How Hinduism/Sikhism and Islam are/could be COMMON for meditating on NAAM (Name of God)?
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MEDITATING ON NAAM
• Meditate on the NAAM(Name of God) through INHALE & EXHALE.
It may any of these:
Allah’u Akbar, Wah’e Guru , Om Namo Shivay or OM.
While INHALE say in mind “Allahu” or “Wahe” or “Om Namo” or “”O””,
While EXHALE say in mind “Akbar” or “Guru” or “Shivay” or “”M”” respectively.
MIND NEEDS VARIETY, keep on CHANGING THE WORD of Name after a few days. But , meditate on the NAAM(whatever may be the word) with passage of Inhale and exhale.
You should recite NAAM THROUGH TONGUE also. Actually, you must start with tongue recitation and then switch over to breath recitation. As tongue recitation we may also sing beautiful verses from Quran, Gurbani, Gita etc.
Update : @Turkish Jar,
Of course Islam is Monotheist faith. But,Hinduism also practise Monotheism through Polytheism. Means.. ONE GOD invoked through various visual forms(images) and sound forms(words).
Moreover, Hinduism rests on the theory of PANENTHEISM. Means… Spiritual energy(all souls) and non Spiritual energy(Universe) are manifestation of God Himself. But Panentheism can not be practiced as it is the ultimate state of realisation by soul. We practise MONOTHEISM in its pure form and also through Polytheism also. AIKEM SUDVIPRA BAHUDHA VADENTY.
Update 2: @ God_i_O,
It’s not just meditation as adopted by atheistic faiths like Jains and Budhha. We perceive as meditating on NAAM(Name of God). Of course U 2 can do it while normal prayer. During SAJDA, INHALE and say in mind ALLAH-O while U get up and then while bowing down EXHALE and say in mind AKBAR. You can any other set of words like ALLAH O MALIQ or any other NAAM. See the miracle!!!!
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- Harbans answered 3 years ago
Meditation does not require any particular phraseology. The basic things which are helpful in this is enthusiasm with which you meditate, the concentration and the sincerity you put in your worship. For self-realisation and to reach to that ‘truth’, it is important that you do your meditation with non-attachment, being pure and truthful in your prayer. NAAM could be through chanting but that chanting should spring from the heart and not from your brain. Initially you require some effort in this endeavour and slowly but surely your efforts will fructify and you will be able to connect with Him. This is not acquired overnight. To reach to that Truth, mere words are not sufficient. Urge from your personal being should spring up and transform you thoroughly. Follow any religion to reach Him, but that way to the Ultimate Destination is only acquired through self-purification and with oneness of purpose. Tongue recitation initially and then realising Him through concerted concentration (inhale and exhale concentration) on the centre between the eyes till such time you get light and ultimately peace. *
Just disconnect of the conscious self while praying. In that state even forgetting what you are. A total surrender – merging with Him totally. No outer influence should perturb you or disturb you from the prayers. That is the total bliss because connectivity with HIM provides us eternal happiness. More the enthusiasm, more the effect.
One thing that is disturbing me that some people make prayer just mechanical in outlook. Just recitation from some scriptures verbatim. May be it is fine for some people but is there any benefit.
If Krishna or Guru Nanak Consciousness could be attained through total surrender then why not Christ Consciousness. There being no difference, all NAAMs are ONE then why differentiate.
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wonderful explanation !!!!! my brother.
Thanx all .