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Mindfulness and Concentration

The Art & Science of Meditation 4-Week Series Pre-requisite course: Moving into Stillness This is an ancient and traditional approach to meditation and an important class for anyone who wants to go deeper in stillness without need for guidance or other support during practice. You’ll learn one of Yogananda’s techniques of meditation and the supporting  …read more

The Essence of Self-Realization

6-Week Series Explore the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda and his direct disciple Swami Kriyananda on the universal laws of life. We’ll begin by exploring Yogananda’s statements on the below topics with discussion and meditation. Understanding the basic universal laws of life can shine a new light into one’s own personal questions and challenges. The Soul  …read more

Dharma (Right Action) for Success and Happiness

6-Week Series Overcome the obstacles to unshakable inner-peace, mental clarity, high productivity, and intuition. “Dharma (right action)” is that which helps you achieve your own highest goals. Each meeting includes lecture, discussion, and meditation reinforced with weekly homework assignments to apply and test the principles we explore. This is a workshop and support group for  …read more

Radical Acceptance (13 min)

If you’re one of those people that tend to think about things too much – it’s great to be able to think about stuff when it’s useful and helpful, but when it’s not, then look and see if there are things that you’re thinking about that are out of your control, that you really can’t  …read more

Discrimination (17 min)

To get the benefits of meditation that we hear about, like being more free of anxiety, being more positive, being more calm, more clear, more focused and also maybe a lot of things having to do with physical health, does not require a lot of depth in meditation. What it requires is a steady practice,  …read more

What is Love? (17.5 min)

What Yogananda said is very interesting, it’s always inspired me. He said that the gravity holding the planets and balancing them in the solar system, around the sun and elsewhere in the universe was a manifestation of Divine Love. And I love that and I think about it all the time and I have my  …read more

Meditation: Physical Challenges & Benefits

Partial Transcription: There are all these stages to meditation. In the beginning there’s this huge challenge of just being able to keep your body still, there’s this huge challenge of putting your mind on one thing. And this isn’t even meditating, it’s literally just being still and concentrating. That’s a big challenge for us because  …read more

The Art & Science of Meditation

6-Week Series Learn how to meditate and create a daily home practice. The aim of this course is to help you experience the transforming power of meditation and to give you the support you need to develop a personal home practice that fits you and your needs in particular. We’ll help you create an approach tailored  …read more