4 Secret Facts About Vipassana Which You Probably Don’t Know About


4 Secret Facts About Vipassana Which You Probably Don't Know About

What’s the first thing which comes in your mind when you think of meditation techniques? You’ll probably be thinking of mindfulness meditation listening to chimes, focusing on the third eye, or chanting in a lotus position. But meditation has different types of forms and styles. However, there are various types of relaxing techniques available, but Vipassana is gaining popularity across the globe.

It’s not a surprising fact medical science came after different meditation techniques. Currently, the market and internet consist of various meditation songs, tutorials, and e-books. It is one of the oldest meditation techniques that originated in India.

Today let’s have a look at the hidden facts about this surprising yet effective meditation technique.

It Requires Atleast 10 Days To Learn Vipassana Technique

4 Secret Facts About Vipassana Which You Probably Don't Know About
4 Secret Facts About Vipassana Which You Probably Don’t Know About

If you are a beginner and want to learn this meditation technique, you have to take the time of 10 days from your daily schedule. Meditation retreat runs on a charity basis, and you don’t even have to pay a single penny to learn this technique. In those 10 days, you’ll be away from the outside social world. These retreats provide three vegetarian meals with accommodation to the practitioners. You’ll surely experience life-changing benefits after following this relaxation technique.

India Is The Origin Of Vipassana, But Indians Are Not Aware Of It

Indians hardly know about this meditation technique. Apart from that, they are not even fond of meditation retreats. They just try to get rid of all these relaxation techniques and focus on their careers. It is sad to know that India was previously known for its heritage and spiritual power. But, now hardly Indians are aware of it and they believe in the myths of meditation.

This Meditation Technique Was Taught By Buddha

4 Secret Facts About Vipassana Which You Probably Don't Know About
4 Secret Facts About Vipassana Which You Probably Don’t Know About

Vipassana is also a part of the Gautam Buddha teachings. This technique means ‘insight’ according to the ancient Pali language of India. The truth about this meditation technique includes devotional, emotional, and intellectual levels. This thing was also experienced by Buddha when he first practiced this technique 2500 years ago. Gautam Buddha was fond of this technique, and he attained enlightenment through it. According to him, this meditation technique is enough for practitioners to get rid of all the sufferings.

Practicing This Meditation Technique Doesn’t Make You A Buddhist

Apart from its popularity, many individuals believe that Vipassana is only for Buddhists. But, any individual who is looking for peace in his life can follow this meditation technique. Not just Vipassana, but practicing other meditation techniques can bring significant changes to your life. Therefore, if you want to get rid of hectic work schedules and want a change in life, attending a Vipassana meditation retreat will be extremely beneficial for you. But you have to switch off your phones and dedicate yourself to the meditation retreat.   

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