Transcendental Meditation is more than five decades old and was introduced in India. This meditation technique takes just about 15 minutes daily. It’s usually taught by one person to another in a style similar to mentorship. This is to allow easy adjustments whenever needed. Though teaching transcendental meditation is a systematic process, it can be tailor-made according to the needs of an individual. It doesn’t require a lot of strength because this is done by relaxation, sitting on a comfortable place and position, with eyes closed, and is done just twice in a day.
Contrary to popular belief, practicing transcendental meditation does not necessarily mean that a person will be changing religions, philosophies in life, or having a much different lifestyle. It’s a practice done just like exercising except this one is an exercise for the human mind. As a matter of fact, there are over five million transcendental meditation practitioners and this population is made up of people from different races and religion. Almost four hundred professional researches has been conducted by experts from prestigious universities and they can all attest to the effectiveness of transcendental meditation.
Transcendental Meditation allows a person to be in touch with his or her innermost feelings. With peaceful pose and with mind focused on what is inside one’s self, the body is given rest even just for a few minutes. This few minutes will definitely feel much longer with the intensity of being in a transcendental state. In connection, the mind functions freely, moving inside the person’s wholeness and develops a person’s well-being in the process. It is something that a lot of people will surely appreciate, particularly those who are always busy and are always on-the-go.
Easy MeditationAlthough many people are having a hard time with meditation, transcendental meditation makes the practice easier and effortless. It doesn’t require a person to focus their mind into nothingness which seems impossible for many people. There is no need to erase and block all memories, worries, and emotions that pass through a person’s mind. All they have to do is sit still, be quiet, and that’s all. They can just observe how they are feeling and what they think during the meditation in full awareness while their body just sits still and having its much needed total rest.
Recommended by Professionals
Transendental Meditation is highly recommended by a lot of professionals. This kind of meditation is proven to bring about positive results for medical laboratory tests performed on practitioners including high blood pressure patients. Continuous practice of this transcendental meditation or TM maintained their blood pressure in the normal level. It is also standardized and there is an existing systematic process of teaching this practice to other people.