Review of Mindplace Kasina Mind Meditation System

Mindplace Kasina Mind Meditation System

Welcome to my detailed review of the Kasina Mind Meditation System.

For those of you who already meditate, you might be looking at ways to enhance or deepen your meditation and state of consciousness. For others, you have trouble meditating so have have the opinion that it doesn’t work for you. Or you could be looking at how to actually practice meditation if you already struggle with it, These are all very valid and common for many people who have heard about the benefits of meditation but not sure how to start or continue.

You may have even heard of mind machines but don’t know what they’re all about. That’s okay, because here I will explore and uncover whether the Kasina Mind Meditation System works or not.

Mindplace have been around for many years. The Kasina system is designed to promote a deeper level of meditation. It helps you to focus on the experience of meditation rather than have that mind chatter include itself in your meditation experience.

Here, I examine whether it can do what it claims to do whether it is user friendly. I also offer my recommendation of the system.

Kasina mind meditation system

The name Kasina comes from Buddhism which means, all complete, whole. It is a meditation technique to describe focussing on a purely external object to produce and develop increased concentration to enhance meditation.

Mindplace have created a meditation system that is drawn from over 10 years of empirical research of light and sounds on the meditation experience. The current Kasina system has programs that are highly effective in creating a powerful meditation experience.

The 4 main program categories include:

  • Tranquility
  • Peak Performance
  • Learning
  • Wellbeing

Product: Kasina Deepvision Bundle

Price: US $399

Where to buy: Mindplace.com

Guarantee: 2 year warranty on Console;  1 yr on Accessories

Recommend: Yes

Rating: 9/10

Mindplace Kasina Mind Meditation System

  • It’s an mp3 player with earbuds, and Ganzframes
  • Instructions book
  • Kasina MP3 Player
  • Earbuds
  • Kasina Ganzframes Multi Colour Glasses
  • SD card
  • 3.5mm Stereo Patch Cable
  • USB cable and wall charger
  • Rechargeable lithium battery
  • Carry bag

Promotes

  • Meditation
  • Relaxation
  • Stimulation
  • Creativity

How does it work

It’s very easy to use, simply plug in and play.

The system contains 70 plus preset meditation sessions.

It’s a combination of light stimulation with sound waves that have been shown to reduce depression in teenagers.

The visual aspects involve use of lights stimulates the brain through it’s 255 shades of color. These colors shine to help stimulate the brain in conjunction with the sounds from the programs.

The Aural (sound) backgrounds used incorporate a range of soothing sounds of nature, ambient electronic tapestries to embedded binaural beats and isochoric pulses that are synchronised with the visual experience.

Add Your Own Music

Another feature of the Kasina Mind Machine has is it can convert your choice of music into pulses of colored music. It helps to use music with a beat but not essential. It maps low audio music to blue, mid frequencies to green and high frequencies to red. They work together integrating the pace of the music into colors. This feature helps enhance the mind entrainment programs and thus user experience.

GanzFrames Two Types

Ganzframes are the ‘light’ components of the system.

There are two types.

The DeepVision Ganzfeld display frames give you the eyes open experience. These are the ones that come with the Kasina bundle.

The other frames are designed to be viewed with your eyes closed. These are recommended for other products in the Mindplace range.

 

Mental Health

If you’ve been struggling with anxiety and depression, you may be considering incorporating a range of options in addition to therapy and possible medication. Hopefully you’ve been seeing a professional to find out where it’s coming from and engaging in the therapeutic process. The Mindplace Kasina Mind Meditation System can help increase the brain’s ability to meditate and attain a deeper level of meditation while improving levels of depression and anxiety.

It takes more than just one strategy to help work through depression and anxiety. I believe in a holistic approach so in addition to working with a therapist, consider incorporating a range of strategies and tools for managing your mental health. This might also include self care and grounding strategies. Another tool that has been shown to have some help in supporting one’s mental health is through meditation using binaural beats and visual stimulation.

For approximately a third of those diagnosed with depression, don’t respond to medication.  Additionally, not everyone wants to rely on medication. If this is you it’s important to know that there are alternatives to help shift this experience. Perhaps you could consider a mind machine to help with creating a different state of consciousness while meditating.

Getting into a deep state of relaxation can help calm the senses and increase your focus among other things as outlined below.

Uses and Benefits

  • It can create an altered state of consciousness.
  • Increases your creativity.
  • Stop thoughts and ‘monkey mind’
  • Gain a deeper consciousness.
  • Helps overcome sleep issues such as insomnia.
  • Can also change your mood.
  • Help one overcome issues with anger.
  • Helps facilitate calm and peace
  • Facilitates accelerated learning.
  • It can also help those who experience depression and anxiety through helping the brain.
  • Boosts your immune system
  • Lowered heart rate and blood pressure.

Cons

Some find the bundle is too bulky for them to carry around during their daily activities.

Others have shared they can find it overwhelming but when they relaxed and allowed the lights and sound to work they could manage.

A more updated model could include it using bluetooth technology connecting to one’s mobile phone instead of being modeled using an mp3 player which is older technology.

Who It’s Not For

This is not for those who experience seizures due to the stimulating lights that can trigger seizures.

Conclusion

Would I recommend this product? Yes I would.

This is a much more affordable option in comparison to other mind machines on the market such as Pandora Star, Lucia Light, and other such expensive options that are priced in the thousands range.

Meditating is a highly beneficial activity to practice on a daily basis to help calm the senses and work on creating a resilient state of being. By using a mind machine to facilitate meditation, you can enhance your meditation experience and gain a deeper level of consciousness, along with the wide range of benefits mentioned above. For some  it can be very challenging to meditate and focus, however the Kasina Mind Meditation System can enhance your meditation and take it to the next level.  Namaste.

