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P4P “Dhyan Vipassana”

  • It is a 2500 years old meditation technique reinvented by Gautam Budhha.
  • The first step of Vipassana meditition is Aanapan meditition.
  • Aanapan (Aaan + Aapan) means be aware about your incoming and outgoing breath.
  • With eyes closed, experience your every single breath.
  • By doing this, a person can have mental peace.
  • If children do this every day for 10 minutes: It will
    1. Improve concentration
    2. Give mental peace.
    3. Bring down reactions like anger, irritation, crying etc.
  • Teen agers are very much benefitted by it.
  • In this age they should study but they have friction with their parents, friends, they get disturbed with behaviour of their friends, misuse information and communication technology. This affects their future badly.
  • Aanpan meditation helps them to have control over this.
  • Help them in having better relations with parents.
  • Therefore, it prevents violence with children
  • It increases family peace.
  • Indirectly P4P’s work is done.
  • There are examples where due to Aanpan School’s Board results improved from 40% to 100%.
  • Children do Anap;an medition in all the schools of Maharatra during school prayer.

Vipassana

  • Vipassana means to see in a special way.
  • In the 10 days camp of Vipassana meditation Aanpan meditation is done for first three days.
  • Because of which one experiences minor sensations (itching, pain, feeling cold, wet, hot, vibration etc ) on the body
  • Minor sensations that are generally not noticed by us are experienced as our mind become more subtle.
  • All inputs enter in our body through five senses – eyes, ear, nose, skin and tongue.
  • Our brain analyses it.
  • If the input is analysed to be good, there are subtle desirable sensations on the body.
  • Our subconscious mind asks for more and more of such sensation. In spiritual language it is called raga.
  • If the input is analysed by brain to be not good, painful gross sensations are generated on the body.
  • The subconscious mind generates contempt for it and say it doesn’t want it any more. This is called dwesha or contempt.
  • The subconscious mind generates contempt for it and say it doesn’t want it any more. This is called dwesha or contempt.
  • For example when musical sound hits our ears.
  • The mind analyses it
  • Desirable sensations occur.
  • Subconscious mind asks for more. This is a reaction of raga.
  • The abusive words hit our ears.
  • Mind analyses it.
  • Unwanted sensations occur on the body.
  • Unconscious mind reacts, “No, No I don’t want it.” This is dwesha or contempt.
  • Thus every moment our subconscious mind does reaction of raga or dwesha.
  • The unconscious mind understands only the language of experience.
  • In 10 day meditation camp, 7 days are given for Vipassana meditation.
  • Here the person practices seeing sensations on his body without reacting to it – without analysing it, without creating feeling of like or dislike or raga or dwesha for it.
  • This trains our mind to be non reactive to the sensations occurring on the body.
  • Now when something wanted or unwanted happens, the mind doesn’t react to the sensation created by this input. (the extent it used to do earlier before the meditation)
  • Reaction irritates us , gives us pain. This creates sankharas that creates out future of the next birth.
  • Forget our future, our day to day reactions give us pain, spoils our relations and give mental pain.
  • The experts of emotional intelligent say that if you take a little pause between stimuli and response it will be an emotionally intelligent behaviour. This will help you having good relations with people.
  • But how to have this little pause?
  • Vipassana give this pause and reactions gradually decrease.
  • If parents and teachers do vipassana, they will automatically become calm , they will have better relations with children.
  • This will reduce violence agains children and will help in creating a peaceful society.

Activity:

  • P4P teams take up the work of teaching Anapana meditation to the children.
  • They should organise Vipassana introduction for parents and teachers.
  • Have self experience by attending vipassana camp and doing vipassana meditation regularly.
  • Parents will see positive change in the behaviour of their children and they will be motivated to go for vipassana meditation. This will make them calm. This will reduce the violence against children.
  • Please contact following Vipassana centre to organise introduction to vipassana for parents and teachers or anapana for children.
  • Rajkot : 0281-2220861,2782550
  • Bada(katch) : 0283-4273303,273304
  • Dhodka: 9426419397,271429469
  • Mogar : 0265-2341323
  • Dhumaj : 253315
  • Mahesana : 0276-2254634,253315
  • navsari : 02637291100
  • Note: If you have any problem Please contact Narendrabhai 9825162226 (Surat)