Then, as one develops some skill and experience with the journey - it gets harder (at least in some respects).
If meditation is to be something more than well-intentioned, semi-spiritual daydreaming, the decision points become endless. Other teachers encourage amplifying certain states when they are present, most notably what are called the brahma-viharas - certain qualities of human experience, such as compassion and equanimity, that in Buddhism carry elevated status. The path may be easier for devotees who align themselves narrowly with a specific teacher or theory, and stick with it no matter what.
Still, one central choice informs my journey, which I adopted as a neophyte and never abandoned: I meditate with no goal in mind.
And so I stumble, forge, and persevere on, sailing solo, as I progress or meander through the general landscape of my innermost human nature.

But mostly I trust that I have not veered so far astray in a wilderness of my own design that the journey itself is misbegotten, the route washed out. Ananda Los Angeles - A movement based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda that helps you bring God into your life through meditation and spiritual living. We are a spiritual community here to provide you with support and friendship on your journey.
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He was traveling by boat on the Queen Elizabeth 2 from Italy to NYC to give programs at Ananda Rhode Island. Learn basic yet powerful techniques of meditation through clear, step-by-step instructions. Our desert seclusion retreat is located on 30 acres with spectacular views of the mountains and stars. I had read Autobiography of a Yogi and had recently received kriya yoga initiation through Ananda.

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  1. 20.11.2014 at 23:36:35
    Justin_Timberlake writes:
    Other shorter one in the night, possibly.
  2. 20.11.2014 at 12:12:57
    Super_Krutoy_iz_BK writes:
    1978 and included in North was the co-founder and.