What we're about

Founded by Dean and Maggy Sluyter, our Natural Meditation sangha is devoted to nondual, contemplative approaches of Buddhist and Advaita teachings. We focus on directly experiencing the awareness and peace always present – even in the midst of seeming chaos and uncontrolled thoughts. Our intention is to take the fruits of this direct experience “off the meditation cushion” and into our everyday lives. New Jersey towns served by Natural Meditation of NJ include Roselle Park, Scotch Plains, Cranford, Clark, Westfield, Rahway, Fanwood, and Plainfield.

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Natural meditation & awareness practice

Aikido Schools of New Jersey

Our weekly, one-hour sangha gathering -- guided meditation in a friendly, comfortable setting, along with discussion and sharing of the experience. No experience required ... always free and open to all. We will be led by Bob Wachtel or Dave Stanton. Namaste!

Natural meditation & awareness practice

Aikido Schools of New Jersey

Our weekly, one-hour sangha gathering -- guided meditation in a friendly, comfortable setting, along with discussion and sharing of the experience. No experience required ... always free and open to all. We will be led by Bob Wachtel or Dave Stanton. Namaste!

Shamanic Meditation with Dave & Chris @ Neolyth

Dave Stanton, a co-leader of our sangha, and Chris Stanton will be guiding biweekly Shamanic Meditations at Neolyth -- a lovely spiritual and healing space in Montclair. About Shamanic Meditation: It may seem that complexity in life is forced upon us; but what if we have the ability to "opt out"? Natural Meditation practice allows us to step back from "doing" and rest in "just being" -- our natural state. This guided meditation and discussion is framed by elements of shamanic ritual, offered by Chris Stanton (who graduated from the Shamanic Training at Neolyth). We will let go of all striving and effort and simply observe the experiences happening to us as aware beings -- thoughts, feelings, and sensations.

Natural meditation & awareness practice

Aikido Schools of New Jersey

Our weekly, one-hour sangha gathering -- guided meditation in a friendly, comfortable setting, along with discussion and sharing of the experience. No experience required ... always free and open to all. We will be led by Bob Wachtel or Dave Stanton. Namaste!

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