Imagine being able
to totally relax and concentrate your mind onto one small
object, and then it disappears leaving your mind so blank
and relaxed, all your thoughts have gone away leaving you
free and comfortable. Meditation will change your life
because, you'll be relieved of any stress or negative
feelings, your thoughts will be more focused, sharp and
clear, making you feel happy and free.
Meditation also called the way of
the Noble path with correct vision. Correct thought. Correct
word. Correct action. Correct existence. Zen meditation and
yoga has eight steps, the seventh one, Dyane, is Meditation.
It is practiced in the position of lotus, crossed legs, and
the knees lower than the pelvis. Pelvis tilted ahead, lumbar
area put inwards, straight back, shoulders shallow; arms and
shoulders relaxed, chin inwards, unsquinted eyes; relaxed
face, abdominal breathing , lengthening the exhalation from
the nose without forcing, with full conscience, and soon all
these process become natural and automatic.
Normally done by sitting on the
floor, place the right foot on the left thigh and the left
foot superficially on the right thigh.
THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS: In the India,
the lotus flower is symbol of mental purity and of full
development of conscience. As the lotus, of purity and
whiteness on muddy waters, the spirit of the yogi sat in
As this name indicates, this
position evokes the perfect balance and isolation of the
flower of lotus. In the, symmetry of the physical body,
increases the harmony to realize the distribution of
The energy forces are balanced by
the practice of respiration. In this lotus position, the
conscience mind concentrates on the heart. Without
influencing the breathing , we support the immobile body,
without allowing the subconscious mind to digress. We do not
look or search for meditation, since, the simple fact of
looking for it, removes the main purpose and effect.
The mere act of sitting down in
Padmasana to relax and to realize respiratory exercises,
already induces the meditative state providing mental
stability and lasting benefits since it is one magnificent
sedative for the nervous system. The effects of the
padmasana will change, depending on the stead-fastness and
How can I use hypnosis for
meditation?.....Hypnosis can help in many ways.
Meditation is easier if the physical body is relaxed, if
the mind is free of stress, a calm tranquil relaxed mind
can focus better upon one thing and eventually free the
mind from all thoughts.
Meditation has been used for
more than 3.000 years. For a long time it was considered
to be a practice reserved to the Buddhists, to followers
of philosophies like the Zen or enclosed to persons with
a certain touch of snobbery. Nevertheless, the list of
followers has been growing in the western countries in
the last years up to reaching a number that is about 10
million in the USA.
These persons, far from being
religious faithful, are professionals of all kinds
overwhelmed by the stress, patients to whom doctors
prescribe a few meetings of interior exploration to
improve or to prepare the pain or interested individuals
in studying in depth themselves and learning to handle
The interest of scientists in
meditation began many years ago. In the 60s and the 70 it
had been demonstrated that the use of these skills was
providing an extraordinary concentration.
Nevertheless, the real jump, and
especially his massive publication, come from the hand of
a very peculiar collaboration. Fourteenth Dalai Lama, has
put at the disposal of the western
neurocientíficos his brain and that of his monks.
This way, the religious ones have met with their skull
replete with electrodes and sensitive instruments of
which they prepare to record and photograph what happens
in the neuronal network when they practice the
EFFECTS. In this adventure
eminent investigators of numerous institutions embarked.
One of the most active in the last years has been R.BILL
of the University of Wisconsin, in the USA. His works
have become famous for being provided with a Nobel Peace
His results indicate that
meditation has biological effects. It produces changes in
the brain associated with more positive emotions and
progress in the immune function. Siko DAN author of
numerous books on emotional intelligence and of
'Destructive emotions' fruit of the meeting of Dalai Lama
and with the scientists, he said "the important thing is
that the meditation changes the base of the emotions" and
added that the results of the experiments "have important
implications for the people at the time of valuing his
The studies neuronales
demonstrate an activity increase in the left frontal
lobe, which is the residence of the positive emotions. At
the same time there diminishes the functioning of the
right region. neurocientíficos have observed that
the persons who use more the left area take less time in
eliminating the negative emotions and tension, for
example, a discussion with the boss. This imbalance
between the hemispheres bears also a reduction of fear
and the rage.
The investigations with the
Buddhist monks with years of experience in meditation
indicate that these have a significantly major activity
in the left hemisphere than the persons who do not
practice this skill.
1. Pure conduct: For an
illuminated, good and bad sound the same. For those who
practice Meditation, the purity is important. Purity
implies: the demonstration across the body of the mental
conduct, and speech. Calmness in life in the verbal
aspect - not to make arguments or rows. In the mental
aspect - to free yourself of anxiety. In the corporal
aspect is not to use the violence
Your subconscious mind
especially using self hypnosis should deplete the
thoughts areas for a moment, continuing attention in the
details of the position and breathing . "Awake"
attention; makes one aware of everything what happens,
without interfering. Observation estranged from all
objects, sensations, feelings, memories, fantasies,
imaginations, deductions, etc.
MEDITATION SAGUNA: The
meditation Sauna or object meditation is the most widely
used, it consists of concentrating thought on one object,
excluding any thought that distracts the attention. The
object can be something physical, tangible, a point of in
the body, the sun, a flower, a scenery, a mantra, etc.
The motive can be also slightly subtle, like a chakra, a
sensation, one philosophical thought, a khan etc. When
practicing this one type of meditation you exclude any
thought, except the object of concentration.
MEDITATION NIRGUNA: The
meditation Negron or without an object (proper of the zen
meditation and yoga in the most advanced phase, of Zen
and from the Tibetan school) it consists of separating of
any object, of any thought, of any sensation and to
experience total peace. The need to practice meditation
arises from the search of a man to answer the big
questions that appears with our deepest nature: who or
what am I? of where do I come and where do I go? do I
exist?, etc. to penetrate the ordinary reality, waking
up, or one vision of the things that fill us and gives
sense to ours existence. The meditation is a not action
and debit to be practiced without a concrete target, and
one does not wait for certain achievement, nor at least
THE EFFECTS OF REGULAR
MEDITATION: In a purely physical way, meditation has
relaxing effects, fighting hypertension and stress. In
the psychological aspect, it gives self-esteem,
confidence, mental force, concentration and memory. But
the spiritual effects are even more important.
WHAT ARE THE OBSTACLES IN
DOUBT. It is the biggest
obstacle in the way of the Zen. Almost the whole world it
is perfectly capable of meditating. It is not necessary
to wait for wonderful results at first. Hypnosis can give
help in the form of belief and faith.
THE BOREDOM of
Self hypnosis helps to keep the
mind from wandering and increasing concentration.
SLEEP IN THE MEDITATION:
Many beginners they succumb to
sleep because of unconscious form which collaborates with
a slowing down of the mental processes during the
meditation. Hypnosis can help to avoid this level of
TO HURRY IN MEDITATION:
one has to cultivate patience.
To give enough time to the body and to the subconscious
mind especially using self hypnosis to change the goals
but without forcing.
ATTENTION TO BREATHING WITH
One remains now attentive to
your breathing , contemplate the inhalation and
exhalation limiting yourself to observing consciously the
sensation of the air that enters and goes out, feeling
the cool sensation and warmth in the area of the top lip
to the orifices of the nose. This exercise is similar to
the previous with the difference that here it stops being
counted and we are very attentive to every inhalation and
to every exhalation, completely alert and concentrated.