Meditation

Meditation is a means of transforming the habits of the mind. It helps to develop concentration, clarity, and emotional positivity. By engaging with a particular meditation practice, one learns the patterns and habits of the mind. As a result, the practice offers a means to cultivate new, more positive ways of being. With discipline and patience, these calm, focused states of mind can deepen into profoundly tranquil and energised states of mind. Such experiences can have a transformative effect and can lead to a new understanding of life.

Experience a few moments where you can slow down from your fast paced lifestyle and take time to focus on yourself. Be centered, balanced, and fully present.

Meditation Resources

Below is a specially-curated list of suggested reading materials along with two audio and visual meditative tools, assembled by Chip Guffey. The intention is to offer materials that are freely available through the web, items that span the world’s many diverse belief systems, and ones that our Evolve community might find supportive to their individual meditation practice.

Breath Meditation

The Breath of Life: The Practice of Breath Meditation According to Hindu, Buddhist, Taoist, Jewish and Christian Traditions
Author: Abbot George Burke (Swami Nirmalananda Giri)

OM Yoga

Om Yoga: Its Theory and Practice
Author: Abbot George Burke (Swami Nirmalananda Giri)

Teachings on Enlightenment and Unity Consciousness

An in-depth book on the rationale of Om Yoga meditation, its practice, points for successful meditation, and much more.

History of Mysticism
A contemporary American mystic and scholar tells the story of man’s recurrent experience of enlightenment throughout the ages, and presents in an historical context the lives and words of over forty famous mystics from various Eastern and Western religious traditions.
Author: Swami Abhayananda

The Supreme Self
The Supreme Self is an inspirational masterpiece for our times. It is at once the dramatic personal story of one man’s experience of revelation and a modern testament affirming the universal and perennial “philosophy of unity” expounded by the genuine mystics and seers of every religious tradition since time began.
Author: Swami Abhayananda

The Breath of Human Evolution
An audio visual teaching video that integrates many powerful meditation techniques that can be easily integrated into your personal meditation practice. These techniques use OM, as a visual and resonant sound archetype, to propel your meditations into new levels of energetic expansion, integration, and consciousness coalescence. OM is acoustically communicated via deeply resonant Gyer Yhang Overtone chanting techniques to facilitate within you a feeling of universal expansiveness and connection. https://www.youtube.com/embed/P4wtO3HJCs4

Meditation Schedule