Meditation is the practice of observing without judgment or prejudice. When you stop judging, you stop creating imaginations in the mind. You then are just another aspect of creation watching creation as it is. You stop creating. Meditation is merging with God. Come, check out whether is meditation attributed to any religion and what it is not.
We are a small part of creation. What we know about creation is our Universe and its countless manifestations. When we say God, we are referring to the Governor or all the Universes and worlds that exist in creation. There is only one God, and that, according to Bhagwan Sri Sathya Sai Baba, is You.
You are the divine Self encased in this name and form body.
We all want happiness. However, we are not willing to be happy. We want happiness, and, for that, we are willing to do anything. Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev says; We are in pursuit of happiness instead of falling back into happiness. Truly, happiness is not out there. It is within. And to get to that happiness, we need to still the mind. Only when the mind is still will you be happy. That is the reason why you must meditate.
Are Meditations Religious Practices? Discover the truth about Meditation
Meditations are not religious practices. The practice of observing has no religious bearing to it. Animals observe without judgment. Plants feel without judgment. Toddlers observe without judgment. They do not belong to any religion! Meditations are Universal practices. The take you towards freedom from judgment and prejudice.
Types of Meditation
There are literally countless types of meditations. However, we have shortlisted a few of these practices that are very simple and extremely effective. These practices can be done by anyone. Here is a list you can refer to;
There are countless more types of practices. However, these are the ones we think are simple and doable.