What is Buddhist meditaion?
Meditation is old technique which the Lord Buddha practiced until attained enlightenment. Buddhist meditation is a part of daily practice of Buddhist monk and severe Buddhist laymen. There are many kinds of meditation that mankind has been developed. The most famous meditation technique is focusing the breathing during sitting meditation, and walking meditation.
Guided meditation : Sitting meditation
Sit on the floor with cross leg. Put both palm on your lap on the flat position one hand will over lap to another for half of it and your thumb will join together in the middle of your lap. Close your eyes and start to meditate. There are nothing to think off, judgment or dream of during meditate. Concern only about the breathing in and out by focusing in one spot of your body. Focus point can be at the end of your nose or stomach which is easy to notice of the movement of the breath. Choose only one point of your body to focus. Continue do this as long as possible. Normally, a good period of meditation should be about 20-40 minutes per one time.
Guided meditation : Walking meditation
Find comfortable trail where you can walk straight for 8 - 10 steps. Open your eyes while walking. Do not stare at anything or count on your step. Walk back and fort on the trail slowly. Feel the movement during walking. Whenever, you see, feel, or think of something, bring back of your consciousness to your movement.
Guided meditation : What is the benefit of meditation?
Meditation is an activity that can lead to deep relaxation.
Some of the benefits of deep relaxation are (Bourne, 1995):
reduction of generalized anxiety preventing stress from building up increased energy and productivity improved concentration and memory reduction of insomnia and fatigue prevention and/or reduction of psychosomatic disorders such as hypertension, migraines, headaches, asthma, ulcers increased self-confidence and reduced self-blame increased availability of feelings
Meditating for 20-30 minutes a day, over time, can lead to a generalized feeling of relaxation in many areas of one's life.
Guided Meditation : Idea of the tour
Introduce meditation and show the simplify way of living of Thai people. Give opportunity to practice Buddhist meditation and has a real break to reenergize the body and mind.
Tour name : Rejuvenate the mind and body
Tour Code : BKK0502
Highlight : See the real Bangkok, Learn Buddhist meditation, traditional Thai massage, eat food for good health and traditional Thai cooking. Siam niramirt, the show reflexing to the Thai belief
Tour detail :
Give a real relief to your body and mind through Eastern way of being healthy. Buddhist meditation will help you take control on your mind. Movement and walking are few technique of meditation. Mediation can be done by yourself when you go back to your daily routine life. Learn 4 elements of life; Soil, Water, Wind, and Fire in your body. Balanced diet is the key for maintaining health. Learn to cook quick and easy Thai food by yourself. Make your body flexible by learning Ru Si Dad Ton which is similar to Yoga but with little muscle pain and body stress.
Short itinerary :
Day 1 Get massage service
Day 2 Food offering to Buddhist monk by boat, practice meditation, learn about Thai food for health, eating lesson and cooking traditional Thai food.
Day 3 Ru si dad ton practice for body relax in early morning, walking meditation lesson , self massage lesson.
Day 4 meditation practice
Day 5 Explore real Bangkok, Wat Trimirt, Bangkok Chinatown, Wat Pho and Phenomenal show at Siam Niramirt.