“The power of concentration is the only key to the treasure-house of knowledge. “ – Swami Vivekananda .
Concentration is the essence of all Knowledge; nothing can be done without it. Ninety per cent of thought Force is squandered by the normal human being, and then he is continually committing mistakes; the trained man’s mind never makes a mistake.
In physics subject, many of us studied about trick of magnifying glass where this magnifying glass could burn a piece of paper and we tried it too, when the sun rays are passed through it on particular spot the fire could start only when the sun’s rays were concentrated to a small point. When the magnifying glass was moved too far away or too close to the paper, the rays were not focused enough and nothing happened. This experience describes vividly the power of concentration.
This power can be defined as focused attention. It is the aptitude to direct the attention on one single thought or subject, to the elimination of everything else.
Concentration is most important for everyone. You need concentration for handling your regular activities of life, for pursuing your goals, for emerging new habits and abilities, and for meditation and gaining inner peace. Concentration of the mind is crucial for success in each area of life, in self-improvement, in material and financial matters, and spirituality. It helps you to avoid being unfocused, and saves your time and energy.
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When we focus our mind, our forces are rigid on related things or thoughts. This help to develop concentration and it pursues everyone to take charge of his or her life in own hand. This concentration skills is splendid and necessity for all kind of success. All our effort gets succeeded, if we focused relevantly.
Concentration has several breeds of benefits. It escalates your memory and considerate skills which assist you to study quicker. You can achieve any goal or else win any job by it more efficiently and effectively. It has power to develop intellectual powers and have efficient use of creative visualization.
Once we developed the ability our mind comply with us more readily and free from different kind of negative thoughts or worries. We gain supreme intellectually and know-how the true peace of mind .
It also plays an energetic role in meditation. Without it, we won’t be able to meditate properly because mind jumps one thought to another restlessly.
Strengthening the power of attention:
While reading a book, focus your mind on the words, and do not to think of anything not connected with what you are reading. Ignore outside noises and any irrelevant thoughts. While working, focus your mind on what you are doing, as if it is the only important thing in the world. While working, walking or engaging in any kind of physical activity don’t dreamland or think on whatever come in to your mind. Instead of that, focus your attention on what you are doing.
Hope now you realize the power of concentration. Try to develop this power of concentration through regular workout. Stop saying excuses. Leave all your excuses behind and start to focus on work you do because our all our desire’s and goal’s will be fulfilled when our mind is in our control.