What is Meditation According to Rigveda?
Rig Veda is one of the most ancient scriptures which provides you information about the practice of yoga and meditation.
According to modern Western scholars, it was created around 1500 B.C. while other great yogis and scholars date it to before 4000 B.C
Most of the mantras in the "Rig Veda" are spiritual hymns to the gods, and benefits like health, wealth and long life. Besides hymns, the mantras contain blessings and curses also. Initially, the mantras were meant to be chant as part of religious rituals, and this was the primary way in which the people communicate with the gods through mantras.
The "Rig Veda" is considered to be the Veda of mantra. The mantra is the main foundation of Vedic yoga which is the oldest form of yoga. Many aspects of Vedic science like the practice of yoga, meditation, mantra, and Ayurveda found in the "Rig Veda," and many of its Vedic teachings which are still used in modern times.
What is Meditation?
What is Meditation? Have you ever perform a boot scan on your computer? Boot scan on computers is done to clean the system of viruses and malware. After the native boot scan, the machine runs well. This is supposed to be done regularly to have the computer running smoothly, without a hitch. The same thing happens in Mediation. The technique of boot scanning the inner soul is called Meditation According to Rigveda.
Aspects of Meditation in Rigveda:-
•The Sun is the supreme god of the Vedas.
•The Vedic ritual, which is the main aspects of Vedic practice which involves making offerings to a sacred fire to connect with powers of the Sun.
•The Veda says that we are all children of the Sun born on Earth to carry forward the Divine light of truth.
•The Vedas laud the Sun as the source of life, intelligence, and consciousness within us.
•There are many forms of the Sun in Rigveda such as Surya(he who revolves and expands), Savitri (the transforming will), Aditya (primal intelligence), Mitra (the Divine Friend), Varuna (the Lord of the cosmic waters), Aryaman (the servant of Dharma), Bhaga (the giver of bliss), Pushan (the nourisher, seer and guide), Vishnu (the pervador), and Twashtri (the cosmic artist).
•Also, the Vedas contain an entire group of Sun Gods called Adityas said to be twelve in number. The other main deities of the Veda as Agni (Fire), Soma (Water), Indra (ruling power), all have strong solar aspects.
•The Vedic mantras themselves are said to dwell in the rays of the Sun.
Here’s are the five Process of Vedic meditation you should know:-
1. It’s an effortless technique:-
•Vedic meditation uses an effortless technique which explained in Rigveda.
•“The mind and body silently experience a peaceful sound with a mantra to settle down automatically without any effort.
•It takes the mind to its most peaceful state while maintaining full alertness—a state of supreme inner consciousness.”
2. You will likely need to ignore some TV time to do it
•As part of the daily practice, you need to spend some 20 minutes in the morning and the late afternoon or at night, which explains in Rigveda
3. You can practice anywhere:-
•“Any place where you can sit and meditate comfortably with your back supported and head free to practice meditation,” which says in the Rigveda.
4. It can make your workouts more fun:-
•Meditating has helped you to transform during workouts from temporary stress relievers, to enjoy them. Due to this you can be a little more present and centered during the exercise.
So here are some facts to learn about Vedic Meditation.