Sometimes, people feel that it is very difficult to concentrate or focus on a task, job or goal or one’s work due to preoccupation with extraneous matters. It might be problems in relationships with colleagues, friends or family members or any other issue that is preying on the mind.
Such preoccupations pull our attention away from the matter in hand, thereby leading to drastic results. To develop the ability of concentration, one needs to train one’s mind and focus on the quality of thoughts.
Stabilising the digressive thoughts is nothing but concentration. When we concentrate on any pure thought, it starts to stabilise the mind, which brings peace of mind.
It is just like when we drop a coin in muddy water, we are unable to see the coin, but if we drop it in clear water, we can see the coin clearly. Here, it indicates that concentration is possible only when we have clear and positive thoughts, while futile and waste thoughts disturb the inner tranquility.
“The more we practise Raja Yoga Meditation, our ability to focus, judge and to concentrate increases; and this helps us to tackle different situations in our life.”
The Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU) is an international non-governmental organisation, which intends to help individuals re-discover and strengthen their inherent worth by encouraging and facilitating a process of spiritual awakening.