Dhyan is a state of pure consciousness which transcends the inner and outer senses. The climax of Dhyan is samadhi. In Indian tradition, Dhyan is used for the growth of the inner soul. Western psychologists link Dhyan with mental concentration and consider it a special state of mind, this is Dhyan. The techniques and nature of Dhyan might vary but even the modern scientific research validates and highlights its benefits.
Dhyan is like a fast track approach in achieving your goals. They say “a man who has control over the mind has control over the world”, so if you have won your own mind then you have won the entire world. By other mediums you do attain goals, although they are materialistic and temporary. Dhyan will give you the eternal happiness which is not just in this life, but after as well.
Research has shown that Meditation can contribute to an individual’s psychological and physiological well-being. This is accomplished as Meditation brings the brainwave pattern into an alpha state, which is a level of consciousness that promotes the healing state. More and more physicians are prescribing meditation as a way to healthy life style.It is a flexible approach to coping with stress, anxiety, many medical conditions and the day-to-day “static” that robs us of inner peace.
Dhyan regulates and controls electrical and chemical activity in the brain, heart rhythm, blood pressure, skin’s capacity of resistance and many such functions inside the body. Meditation keeps one young. Younger biological age i.e. one is younger than one’s chronological age. Improved flow of air to the lungs resulting in easier breathing. This has been very helpful to asthma patients. Lowers levels of chemicals associated with stress eg. cortisol and lactate and much more.
If you look from spiritual percepective. It helps to build comprehensive awareness. Helps you live the concept of “oneness.”
Creates sense of well being and calm. Makes one discover one’s true nature i.e. realizing one’s self, in finding what one seeks – consciously or unconsciously.
Controls the mind. Sets one free from one’s illusions and preconceptions that prevents from fulfilling oneself. Dhyan dissolves the ego, a person attains the union between a person’s own consciousness and the cosmic consciousness. Most importantly, it’s the key to attain the Supreme, speak to him, play with whilst in this body and experience the eternal happiness