It is complicated
Vedic meditation is a simple and effortless technique that anyone can practice. In terms of types of meditation practices, it is one of the easiest around – no sitting in strange positions, no hand postures. You simply sit in a chair, back supported, silent with eyes closed. In contrast to other forms of meditation that require intense concentration and control, Vedic Meditation is effortless because it transcends thought. Many people feel meditation as a whole is difficult for them because of their busy mind and therefore requires years of training and discipline. Vedic meditation can be learnt in a short amount of time and the results will be immediate and cumulative.
It is expensive
A reasonable fee is charged for the four session course, and once you have learned the technique, you can practise it on your own without any additional cost. You leave the course a self-sufficient meditator and can practice anywhere anytime.
It is time-consuming
A common myth is that Vedic meditation requires hours of daily practice in order to be effective. However, the practice of Vedic meditation only requires 20 minutes twice a day. This makes it a practical and sustainable practice for even the busiest individuals. Many people see that they actually have so much more time left in the day because they are so much more productive when they meditate and get more things done faster.
It offers a quick fix
The benefits of Vedic Meditation can be immediate but they are also cumulative. The more you go into meditation, the more you will see the benefits and their profound and transformative effects on your life. Less stress, better sleep, the ability to adapt to demands. Once you learn Vedic Meditation what will be revealed to you is that the more you put in, ie meditate twice a day, the more you get out, ie happy all the time.
It is a solitary practice
Many are under the impression that meditation is a solitary practice that must be done in isolation. Although Vedic meditation involves turning inward and disconnecting from external stimuli, it is also a practice that can be done in community. Many Vedic meditation teachers offer group meditation sessions, and there are also online communities where practitioners can connect and support one another.
It is a religion
Vedic meditation is not a religious practice. Veda means knowledge. The Veda is a body of knowledge that proceeds religion and is over 5000 years old. Vedic Meditation is a secular practice that doesn’t require any religious beliefs or affiliations.
If you plan on learning to meditate in Sydney come to a Vedic Meditation Intro talk or book a one on one call to learn more about this effortless technique that will change your life for the better.