Meditation is all about a variety of mental disciplines used to induce specific modes or states of consciousness. Meditation is a practice in which an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness, either to realize some benefit or as an end in itself. The meditations refers to a board variety of practices (much like the term sports) that includes techniques designed to promote relaxation, build internal energy or life force and develop compassion, love, patience, generosity, and forgiveness. A particularly ambitious from of meditation aims at effortlessly sustained single-pointed concentration single-pointed analysis, meant to enable its practitioner to enjoy an indestructible sense of well-being while engaging in any live activity.
The word meditation carries different meanings in different contexts. Meditation has been practiced since antiquity as a component of numerous religious traditions and beliefs. Meditation often involves an internal effort to self-regulate the mind in some way. Meditation is often used to clear the mind and ease many health issues, such as high blood pressure and anxiety. It may be done sitting or in an active way. This kind of awareness activities can be done by prayer beads or other ritual objects are commonly used during meditation in order to keep track of or remind the practitioner about some aspect of the training.
Meditation may involve generating and emotional state of the purpose of analyzing that state such as anger, hatred, etc. Or cultivating particular mental response to various phenomena, such as compassion. The term “meditation” can refer to the state itself, as well as to practice or techniques employed to cultivate the state. Meditation may also involve repeating a mantra and closing eyes. The mantra is chosen based on its suitability to the individual mediator. Meditation has a calming effect and directs awareness inward until pure awareness is achieved, described as “being awake inside without being aware of anything except awareness itself”. In brief, there are dozens of specific styles of meditation practice and many different types of activity commonly referred
There are many meditation centers around major cities of Nepal. Around the Kathmandu valley you have many options such as Meditation in Buddhist Monastery, Osho meditation center, Vipasna Meditation center as well as Sadhana Yoga retreat center. Meditation course available in different module. Our company is organizing this kind of meditation program by coordinating above organization. Each and every organization which we mentioned here is suitable to develop powers of mind as well as to heal the inner body. Recently I had done a research on foreigners about their interest in meditation, which showed that more than 70% foreigners were interested in Buddhist techniques. Most of the western people are changing religion and vastly Buddhism is growing day by day. Russian, Spanish, Danish, German, Austrian they were influenced by Buddhism and ready to observe techniques’. Every year, several disciples from western country comes to Nepal to learn Buddhism as well as to take a part in different meditation program.
Most of the foreigners participating meditation program in Kopan Monastery have to stay in the territory of Monastery during that period. After paying certain fees in the Monastery you will get the facilities of accommodation and food. Every year Kopan monastery conducts different courses with different Lama’s in different time period.
Here are the some places for meditation and you are free to decide as your interest.
1) Kopan Monastery, Kopan
2) Nunnery Monastery in Ichangu
3) OSho meditation center, Raniban
4) Vipasana Center, Kantipath e.t.c.