The basic idea behind meditation is to rejuvenate and revitalize our six sense organs. Meditation can be considered a technique, or practice. Meditation is a practice that is specific to one individual. Only that person can understand the significance and it's effect on one self.
Experiences during meditation vary significantly from one individual to another. Meditation leaves you with relaxed mental status and clear mental status as to how one want to think and live. How is meditation different from relaxation, thinking, concentration? Relaxation: Relaxation is a common by-product of meditation. Relaxation itself can assume many forms, such as taking a hot bath or reclining in your couch. Meditation is an active process where the mediator remains fully aware of what the awareness is doing. Relaxation does not involve a self implicated restrained on thought process, but meditation is an evoking of the power of keeping all your senses in control.