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Benefits of Meditation
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The benefits of meditation are enormous. It calms our mind and body. In these fast and hectic times, it has the ability to reload mental and emotional energy.

Meditation enables you to create new attitudes and responses to life, giving you a clear spiritual understanding of yourself. Meditation can help to resolve the deepest of fears and conflicts, which play their part in causing stress and ill health.

Here are a few benefits of Yoga
  • It lowers oxygen consumption.


  • It decreases respiratory rates.


  • It increases blood flow and slows heart rate.


  • It increases exercise tolerance in heart patients.


  • It leads to a deeper level of toleration.


  • It reduces anxiety by lowering the levels of blood lactate.


  • It is good for people with high blood pressure as it brings the blood pressure to normal.


  • It builds self-confidence.


  • It decreases muscle tension and headaches.


  • It increases serotonin production, which influences mood and behaviour. Low levels of serotonin are associated with depression, obesity, insomnia and headaches.


  • It helps in chronic diseases like allergies, arthritis etc.


  • It reduces Pre-Menstrual Syndrome.


  • It helps in post-operative healing.


  • It enhances the immune system. Research has revealed that meditation increases activity of 'natural-killer cells', which kill bacteria and cancer cells.


  • It also reduces activity of viruses and emotional distress.

Benefits of meditation on Women's health and PregnancyBenefits of Meditation on Women
A woman begins her life as someone's daughter, grows to be someone's sister and then someone's lover, wife and finally someone's mother. She is always identified as someone's entity. Its about time a woman should come out of the boundaries of these relationships and find her true self. A true self is an identity beyond any relationships, beyond gender, beyond fluctuations of hormones, beyond family expectations and other superimposed personality patterns. Discovering this true self is not as easy as it sounds. It is an experience that cannot be explained until the true self is felt.

Meditation is the process of re-discovering, enjoying and using the positive qualities already latent within you. Like any skill, meditation requires practice to achieve positive and satisfying results. By doing a little every day, it soon becomes a natural and easy habit, which generously rewards you for the little effort it involves.

The process of self discovery involves, stripping off false layers of identity, going back through all the conditionings, realizing- "I am not that, and not that, and not that", an emptiness out of which arises the realization - "Ah ha! I am that".

The place for this self discovery is not the psychiatrist's couch, the matrimonial bed, the mother's group, or even a yoga retreat, but within your own private meditation times.

Meditation can help you understand new relationships and the new responsibilities and duties that come along with them. Meditation, for instance, puts mothers in tune with their babies. Mantra Japa is especially appropriate for pregnant women. After birth, daily meditation becomes a precious time to refocus and make sense of the many new thoughts and feelings, which can be running through your mind, brought about by the events of childbirth and new motherhood.

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