A mantra is a sacred verse or sound, a grouping of sound vibrations which have an effect on the mental and psychic consciousness. Recited or chanted in Sanskrit, it symbolically conveys the spiritual dimension of yoga.
Meditation, like all other subjective experiences, is very difficult to describe. One must try to find it for himself to know what it is really about. The experience is real whereas a description cannot give a real understanding.
Through meditation one can calm and centre their mind. Meditation is a state of mind where we effortlessly focus on a particular thought without any judgement. Thus the most evident benefit of meditation is increased focus.
My biggest happiness is that I am alive and healthy. Seeing my dad so sick made me realize how truly fortunate I am to be healthy. I think it is very easy to take things for granted such as the ability to walk and the ability to see as it’s easy to get wrapped up in so many things around you.