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Through the meditative technique which is described as follows, the practitioner can focus his attention and control his mind. He should fix mindfulness by thinking and visualising his gaze in the middle of eyes on his forehead.
This will enable him to be rid of thinking of worldly objects. So, focusing mind in the middle of forehead, practitioner has to observe his breathing in and breathing out. The process of inhaling and exhaling of breath, then, needs to be equated. It means the same measure of breath should be inhaled and exhaled in equal duration. When it is achieved, the practitioner should meditate on God the Almighty, the all pervading being. Eventually, he develops his ability to perceive oneness with The Lord.
In this manner, the selfless person will be able to realise that there is nothings more important than his presence in Lord the Almighty and presence of the Lord in him. There remains nothing for him which is more precious when compared to his experience. With this practice, he achieves highest form of peace, which is a far cry for humans attached and engaged in the worldly affairs, trying to fulfil their wishes and desires, which are all so short lived.
It is recommended that some time one must spend alone during the day. These moments need to be spent on contemplating one’s own place or status in reference to life’s vision one has defined and the mission and the goals set.
Lord Krishna says, “The person who decisively listens to his soul and not his senses, who comforts with not what he has achieved in respect of material possessions, but who discovers joy in the good deeds carried out as devotion towards ‘ME’ for the good of the society is happy and truly wise.
The person who finds his happiness only in his own atma (soul) and dwells in his atma, guided by his atma can alone experience oneness with ‘ME’ the all pervading, all powerful Almighty Lord. With such matchless position, he attains peace and tranquility.”
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