Yoga - Meditation - Ayurvedic
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Often meditation popularly used in a variety of ways in order to bring the mind to rest. According to Yoga, however, there is a division into three, it is concentration, meditation and contemplation. The spirit is through the process of concentration, meditation and contemplation capable of providing sharper insights. Desires are controlled.
In that state, without this undermining and distracting appearances may be centered mind and develops personal equanimity.

Balance, harmony and understanding are due

The process of concentration, meditation and contemplation is the last major step of the eightfold path of Patanjali, which is done as by the practice of the Yamas & Niyamas disturbances are cleared, caused by uncontrolled emotions of desire. Further, it can be removed by the practice of asanas (physical exercises) and pranayama (energy management) problems arising from the physical body.


The process consists of three sequential steps:

Concentration (Dharana)

Concentration is the first of the three highest steps of the eightfold path of Patanjali. We hereby act effectively to "inside". We give attention to our deeper self. During the concentration the mind becomes one-pointed. The mind wanders off less. It is the concentration that provides the only stability in the eternal power of the mind. It allows the mind capable distraction, continue to remain focused on the same object. Concentration leads to peace and understanding. There may be concentrated on, for example, the breath or on a mantra as AUM (OM).

Meditatie (Dhyana)

Meditation is the state where continuity in the absence of interruptions in straying from the spirit. This is the essential difference with Dharana or concentration, in which there are periods of one-pointedness, but not a constant current in the control of thought. Meditation is also compared with a state of contemplation and therefore do not feel connected to what is being candled.

Contemplation (Samadhi)

Samadhi is the one with the All, gaining the highest knowledge or truth. It is the highest form of meditation and the eightfold path of Patanjali. A stage only developed the supreme can achieve with us. A true blessing.

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