Meditation Experiences

Margaret

There is nothing good than having peace of mind

I’m a midwife by profession and working with middlestar clinic. I’m a Ugandan but residing and working in Botswana Gaborone.

Before meditation, life was a misery. It was hard and boring. I used to cry almost everytime because I could not help myself. I’m a Christian and I always prayed and it seemed that everything was wrong with me and was looking for answers to all was going on around me. Till one day my friend, a doctor, told me that “why don’t you give it a try with Botswana Meditation centre they will help you and all your questions will be answered.” I had problems both from work and home and had lost control of myself. I was not happy at all and even a small thing could make me cross or shout at someone. I always blamed others for every mistake but the anger that I had inside me was killing me silently. My blood pressure was always high so I spent a lot of money to take Bp medication for one and a half year everyday so when I was introduced to meditation I started with the hope that may be everything will be alright.

Surprisingly 3 weeks after meditating, I stopped taking the medication for good until now it’s coming to a year without taking the blood pressure pills and I’m fine, so I realized that I was not sick but it was the pain that I took as pictures in my mind that was affecting me.

As I write to you I’m a happy woman who is changed and one with the universe mind, nothing can move me. It’s really a beautiful method which can save many souls as a result of what one goes through. pain, stress, discomfort, sickness and many other factors.

Meditation changes everything; mostly the mind world what we think which is the false mind.

Meditation has helped me how to control my emotions and feeling about other people and the surrounding

Meditation has also helped me to live peaceful and live strongly with a universe mind.

It has given me a chance of helping others more than before.

Therefore I strongly advise to everyone, meditation is very good. Whoever has not given it a try please, it saved my life I’m no more on blood pressure medication and I got my happiness back, the peace of mind.

On this earth there is nothing good than having peace of mind. I appeal to all of you please join meditation for human completion and for eternity. also I’m really grateful to the method. thanks

Makasa Margaret Nakato / Gaborone
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geffrey

“Everything flows according to the flow of nature”

My name is Geoffrey from Gaborone, Botswana. I am a local businessman in ICT, Pharmaceuticals and Property Development.

I started meditating at Gaborone Meditation since 2015, June. Even though I was busy but I endured and en devoured  because I saw value in the meditation method.

Before Meditation I had huge fear of death; anger; even though I was successful in my local standards but I also dwelled a lot in future success; I never lived in a moment during then until now; I had terrible anxieties which once landed me in hospital and didn’t sleep well. Materially I was above average in local standards but I was never satisfied and I worried about losing it all, all the time. I worried a lot about my family too.

After Meditation my life changed a lot. I naturally got enlightened that “everything flows according the flow of nature” and I learnt to let go and just live. These days, nothing bothers me and I’m able to live but I’m also much more productive than before (possibly 20 times more). My energy levels are much more higher than before and I’m much calmer. There are no disappointments like before  and I’m very grateful to the method. It does give one a chance to really live in the real world.

Geoffrey / Gaborone
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bindu

It is possible to achieve human completion

This Meditation Method is very unique and it comes with a clear promise of step by step guidance towards enlightenment.

I have practiced  various types of meditation and read several literature about spirituality since my late teens and have been given to believe that spiritual enlightenment is a distant dream towards which one has to work through several births. However, at Bostwana Meditation Centre, I can see tangible evidence that it is possible to achieve “human completion” or self realization, in this very life. My evidence is in the “blithe spirits” at the centre – the blissful helpers there – who are always happy without a reason. Any human problem they face is left to the Universe to solve, and pat comes the solution !

Having joined the center in July last year, I am experiencing the joy of cleansing the mind through subtraction. Hope to empty my mind and live blissfully in this world sometime soon.

Bindu / Gaborone
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Untitled

My burdens have been eliminated and I feel lighter and happier.

My name is Ezekiel,
I joined meditation last year July to get rid of burdens of life that were overwhelming. I wanted to master myself and not get controlled by the upside-down of life. Before I joined I ascribed my troubles to be caused by someone else and took no responsibility, I took responsibility a little bit but mostly I thought someone else is causing it. Now after meditation, I have realized that my problems are right inside my mind….my human mind. My body is a camera taking pictures of life it’s good and bad and storing pictures and images in my mind. This images of thoughts and pictures within me dictated to me how I see the world, how I react. I realized after this meditation that I was merely living in my mind, the picture world and this caused me enormous anguish and stress. It felt like I am living in the real world but now I now know it was just a picture world which is a false and illusionary world. Now I can say I have just woken up from this bad dream of false – illusionary world. I am more present and not living in what happened in the past or what will happen in the future, I am present and living in the real world. The anger I had about people and circumstances has now disappeared since I know it was just a projection of my false mind. My burdens have been eliminated and I feel lighter and happier

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alexandra

This meditation is? “simple and so powerful”

Before meditation, the life I have lived from the outside looked good. Perhaps to the eyes of the people around me I was happy and confident with family, school and work but I was very worried and always felt pressured within. I always had this need to please everyone and was obsessed about maintaining an image for a good person in front of others. I was always hiding behind my fake smiles and heavy make-up, covering myself up to be perfectly good. Through the meditation I realized that this was all because I was so worried about how the world saw me. I was so worried that I never wore white socks or bright colors because people could then see how dirty my feet were. I felt as if the world was judging me for every little thing about me. My insecurities always overwhelmed me that I was haunted with insomnia.
However, reflecting back at my life, the meditation has really helped me see that I was only living inside this bubble. I was stuck inside a place where I cared only about my self-centered views and comparing myself and wanted to become better with my own standards that I had made to myself. Now that I look back at myself, I was so ridiculous! Riddling myself with so many worries.
I have done the meditation from level 2 in Korea, so I have not yet met people that know of the old me. However, even the people here say that from the time I’ve been here that I look brighter. I see my own change too, my insomnia is gone and I dance around in whatever colored socks, without makeup. When I no longer rely on the opinion of others, I feel much stronger and free. The greatest gift the mediation has allowed me is to allow me to see that the world does not spin around me. I have been living only for myself. For me, the greatest part of this meditation is to see reality, the true world, outside of my bubble.

