Understand what concentration is: “Concentration is taking your mind off many things and putting it on one thing at a time.” Often what distracts us are day-to-day misunderstandings and negative feelings. Here is a guided meditation to release negative feelings. Decide what you want to concentrate on. In many ways, you become what you focus on — that is, you … Read More
Concentration is one-pointed focus. Focus on God, or one His aspects (such as peace, love, joy, Aum, inner light, etc.) is developed by daily practice of meditation and the flow of divine grace.
Stillness + Inner Absorption = Transcendence – every time! This formula underlies all spiritual experience—and anyone can put it to use. No matter what teachings you are drawn to you will find meditation or intensive prayer at the heart. Learn to become ever more still, ever more absorbed, and you will find your heart-mind awareness gradually expanded, uplifted, transformed—and ultimately transcendent.
Question from S. Chowdhury: How can I increase my concentration and work for a long time in any work? At the same time how can I make my work joyful?
Question from Vishwanath: I am not able to concentrate on anything. There is always something happening in my mind i.e. self-talk. I am not able to have sound sleep. If I close my eyes then some visuals start and self-talk also. I am tired now. If I am sitting idle, my mind always jumps from one thought to another thought. It’s like reading … Read More
Question from Mynk: I have a problem with concentration. My mind does not remain free. As I study, negative thoughts came in my mind, and I started thinking on them this wastes my time… and in such case I don’t feel concentrated and this decreases my confidence.
Question from adithya: My mind tends to remember what i dont want it to remember when i read my subjects. I constantly get other thoughts i am unable to concentrate on my studies. When i rarely do concentrate, my mind recognises it and i feel nervous and i loose concentration and my mind drifts away and stays in that state, maybe daydreaming state … Read More
Question from Deeapk Kumawat: Sir, when i study my mind think another thing like what i talk with people, what thing they say to me by this my mind divert but not totally some time think I control it again happen and happen and I have to give more input to study but get very less result. If I do 9 hour study its … Read More
Concentrate without physical tension. Many new meditators, in an effort to concentrate more deeply, tense the muscles in their body. Deep concentration, however, is possible only in a state of relaxation. Relax your body. To concentrate effectively, you need to start by relaxing the body. A very effective way to release stored-up bodily tension is to inhale and tense the … Read More
Question from Nidhi Sood: Hi!I recently attended my (Ist level)of Kriya Yoga and liked it very much.However,I am unable to meditate,I don’t know if i am practising it correctly or not? May be you can help me.Actually, I feel very heavy specially my head,and it starts falling backward as the time passes by,as if I’ll fall asleep.When I start chanting Hong Sau with my … Read More