If you are interested in learning to meditate we would recommend attending one of our Introduction to Meditation classes , as well as signing up for the SRF home-study Lessons: Paramahansa Yogananda's personal instructions on how to practice the science of Kriya Yoga meditation, taken from the classes he gave for more than thirty years. Applications for the Lessons can be filled out and submitted online here , or picked up in our Bookroom. If you have not yet enrolled for the Self-Realization Fellowship Lessons , you will find some initial instructions on how to meditate on SRF's main site, which you can use right away to begin experiencing the benefits that meditation brings. Additionally, SRF's main site has guided meditations lead by an SRF monastic and a description of the numerous benefits of meditation. You are welcome to join us at one of the regularly scheduled Group Meditations we hold here at Hollywood Temple. View a schedule of Services. When practiced regularly, these methods lead unfailingly to deeper levels of spiritual awareness and perception. The goal of these simple yet highly effective yoga techniques is to teach you to deal directly with energy and consciousness enabling you to recharge your body with energy, to awaken the mind's unlimited power, and to experience a deepening awareness of the Divine in your life.
What is Meditation
Why an Online Meditation Center?
In addition, the Lessons provide his practical guidance and techniques for attaining balanced physical, mental, and spiritual well-being — the health, healing, success, and harmony that yoga bestows in every aspect of life. These "how-to-live" principles are an absolutely essential component of any truly successful meditation practice. If you have not yet enrolled for the Lessons, you will find on these pages some basic instructions on how to meditate, which you can use right away to begin experiencing the peace and communion with the Divine that meditation brings. More information about this CD. After you are established in the meditation posture, begin by offering God a prayer from your heart, expressing your devotion and asking His blessings on your meditation. Then forget the breath.
Discover the peace and divine consciousness that meditation brings.
As with all SRF centers and meditation groups, this online venue is overseen by the monastics in Center Department at our International Headquarters, and run with the help of a managing council of lay member volunteers. Read More. It was wonderful. I was surprised how similar it was to an in-person group meditation! I could feel the strength and connection of the group.
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