pain is inevitable but suffering is optional,” suggesting that in spite of the presence of physical pain, one can overcome its impact and reduce the suffering one might go through in life. In metaphysical terms, that's called “mind over matter&…

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Brahm Gyan- The Ultimate Tool to Enhance Psycho-Immunity

This was the procedure/technique that transformed the ferocious criminal like Angulimaal (in the times of Lord Buddha) into a peaceful and non-violent human being. Therefore, Brahm Gyan based meditation is the essential procedure, the only divine asset through which psycho-immunity can be augmented. It transforms the mind of an individual into a beautiful and healthy entity, the one that is given to positive tendencies. There is no other alternative.

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सृजन और प्रलय का आधार – जागृत चेतना!

सन् 1945 की एक शाम- शानदार दावत का आयोजन किया गया। इसमें उपस्थित थे, विश्व के प्रसिद्ध (भौतिक वैज्ञानिक और मैनहैटन प्रोजेक्ट (Manhattan Project) के प्रमुख रोबर्ट ओपनहिमर (Robert Oppenheimer) जानते हैं, यह विशाल दावत किस …

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Benefits of Meditation

Increases your capacity to bear pain by reducing its emotional impact. A wise philosopher-thinker said, “Pain is inevitable but suffering is optional,” suggesting that in spite of the presence of physical pain, one can overcome its impact and reduce the suffering which he might go thro…

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Meditations Galore- Making the Right Choice

Lord Buddha observed, “All that we are is the result of what we have thought.”  From this, we can infer, “All we shall become is the result of what we think now.” That being so, nothing can be more important than being able to choose the way we think– our feelings,…

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God-Realisation is Beyond Theory

Alot has been said and written by modern philosophers, intellectuals, and prelates on the ways and means of God-realisation. Whatever they give by way of advancing theories and treatises contains only verbal instructions. Alas! Theory is not capable of producing the desired results. Theory sans prac…

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Meditation - Improved Mental Focus  Attention Span

People are well aware of the benefits of toning the physical body. But for some reasons, biased or unbiased, the prospects of working out at the mental gym to sharpen our minds is still greeted with great scepticism. An increasing number of research studies are now working to find definite evidence …

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Meditation is not just closing eyes and sitting straight

Meditation, commonly perceived as a state of sitting with straight body posture and closed eyes, seems to have become a major resort to get rid of stress, tension and depression. However, our scriptures, the storehouse of spiritual treasure, reveal that meditation is not merely sitting and closing o…

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How to counter sadness

Encountering sadness in one way or the other, every individual, today, has developed familiarity with it. Sometimes, we succeed in overcoming it, and sometimes, we get gripped in its tentacles. At certain times, it even haunts us, assuming the terrible form of serious depression. Quite ignor…

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Aim at Life not at Living

“A log that glows radiantly for counted moments though is far more better that than the long-lived smoky hay. Therefore, O dear son! Live life like that glowing log, even though it is short, rather than opting for a longer stay like the smoking-emitting hay.” These words were said …

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To be In Meditation (2)

There is a firmament within, in which the sun, the moon, and the stars are seen. meditation is a voyage, an incessant exploration of the Universal Truth, which lies in the vast skies of the inner world. We must bathe in its glory. We must pursue diligently every aspect of that Truth, the ignorance o…

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To be In Meditation (1)

Each personality has his or her preference for living, eating, working, etc. meditation does not escape the idiosyncrasies of each individual. It is broken into various fragments and every person is inclined to one or the other. Often, we see that religion and meditation are bifurcated, and the other times, we see that they are conjoined. By distinguishing religion from meditation, people choose to segregate God from personal meditation for sound body and mind. For some people, the “hassle…

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