Your object could be a specific center in your body. For
example, the point half an inch above where your eyebrows meet is an excellent place. It
is called the third eye by most people who meditate there. Perhaps a better place
for most seekers is called the heart center. Think of a point inside your spine
directly back of the heart. As your concentration moves in the area of your forehead or
heart center, it will become quite specific and one-pointed. You will soon be able to
precisely focus on your chosen center. Try both centers and note which one is most
comfortable for you, as well as easiest to focus upon. Then again, you may not choose to
make either center your meditation object.
At first, you may wish to try various
meditation objects. But remember never to force yourself to focus and remember that the
object you select must be pleasing to your mind. Your meditation object needs to be
relatively easy for you to think about; and you should be able to direct your feelings
toward your meditation object, naturally and pleasantly.
Words used as your meditation object could be Love,
Joy, Oneness. Also, you could choose to think of the name of
one of the world's great beings: Jesus Christ, Buddha,
Ramakrishna, Moses, Krishna, or others.
We are all somewhat differently wired and...