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The Ultimate State

by Swami Nirmalananda & Vidyadevi Stillman

November 2018 Teachings Article

Spiritual Upliftment #11


In meditation, you are either “in” or “out”.  In deep meditation, you’re immersed within which is called samadhi.  You may even think you’d fallen asleep.  You see and hear nothing, absorbed in deep peace, growing more and more blissful.  Then you bob “out”. Your mind gets busy, revving the engine, read to go.  In the beginning, either you are meditating or you are enslaved by your mind.

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This is an article in a year-long series on “Spiritual Upliftment”, our theme for 2018, co-authored by Swami Nirmalananda Saraswati, Vidyadevi Stillman and Rukmini Abbruzzi.

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Philosophy Discussion Group
Swami Nirmalananda Saraswati
Whatever time you have spent doing yoga, you know that your experience gives you so much more than a healthier body.
What is that for you?
Here is an opportunity to explore that question for yourself and to learn from others.
We will use the monthly contemplation articles as a starting point for discussion. This is a great way to expand and deepen your
We invite you to join us in this venture of ‘more yoga’!
The group meets monthly by Skype at 8.00am – 9.00am; and participation is free.
The next group will be on Sunday 16th Sept.
This year we are focusing on reading and discussing our monthly contemplation articles by Swami Nirmalananda, Vidyadevi Stillman and Rukmini Abrussi– (Spiritual Upliftment)
Please have a copy of our Sept article ready.
CLICK HERE 1809 Flow State
If you would like to be a participant please email the group leader with your Skype Name.
She will send you a contact request and add you to the call group prior to the call as you will need to be added to the call group in order to participate.
The group leader will be Daya Ma.
Her email address is:
Please let her know if you’d like to join us.