Alexandra B. / Massage Therapist / Stockholm, Sweden
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hortor

You start to see yourself, the way you are in all aspects of your life

The cool thing about this meditation method is that it has this ability to show you who you are from a much bigger perspective than yourself. It is really hard to see yourself as yourself, so the method has this way of showing yourself from a bigger perspective. Then you get to reflect on yourself on how you actually are and you see things in yourself. And I saw things in myself that I did not realize that I had before the method. I think that is one of the biggest strength of this meditation. Speaking from my own experience, I found it really hard to bring big changes within myself but this method has helped me get rid of my habits and useless negative thoughts.
I am definitely happier now and also just more relaxed. I feel better within myself and that is the best way to define happiness for me. Also, I am more focused. I mean I work with computers and it is important to have patience and really be able to focus throughout the day. I work with my head the whole day, thus it is so important to be able to be relaxed within myself. Not always trying to move, not always thinking about something else, just staying put; and the meditation has definitely helped me with that.
The meditation has also improved me as a husband and father. One problem that I think in many relationships I find is; you have this expectation of the other to give you something the whole time. You want to get something from that person. And I think the meditation has changed that perspective for me and my wife. It is now more about putting in the work yourself without underlying expectations for one another. Also, this meditation has changed the way I see my children. I seem them more as the way they are than I did before as a parent and as a father. There was a certain bias that came with the strong attachment that I had for my children. Getting rid of that, I think you start to see your family in a more realistic way. This is also good for the kids, because they feel that and they feel actually more relaxed around me.

Hjörtur H. / Web Developer and Co-Founder / Stockholm, Sweden
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johakim

The difference in my life … can be described with one word: Gratitude.

I don’t have any dramatic life story to tell. From the outside, my life looks quite ordinary. I grew up in a safe environment in a suburb in the outskirts of Stockholm. I had friends, a Nintendo video game and everything a kid could wish for. My family was not religious and relatively open-minded, so I was free to make my own life decisions. I graduated from university and got a job at an IT company and thought I would be happy but, in my mind, I was never truly happy. Every time I achieved something that I wanted, I just wanted something else, something more. I was constantly stuck in my thoughts with my wandering mind. I was always wondering, stuck in my own thoughts, asking myself why I had so many thoughts in my head. I tried so many different things to find an answer but everything I tried only gave me a temporary release.
Though very quickly I realized by doing this meditation that this thinking was about myself and the reason that I think so much and why I was so stressed was because I was caring only about myself. For me, I used to carry things that were unnecessary. I knew that ruminations were unnecessary and bad for me but I didn’t want to nor know how to let go. However, through this meditation method I learnt how to truly let go of the worries and thoughts and to me that is true relief.
Now, there is a huge difference between the me before and the me now. Before, I needed so many things in life to be happy. I needed my hobby and I needed to have certain people in my life. I thought I needed a lot of things. Now I have no worries about the future so with this mind I can just live and the universe will take care of things for me. Now I have also learned that when I sincerely care about others more than myself my stress fades away and I now know how to truly contribute to the world. The difference between my life before and after the meditation can be described with one word: Gratitude.
I feel so much gratitude for this meditation, for being able to let go, and for being able to confirm with my mind that I am fundamentally one with everything around me.

Joakim H. / New Grad / Stockholm, Sweden
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tuyet

Be the change you want to see in the world

I think when I was born I chose 100% heart and zero head. I love people and love to help them. That has been part of my life for a long time and even the success in my career comes from it. However there came a point in my life where I sought for ways to help others but drove myself insane because I could not find a way to help the other. Once, one of my family members was suffering from depression. There was nothing that I could do to help and knowing that I couldn’t help that person brought me to an even deeper depression. However, once I started the meditation, I noticed a change in me. I realized that only I can change myself and only I can help myself. It was no longer about my need to help and improve others but it was more about being an example to the people who require the help. I found a way to show true compassion and love to others by helping myself. Everything I do and want to say in a short version is that ‘live by example and be the chance you want to see in the world.’
When I started the meditation in the U.S., my career grew a lot faster. People were nicknaming me as a “superstar” and I was awarded a title as the ‘Top 5 Person’ within my industry with a promotion of an executive VP. Though my career was successful I realized that my job made me so busy. I knew there were a lot of opportunities for me to grow through the meditation and I knew to gain something I needed to sacrifice something. Thus with a bold decision, I chose to go to Korea to invest in myself and it was not just a gold mine, but a diamond mine. I can see that most people who want to try the meditation are just so busy with their lives, but I wish they take a moment to invest in themselves to find what is that they truly want in their lives. For me, I just love who I am inside right now. The language and food was very different in Korea but it is nothing compared to the depth of the gratitude I have for the method because it has changed my whole entire life. Though the past 4 months of meditation in Korea, I was able get over my traumatic experiences in my past, conquer my phobias, and be free from the health conditions that has been following me all life. Many people tell me that I’ve changed a lot and tell me that I look brighter and younger.
At this point, my heart is full of joy and love and gratitude. So with this gratitude that is inside, I want to give this out to other people now, by being an example.

Tuyet D. /Executive VP @ M.P.A. / Palisades Park, NJ, USA
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