Meditation: The Benefits Of Enlightenment: Enlightenment And The Enlightenment

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The word meditation is derived from the Latin word, meditari, which means, to think, to dwell upon, and to exercise the mind. Buddhists call it taming the monkey mind which goes in a million directions during our waking moments. Meditation is actually harnessing the power of the mind. It is the process of polishing the image of God within you. Let me explain the benefits of meditation by using the letters of the word MEDITATION. Meditation improves your Mindfulness which leads to Enlightenment and Detachment helping you to live your life with Intention, experiencing Transcendence, Awareness, Tranquility and Integrity with an Openness to everything that life offers in the Now. Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention to the present.…show more content…
But the word simply means, burn the light within or light the spark. All of us have a candle within, but it is often not lit. We are like a house with an electric connection but the switch is off. Enlightenment is as easy as flipping a switch or making a shift, but before it can happen, you have to first believe that there is a switch inside. If you continue to believe that enlightenment is the birthright of the spiritually elite, you will feel empty inside and exiled from life. According to Buddhist monk, Chogyam Trungpa, enlightenment is ego’s ultimate disappointment. Jesus said to his followers: You are the light of the world. He did not say: You have to become the light which presupposes effort or you will be light which means, at a later time in the future. But you are light right now, this moment, if only you decide to flip the inner…show more content…
There are three kinds of people: 1) those who make things happen; 2) those who watch things happen and 3) those who ask what happened? Awareness means, moving from the third group to the first and living our lives with eyes wide open, especially our inner eyes. Tranquility is a rare feeling in a fast-paced life. Meditation creates tranquility within us despite the storms and struggles that may hover around us. When you are in a state of tranquility, nothing happens to you but everything happens through you! Tranquility is the field where divinity within you and around you is experienced, because as Eckhart Tolle says, stillness is the language God speaks, and everything else is a bad translation.9 Integrity means, a sense of wholeness. Many of us feel fragile and fractured inside, rarely experiencing wholeness or a sense of well-being. We cannot attain integrity without the harmonious integration of the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of our lives. Meditation makes us aware of the hole in our souls and moves us towards a yearning to fill them. Integration happens within us when we start living from the vantage point of the soul which is facilitated by

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