Meditation Retreats

Benefits and joys of meditating in nature

You are lucky enough to be able to spend time with nature and make time for your busy schedule. Meditating in nature is the most suitable and recommended way to rejuvenate. This is possibly the most suitable explanation for meditation retreats in the mountains or in the woods, that is, to be with nature. Meditation in nature stimulates us and makes meditation more mindful and spiritual, as the usual distractions in the scene are completely absent.

Many spiritual gurus believe that when we meditate in nature we are more awake and aware, which leads to increased awareness of ourselves. Being in nature improves mindfulness and balance between body and mind. We feel relaxed. It’s a peaceful experience. It promotes the depth of our relationship with nature.

With increasing mindfulness, stress and depression always decrease due to better control and regulation of stress-related hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline. Meditation in nature allows us to become aware of negative emotions, accept them, regulate them, recognize the patterns and apply consistent thinking, a better way, if any, of dealing with stress and depression management. Being in nature uses the superlative atmosphere to use our senses with open awareness.

It has been proven several times that meditation in nature has various physiological and biochemical benefits for human metabolism. Some of these are increased energy levels, improved emotional control, better regulated blood pressure, which leads to improved cardiovascular health.

Meditating in nature is the ideal medicine available to us to recharge our batteries by staying away from the hustle and bustle of our daily life. It is an experience that definitely affects our mental clarity. In order to communicate with nature, our body is in full synchronization with the earth’s vibrations, which strengthen our senses.

Do not wait for a special occasion to be with nature and meditate. Make it a part of your normal life. Practice mediation at home. Create your own garden in one place, e.g. B. a balcony or a garden that you can regularly use for meditation.

(The author is a Delhi-based master coach and motivational speaker.)

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