Meditation Spiritual

Meditation is a universal relaxation skill with many different forms. You can practice focused meditation in the silence of your room, or you can participate in group guided mediation with other individuals. You can meditate while you’re running to ease the stress of a long day, or you can practice meditation while doing chores around the house.

You may know that meditation promotes better mental and physical health, but did you know that it can also provide spiritual healing? Spiritual meditation may lead to a calmer sense of being, helping you to achieve a heightened sense of awareness or even enlightenment with a higher presence.

Religion and Spiritual Meditation

Spiritual healing meditation requires you to be still, with yourself and the environment around you. While you meditate, you may find yourself speaking to a higher power or reflecting on your life and beliefs. In this way, spiritual meditation is much like prayer, bringing you closer to a higher being. This may explain why nearly all religions promote spiritual meditation.

Buddhists meditate while hearing and thinking about the teachings of Buddha. Catholics meditate when they pray to God. Hindus and Muslims have their own forms of spiritual meditation that bring them a sense of spiritual healing. Many people believe that spiritual meditation can heal people from illness, mourning, mental disorders and stress. It can heal the source of an illness and bring you back into balance.

Benefits of Spiritual Healing Meditation

As with other types of meditation, spiritual meditation may require a bit of practice before it becomes something that you truly understand and feel comfortable doing. Once you perfect your own version of spiritual meditation, however, you may find that many aspects of your life improve.

For instance, spiritual healing meditation may:

  • Aid in healing an illness
  • Clear your mind
  • Help with behavior modification
  • Improve memory and ability to learn
  • Increase creativity, energy and self-esteem
  • Promote happiness
  • Reduce stress, depression, insomnia and anxiety
  • Uplift your spirit.

How to Practice Spiritual Meditation

As with other types of meditation, you can practice spiritual meditation at any age, anywhere and at any time. However, many practitioners choose to meditate for spiritual healing in their place of worship or a place that is spiritually significant to them. If you don’t have a specific place in mind, choose a place that brings you a sense of peace and calm such as a darkened room or outside in nature.

Spiritual meditation is just one of the many forms of meditation that can benefit your mind, body and spirit. Even if you’ve never formally meditated before, and no matter which (if any) religious practice you follow, you can start now with spiritual meditation to help you relax and heal.

Resources

Buddhist Temples. (n.d.). Buddhist religion.Retrieved August 11, 2010, from http://www.buddhist-temples.com/buddhist-religion.html

Meditation Spiritual Healing. (2010). Meditation spiritual healing.Retrieved August 11, 2010, from http://www.meditationspiritualhealing.com/

Spiritual Guided Meditation. (n.d.). Feel connected to God, see divinity in all the beings. Retrieved August 11, 2010, from http://spiritualguidedmeditation.com/mind-body-spirit/feel-connected-to-god-see-divinity-in-all-the-beings.html