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In this essay I will try to guide the reader trough the various stages to meditation.

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Stratford campus MEDITATION By: Leo Gaviria 21039767-50 Tutor: Angelica de Paiva Course: 1W-NC-EAL-1-1E-SC English 04 April 2003 In this essay I will try to guide the reader trough the various stages to meditation. To reach meditation, you require the three big steps: Relaxation: Control of yourself can mean relaxing your mind and your body You must, control your emotions, your passions, your nerves, your thoughts, your imagination, your desires, your bad habits, your impulses, your aspirations. Control yourself internally. Everything in you should be controlled, so that you can know your forces better, and how to use them It is convenient to control yourself in all circumstances, and mainly, to control your heart, if it is capable of hating or has unhealthy feelings, control your mind, putting a stop to your thoughts and aspirations, the same for your desires and passions, and mainly do not allow it to hurt, even with the intention. ...read more.


And repeat this for about 4 or more times, every time you have to count at least until 7 for every step. This is a good practice for purifying your blood and detoxing your whole body. You also have to stretch and tense all your muscles to their maximum after each breathing. The second grand step is concentration: This is our being's fixed attention on the necessities of the life. Avoid dissipating your forces and acting without purposes or to respond to thoughts and unworthy destructive feelings or contrary to our soul's nobility. Concentration allows to give meaning to our aspirations. The main step is to be a winner over your own limitation, incongruities, bad habits, ineptitude, incompetence, vanities and illusions! Concentration is to be focus on your goals that we yearn and we look for. ...read more.


We can learn more about meditation. . We can learn from the other members' experiences. If we create an environment of trust and confidentiality; the people can talk about their inner experiences (and their interpretations of those experiences), their difficulties and successes during meditation, their ways of incorporating their insights into daily life, etc. We can develop techniques with we interact with a partner. For example: With eyes open or closed, we visualize light surrounding the other person. We synchronize our breathing so that our inhalations and exhalations are simultaneous. One person inhales while the other person exhales; during the exhalation, that person sends out a quality (such as "peace"), which is taken in by the person who is inhaling. We do some type of meditation while holding one another's hands, to feel the energy passing between us. ...read more.

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