There are thousands of types of meditation and even more individualized rituals each of us has employed on our journey to one-ness. Regardless of your specific practice of meditation, there are five basic myths that we all come across at some point in our attempts to develop a daily practice ritual. At some point, embracing these myths helped us to rationalize meditation OUT of our lives. If you can embrace these myths as just that – MYTHS – and then release them from your belief system, you will more easily give yourself permission to begin or re-engage your practice. So let’s explore together:
The first thing you need to do is to clear the thoughts from your mind or at least stop the thoughts.
Something special or transcendent is supposed to happen during meditation.
I’m not doing it right.
If I meditate long enough I will achieve enlightenment.
If I meditate, I am a superior human being because I am spiritual.