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Meditation: Sharing the Heart's Light

“The happiness of one's own heart alone cannot satisfy the soul; one must try to include, as necessary to one's own happiness, the happiness of others.”- Paramhansa Yogananda

Can we share of our heart with others without "losing" ourselves?  Yoga, perhaps the greatest gift of ancient India, teaches that there is a way to do just that- with inner freedom, lightness, and joy.

This week we will explore ways that we can expand our hearts and minds to include other people realities- while still maintaining our own inner center and truth. This powerful practice of yogic meditation can allow us to "plug into the source" of innate joy in the center of our being- which in turn, we can share with those around us with "no strings attached."  Making space for others in our hearts is vast, challenging, and rewarding. Yet, yoga, patiently and compassionately, allows us to move from the loneliness of separation to expansive connectedness- one of the clearest paths to true lasting happiness.

More than mere techniques, yogic lifestyle is a holistic way to find harmony in spirit, relationships, body, mind, and vocation. Based on the teachings of Paramhansa Yogananda, we will learn how to meet life's challenges with a greater ability to grow, laugh, and even


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 snacks, help set of clean up, that would be wonderful! Please contact Paul any time.


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  • Paul F.

    Lovely, expansive energy enhanced by having our meditation group in the ashram house and a BIG thanks to Monica for making the delicious lemon cake!

    February 2, 2011

  • Paul F.

    Yoga teaches that we can continually cleanse the "lens of our perceptions" every day to get ever closer to the "sunlight of the spirit"-- meditation being the most powerful tool to experience and know that inner light. This is perhaps one of the reasons Yogananda called meditation "a portable paradise."

    January 31, 2011

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