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10 days of meditation in India

Relaxation Holiday, Dharamsala, India, Monk meditate

Stress and problems of everyday life influence from one day to another destinies of millions. Definitely life time experiences that will make you look more relaxed and a whole new perspective is a Vipassana meditation course, held in Dharamsala, a town in northern India.

The first step you need to do is to study carefully Vipassana official site and send an e-mail with all your questions: details about the development period, meals, accommodation, proper equipment etc. Also online, you can complete and book the form that you comply to follow this course. What is interesting is that there is no fee for the course of meditation, even for food and accommodation. All costs will be amortized by the learners exclusively from their donations.

10 days without communication

When you get to the center of Dharamsala, you will have chance to meet and other participants. Follow introductory meeting in a large room, where a volunteer will explain the present discipline code, a set of rules that students must comply within 10 days.

Vipassana meditation requires 10 days you do not need to talk, drink alcohol, watching TV, listening to music or browse the internet. Each student will sit with your legs crossed for 10 and a half hours a day. The first days are quite heavy. You do not have to think about anything, just to study and focus one by one on each side of the body.

Meditation teaches you to ignore pain

After the first five days of meditation, you will feel pain in the whole body, pain that are otherwise normal. With meditation, but you will learn to accept the pain and get used to it.

On the tenth day, you'll find that you've turned into a different person, more relaxed and more focused than you were until that moment. You can repeat the course and in other locations around the world. There meditation centers in Europe, Asia, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand and the Middle East.