How to Manage Pain Through Meditation

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You heard it right. You can actually manage pain through meditation. There have been numerous studies that have proved that you can actually meditate pain away. One of such researches was published on the Journal of Pain, the peer-reviewed journal of the American Pain Society, a couple of years ago. According to the article, meditation is an effective tool in reducing pain and anxiety. So how do you meditate pain away. Here are some tips to meditate your pain away. These tips have been compiled from various sources and time tested.

Step 1: Stabilize your mind

Step 2: Identify the area where you feel pain.

Step 3: Focus your mind to the pain sensation in the area.

Step 4: Notice if the pain sensation changes.

Step 5: If your mind wanders, gently bring your mind back to the object of your meditation, which is a focused awareness on pain.

Mind stabilization can be achieved with mindfulness meditation, described as “a simple mental exercise, which develops mindfulness and concentration by paying attention on a chosen object (for example, taste of food or activity you wish to focus on) and holding the attention for a period of time. Mindfulness meditation does not necessarily require sitting but can be practiced while eating, walking, running, commuting, and doing other activities. This mental exercise also helps develop an ability to sustain mindfulness for prolonged time.”

Here are helpful tips for quieting an unquiet mind:

Meditate for only one minute (gradually move to 2,3,4… minutes)
Use a timer to remind you of an end of a meditation session.
Instead of trying to stop, welcome it whatever arises.
If you cannot concentrate on the object of your meditation, pay attention to the thoughts and stories occurring in your mind instead.
If you cannot meditate while sitting, meditate while eating, talking, running, etc.
Discuss your problem with a mentor, teacher or experienced meditator.
Practice meditation in a group (or join a retreat).

If you are interested in finding a meditation group, Shambhala, a meditation and spiritual center for Tibetan Buddhist-seekers and non-Buddhists, offers free meditation sessions with over 170 centers around the world: http://www.shambhala.org/centers/

The Chopra Center in California and New York also offers twice daily complimentary meditation sessions, for more information and location and times: http://www.chopracenterny.com/

Author: Guru Ji

I am a teacher, I bring you articles on wellbeing and wellness.


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20 thoughts on “How to Manage Pain Through Meditation”

  1. Lisa G says:

    Thanks for sharing such a helpful post as I have always wanted to meditate in order to reduce my pain and stress.

  2. murali krishna says:

    excellent info regarding meditation.

  3. Rarito San says:

    At First Thanks for this useful article. This article tell us about how to manage pain through meditation step by step. Thanks for this helpful article.

  4. Alok GIri says:

    Obviously mind exercises are simple but we are always making it look difficult. Thank you again to make it even more easier. 🙂

  5. Niraj SAh says:

    Having the ability to feel the pain of being burned causes your brain to force your body to react so meditation could be one the best way to get cured from any pain.
    As meditation is one the oldest method to get relief from various pain this article made me remember about my ancestor who used to meditation to get cure from any tension or pain.

  6. Raj karki says:

    thanks for your helpful information and i would follow this things.

  7. sitijacharya says:

    it helped me a lot to get rid of pain through meditation

  8. Aymen Abdenor says:

    In order to relieve pain and stress you must always meditate, thank you for sharing this wonderful publication.

  9. love says:

    this article is very helpful to me i love meditation. thanku

  10. Anita Chaudhary says:

    very helpful site.i highly recommended it.Thank you.

  11. asmita says:

    Meditation really heals the pain. Thanks for sharing.

  12. asmita says:

    Meditation really heals the pain and stress. Thanks for sharing.

  13. Qebani says:

    Great information. I am sure meditation can solve lots of problems. Thanks for sharing such information.

  14. Qebani says:

    Great info. I am sure meditation can solve lots of problems. Keep sharing such information.

  15. dipesh says:

    one of the pain killer is of course the meditation and according to my experience my yoga teacher told me that to relief your exam stress do meditation thanks for recalling the memory.

  16. Roshan Kharel says:

    Meditation helps a lot for pain i really appreciate it ….meditation gives us calm for our body .

  17. sumit oli says:

    very nice article.

  18. Kenneth Adoc says:

    Meditation connects our mind and soul making it one of the best mind exercises in the future. It calms the whole body, relieves stress and fatigue. Doing this after work or after a busy day, placing ourselves in a calm and quiet place for a couple of minutes, taking a deep breath, makes ourselves refreshed, energized and ready for another day.

  19. ramsukul says:

    Doing this after work or after a busy day, placing ourselves in a calm and quiet place for a couple of minutes, taking a deep breath, makes ourselves refreshed, energized and ready for another day.

  20. Anu says:

    As meditation is one of my favourite things to do in the morning.It helped me through a lots. Here I, got more information about it, some of these were unknown to me.Thanks for sharing this information with us.

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