Meditation is a way of relaxing the mind and the body as well. It’s one way of connecting to our subconscious and freeing ourselves from stress. The bible mentioned it a lot of times and pertain it as one way of praying and connecting to god. Does meditation can be considered as one way of prayer?
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Meditation has nothing to do with prayer to me. When you meditate you are clearing your mind in order to have a better understanding and control of your own emotions.
That's how I understand meditation too. I just don't know why the bible uses the term 'meditation when conversing to god or to the holy spirit.+
Meditation is a great tool if used properly. It can clear your head of many troubles. I guess for those who pray it's a great moment to do so.
Meditation is almost an art form. Our minds need to be trained in order to meditate properly. I suppose that prayer is also more meaningful if someone is in a state of meditation. Not that it probably does anything as far as communicating with a higher force, but it would be more powerful for the person.
I believe in the healing powers of meditation, and not to be confused with prayer, meditation truly helps you clear your mind and feel better.
If you truly know how to put yourself in that state of full meditation you wil be able to find out a lot about yourself and how you are really perceived by others, but pyare is a completely different thing.
Some people believe that you can reach astral projection with proper meditation too.
Some people actually experienced astral projection while meditating and some eventually opened their sixth sense due to frequent meditation. Do anybody here believe in such?
I think prayer is a kind of meditation, but meditation does not necessarily have to be a prayer.