Happiness, peace, personal growth top reasons for most Indians to meditate: Survey


A recently-conducted survey came upon that the pursuit of happiness, peace, and personal growth are the reasons why most Indians meditate. The survey additionally make clear how meditation helps completely different age teams otherwise.

Peace and happiness top the charts throughout all age teams – 20 per cent for 18-25 years, 42 per cent for 26-35 years, 49 per cent for 36-45 years and 46-55 years, and 41 per cent for senior residents. Also, the age bracket of 18-25 years and 46-55 years confirmed comparable patterns; the search for peace and happiness was adopted by higher sleep, personal growth, and stress administration, in that order.

The survey carried out by meditation and mindfulness app, ThinkRight.me, which interviewed 1,000 people between the age group of 18 years to 60 years, throughout Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru, and Pune, cited stress administration and higher sleep as different key areas the place meditation has helped people.

To break it down, within the 18-25 age bracket, whereas 16 per cent meditated for higher sleep, 15 per cent for personal growth, 10 per cent meditated to fight stress. In the 46-55 age bracket, the numbers in comparable order had been 30 per cent adopted by 25 per cent and lastly 21 per cent.

Coming to the 26-35 age group, the figures had been stress (25 per cent) over sleep (21 per cent) and personal growth (20 per cent). For 36-45 yr olds, personal growth (25 per cent) trumped sleep (21 per cent) and stress administration (21 per cent). Lastly, for senior residents, the order was stress (18 per cent) over personal growth (16 per cent) and sleep (12 per cent).

As per the survey’s city-specific evaluation, whereas individuals in Pune and Bengaluru are looking for peace and happiness, Delhiites flip to meditation for higher sleep and stress administration.

Talking concerning the survey, Rajan Navani, vice chairman and managing director talked about how India typically tops the charts when it comes to research on stress and nervousness. “I’ve personally been an avid proponent of the benefits of meditation since several years. With time, we also hope more people take to meditation and a more mindful way of life, so collectively, there’s a positive change in people’s overall mental and emotional well-being.”

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