 

20 Replies to “Review of Mindplace Kasina Mind Meditation System”

  1. Thanks for reviewing the Mindplace Kasina Mind Meditation System. I think this is something I need in my life. The price is a bit much but I think it’s totally worth it. I have trouble sleeping and listen to relaxing music on YouTube but this isn’t working that well. I’m highly considering getting this system to overcome my insomnia. Do you think this is a good idea? Cheers.

  2. Wow! Excellent review you have written concerning the mind place. I love knowing more about meditation programs and and systems. Learning to tweak the mind to following exactly what one wants is a great feeling and I really fancy this a lot. I need to calm myself and get into meditation this coming days and I think this might help me. Also, I like the fact that the gadget helps to alter one from being in with the environment and the distractions. Thanks

  3. My cousin has been dealing with mental health issues, I think this would be great for her. An altered state of consciousness helps to improve a person to live in the present moment. At least that’s my opinion of that. I also like that this system comes with 70 different meditation sessions, one will never run out of what to listen to.  

  4. Hello,

    This is a fantastically interesting article! Honestly, I did not have a clue there are such machines in the market. I have heard about those who help with the sleeping but never tried them. As I am struggling sometimes with anger and depression I seriously thinking about purchase such a machine, especially due to the pros you have mentioned in your post! I have also started to think about meditation and if it would be suitable for me, I believe this would help me with it as well. Do you know whether it could be sent to the Czech Republic as well? 

    Thank you for this great post. Wish you all the best!

    Bye Renata

  5. Wow, this is a very awesome post. I have just acquired some knowledge on the advantages of meditation and how it can help me build a stronger mind and I feel I should really go into meditation. After some findings and reading your post, I think I should definitely go for the Kasina Deepvision Bundle

  6. Thanks for sharing this great information on meditation. I have been doing mediation for some time now and I think doing it with a machine could be much better. Kasina meditation machine seems to be a great machine to take you into a deeper relaxation level of mediation which is very critical for your overall health. A friend of mine was having problems to meditate but he finds it easy when he bought and use mediation machine

  7. You’ve compared this system with another similar products and have explained in a way that there would not left any doubt to me to purchase this product. Since there are many tools and programs on the market that make us wonder which product actually has High quality and best functionality along the way.But when I look at to this Kasina Mind Meditation System’s price as well as its 2 year warranty on Console/1 year on Accessories and your Rating: 9/10 , I highly convinced that this would be a best choice for doing meditation resulting in Relax all the day. Thank You

    Best Wishes

  8. Meditation can be an amazing way to solve so many problems we might have due to our stressful life. Having stress is something so common nowadays. I loved reading your article about Kasina Mind Meditation System, it is so thorough and I can say anyone looking for something good to change their lifestyle by getting rid of problems like stress or sleep problems.

    The benefits of Kasina System as you mentioned like Increases your creativity. Stop thoughts and ‘monkey mind’ Gain a deeper consciousness. Helps overcome sleep issues such as insomnia. are the best for me because as a doctor I would love to increase my creativity and fix my sleep problems.

    Thank you for this review!

    1. Hi Mohammad, thanks for for sharing. If you can find and set aside time for meditation with the help of the Kasina, this would certianly help with increasing your creativity and any sleep problems you may be experiencing. ~kat

  9. Wow! I have never heard about combining lights and sounds to assist in meditation. This is really an eye-opener for me. Honestly, I have tried meditation as a way to calm myself down whenever I am anxious about something. However, it always ends up a failure because my mind just constantly wandered off and within minutes, I am concentrating on my problems instead of meditating. I think I will seriously consider this product and hopefully it can really help me to meditate successfully.

    1. Hi Lynn, meditation can help with focussing on bringing calm to your body. If there are thoughts there sometimes this can help you find solutions, but through practice you can get yourself in a calm space without the thoughts. Using a meditation tool such as this light and sounds combination certainly helps to manage meditation without the extra thoughts popping in. ~kat

  10. Thanks for your great sharing here. I don’t have much knowledge about meditation and I haven’t never tried this before. It’s good that you also include cons in the review because this sounds honest. I am recently a bit depressed and anxious. Sometimes I don’t sleep well. Maybe I should try to have meditation later.

    1. Hi Fiona, yes, it is very helpful if you put aside time to practice doing meditation. It can help regulate how you feel and help you manage those tough feelings. It can also help with improving your sleep. all the best ~kat

  11. Hello, this is very nice site and I think it is very helpful for people who are struggling from depression and anxiety. Few years ago I was in the same place and meditation can really help and make you better to relax and to easier go thru with it and problems.
    Thank you.

    1. Thanks for sharing the value of meditation. It is a great way to manage when experiencing anxiety and depression. All the best ~kat

  12. Hi,

    Thank you so much for reviewing this product.! I’ve been hearing a lot of people talk about it and I was debating on whether I should purchase it. After reading your review and the cons I think its meant for me! Thank you so much.

  13. Really good article on Mind Space and covering all the uses and benefits. I am a believer in mindful meditation, particularly deep, slow breathing exercise that I use daily not only to reduce stress, but also just to re-center my thoughts. I can see that Mind Space would be a great option, and I’m going to check it out. Thanks for sharing.

  14. Hi Kat,
    Great review. This is a really interesting product with lots of benefits.
    I’ve never considered meditation for mental health.
    I struggle with depression, especially in the winter months. I live in northern Canada and the days are very short.
    I’m wondering if this could be a help for that.
    Thanks again
    Suzanne

    1. Hi Suzanne, yes, meditation is very effective in helping one manage depression, so this machine would be ideal as a way for you to help change your brainwaves and help with depression. ~kat

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