Sept 2018 Teachings Article:

Spiritual Upliftment #9

By Swami Nirmalananda & Vidyadevi Stillman

Mediation pic

A yogi sits on top of a mountain, with the setting sun painting beautiful colours across the sky.  She slowly closes her eyes to meditate.  Instantly her mind quiets. She rests in a serene  inner state.  Cut!

Movie scenes and car commercials lead you to believe that meditation should be instantaneous. If this is not your inner experience, you think you are a failure.

Let’s rewind the footage and slow it down.  Meditation is a 3-stage process.

1809 Flow State – Click to read

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