Outline of two-day workshop Secrets of Meditation  Revealed

The Hub, Swan Valley Vegetarian Cafe

Day one, May 11

10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

 

  • Welcome and introductions

  • Why meditation

  • Initiation into meditation on the Knower, your own space awareness

  • The science of pranayam, learn a sensitizing pranayam exercise with mudras

  • Morning tea break

  • The power of mantra 

  • Guided meditation 

  • Developing or maintaining a meditation practice, common myths dispelled

  • Lunch 1.00 pm to 2.00 pm

  • What is satsang 

  • Learn (or relax and listen to) a chant in Hindi that unfolds freedom and awareness

  • Afternoon tea break

  • Secret of meditation, why is it secret and how to unfold your own true Self

  • Pranayam, learn a revitalizing pranayam exercise 

  • Meditation 

  • Questions and answers and expression

  • Practice for the week

 

Day Two May 18

10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

 

  • Welcome and introductions

  • What is the state of meditation—Sat-Chit-Anand (Pure Existence, Pure Consciousness, and Pure Bliss)

  • Guided meditation on the Knower, your own space awareness

  • Relationship between breath and the mind, learn balancing and tranquilizing pranayams with mudras

  • Morning tea break

  • Master free and master bound

  • Thoughts to cherish and thoughts to ignore, beyond positive and negative thinking

  • Mantra, the four levels of sound

  • Meditation techniques

  • Lunch break 1.00 pm-2.00 pm 

  • Overview of Bhagavad Gita, applying wisdom in our modern age from an ancient text

  • Learn a Sanskrit verse from the Bhagavad Gita

  • Afternoon tea break

  • Meet your true Self secret revealed, the meaning of satsang and yog

  • Pranayam, learn pran chintan, “The Meditator’s Best Friend” 

  • Meditation

  • Questions and answers and expression  

 

On both days there will be inspiring and uplifting stories of knowledge from Indian scriptures. Gift and workshop pamphlet will be given.