The society we live in today is centered on instant gratification and quick rewards. The reality of our fast-paced world is that if you fail to keep moving forward, you risk falling behind your peers. The mental, physical, and emotional stress you can experience from this lifestyle can cause permanent damage to your body and mind.
Mental stability is vital for avoiding the harmful effects of stress. Although we must remain in step with everyone else, we must also be at peace mentally in order to succeed. This mental stability is available through meditation.
From Vedic times, Hindu Sanatan Dharma has explained the advantages of meditation. Meditation soothes the mind, bringing one into a deeper state of awareness. It helps to clear thoughts and anxieties, allowing one to focus completely on God and his/her own spiritual progress.
Meditation is a practice that is essential for spiritual progress. Without meditation, one cannot attain an elevated spiritual state. Read on to learn more about the different types of meditation described in the ancient scriptures and prescribed by Bhagwan Swaminarayan and Aksharbrahma Gunatitanand Swami for devotees.