Meditation Secrets from the 7 World's Greatest Teachers
By John Selby
watching the breath
– quieting the mind
– accepting the truth
awakening the heart
The underlying intent of the
original masters was remarkably similar – to help people to point
their attention toward regular contact with the divine, through
opening hearts and souls to direct communion with God by whatever
Benefits You Gain Through
Improved mental focus and
better physical health
Your connection to Spirit is strengthened no end
Many of the medical markers measuring physical aging slow
down, and some even reverse!
Spiritually, meditation creates the Antakarana; the rainbow
bridge between your waking consciousness and the Higher
What is Meditation?
Meditation is the methodical expansion of human consciousness
about life so as to encounter a deeper reality directly.
Meditation is not a withdrawal from the world, as many may
think of it. It is a means to encounter the world in order to understand it
Meditation is the most powerful mind tool ever developed.
Meditation has been scientifically proven to
extend your life,
and inner peace, increase mental clarity
and thinking ability, improve
creativity, intelligence, memory,
alertness, and to integrate left and right
brain functioning. It has been shown to improve physical, mental, and
Several studies conducted by scientists have shown that meditation may in
fact induce profound change, far beyond the simple relaxation, even beyond
the medical applications of relieving stress, reducing blood pressure, and
Most people assume that the real world is outside, that the
way to live life is by contact an external reality, by seeking input, mental
or physical, from without. "Most of us have never considered severing
outwards contacts in order to see what happens inside. We would rather
explore the far side of the moon or the bottom of the ocean than the hidden
depths within ourselves. But in fact the universe exists for each of us only
when we experience it with body and mind. It is never elsewhere, it is
always here and now. By exploring the here-and-now of ourselves we can
explore the world. Unless we investigate the world within we can never know
reality – we will only know our
about it, or our intellectual conceptions of it. By observing ourselves,
however, we can come to know reality directly and can learn to deal with it
in a positive, creative way."3
How To Learn the
"To learn a meditative process, you need to move through the
same basic inner focusing activity in your mind a number of times... until
you internalize the meditation process as a beautiful mental habit that you
can move through without guidance," advises
Zen teaches the practice of zazen, sitting in meditative
absorption as the shortest, but also the steepest, way to awakening.
is a butterfly, which, when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but
which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you."
~ Nathaniel Hawthorne...
Confucius about Knowledge and Learning
The more man
meditates upon good thoughts, the better will be his world and the
world at large. ...
12 Simple Ways To Supercharge Your
Practice Yoga and Meditation.
Yoga or Meditation relives stress. Stress is a known memory
buster. With less stress, lower blood pressure, slower
respiration, slower metabolism, and released muscle tension
follows. All of these factors contribute significantly towards
increases in our brainpower....
Meditation is an invaluable tool to ensure that your
employees are at their very best – every day.
Case in Point
Corporate Development Program
The key technology of the Maharishi Corporate Development
Program is the Transcendental Meditation (TM)®
technique – a simple, natural, effortless procedure practiced for 15-20
minutes in the morning and evening while sitting comfortably with the eyes
closed. During this technique, the individual's awareness settles down and
experiences a unique state of restful alertness. As the body becomes deeply
rested and relaxed, the mind transcends all mental activity to experience
the simplest form of awareness, Transcendental Consciousness, or pure
consciousness, the mind's full creative potential.
physicists have identified Transcendental Consciousness as the Unified Field
of Natural Law, the "home" of all the Laws of Nature that govern the orderly
evolution of the universe.
This technology of human resource development – the
technique – with an unmatched 40-year track record of success. Implemented
in hundreds of companies worldwide, including Fortune 100 companies in the
U.S. and leading firms in Japan and Europe, the Maharishi Corporate
Development Program has been shown to be highly effective in improving
employee health, creativity, and
productivity while reducing and eliminating the detrimental effects of
stress on employee health and job performance. This unique program is easy
to implement and cost-effective. The benefits are both immediate and