With the benefits of meditation becoming increasingly accepted throughout mainstream medical practices, the dark side of meditation is often overlooked and unacknowledged.
In this video, “The Dark Side of Meditation” neuroscientist Willoughby Britton and Yoga/Buddhist Teacher Michael Stone discuss the potential problems that can arise from meditation as a result of a lack of knowledge and training.
A regular meditation practice can produce a wide range of positive changes and overall benefits; however, without proper guidance and instruction challenges may arise such as cognitive challenges, changes in sense of self, hyperactive emotions and resurfacing of traumatic memories.
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Ed: Bryonie Wise
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