Meditation and Discernment: The Keys to Wisdom

The yoga master Paramhansa Yoganada once said, "Understanding is the vision of your inner being, the sight of your soul, the telescope of your heart." This week, we will focus on yogic teachings, including meditation, that can help us choose wisely in our lives- to feel calm and centered, regardless of outer circumstances, and naturally allow us to avoid "happiness thieves." While ancient yoga teaches that calmness from discernment always proceed wisdom- our weekly meetings provide the tools to put that into actual daily use. However, much more than just a series of techniques, this practice can take you to the heart of inner strength, stillness, and joy at the center of your being.

Or, as Yogananda expressed, "When the mind is calm, how quickly, how smoothly, how beautifully you will perceive everything."smile

Led this week by Paul

All spiritual affiliations of non are welcome! No experience is required!

This meetup is part of a series of ongoing weekly meditation group meetings at this location.

We are a non-profit group but donations are always welcome! (suggested donation of 5-10 dollars but nobody turned away for lack of funds)

If you would like to volunteer in any way, i.e: bringing healthy snacks, help set of clean up, that would be wonderful! Please contact Paul any time.

LOCATION NOTES:

Event takes place on the second floor, in the Heaven on Earth Holistic Living Center, directly above Starbucks and Sussina Bakery. Building is one block West of La Brea.

Plenty of FREE PARKING in the parking structure behind the building.

Go to this page to see where the second floor entrance is and where the free parking garage is located: http://www.heavenonea...

Look for signs pointing to the "Ananda West Hollywood/Hancock Park Meditation Group." Entrance is on the Detroit St. side.

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  • Paul F.

    Another fantastic gathering of souls- we explored how to stay grounded, calm, and discern what is most important within. What a gift on a Wed night in the heart of the city!

    July 15, 2010

  • Jim

    It was great to rejoin the group after being absent for a while. I could feel the stress and anxiety melt away....

    July 15, 2010

  • Mimi R.

    A safe and nurturing environment for spiritual seekers on all paths to deepen their relationship to the universe, themselves, and the deity of their understanding.

    July 14, 2010

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We just grab a coffee and speak French. Some people have been coming every week for months... it creates a kind of warmth to the group.

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