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Want to meditate but can't sit still?

For most of us, the image of meditation is sitting still, doing nothing, and stopping the mind from thinking. This seems almost impossible!

And yet we yearn to find relaxation, awareness, and self-acceptance - which is what the state of meditation is!

That is why you will find both "active" and "passive" meditations being offered at the World of Meditation meetup group. With active meditations, instead of sitting still, you will experience a variety of activities that first help release mind/ body stresses, tensions, anxieties and inner chatter. This creates a space for you to experience the silence and clarity within. Active Meditations are easy, enjoyable and they REALLY work!

And for those of you who CAN sit still, You will find passive meditations on our schedule, such as the Darkness Meditation, Chakra Sounds, Vipassana, Zazen, Nadabrahma and other.

The meditations you will find here are both ancient and modern, and come from all corners of the globe. So, welcome to the World of Meditation!

No previous meditation experience is necessary! Our meditations are for EVERYONE - from beginners to experienced meditators. All ages, backgrounds, sizes and shapes are welcome.

You can come and meditate every Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings. Check out our meetup calendar for all the details.

****UPCOMING CALENDAR OF EVENTS****

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Special Events 2018

At The World of Meditation

3412 NE 115th St, Seattle 98125 (located in a residential area)

Tel: 206-772-8897; email: info@worldofmeditation.com

www.worldofmeditation.com (http://www.worldofmeditation.com)

Weekly Meditations: See the meet-up Calendar for the various weekly meditations or click here (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/calendar/).

Other Special Events & Classes ( see calendar for details or click on name of workshop/class links): (http://worldofmeditation.com/events/event/a-week-of-the-osho-no-mind-meditation-feb-21-28/)

*The Awareness Intensive – Uncovering the REAL YOU! April 6 – 8, Oceanside, CA (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/the-awareness-intensive-uncovering-the-real-you-april-6-8-2018/)

* 8 Steps to Peace of Mind: A Journey into Meditation April 17-June 5 - An 8-Week Class at North Seattle College (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/calendar/8-steps-to-peace-of-mind-a-journey-into-meditation-8-week-class-april-17-june-5/)

* Finding the Work You Love; Finding the Life You Love April 18 - June 6 - An 8-Week Class at North Seattle College (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/calendar/finding-the-work-you-love-finding-the-life-you-love-8-week-class-at-nsc-2/)

* Breaking the Patterns & Habits That Are Limiting Your Life! May 4th – 6th (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/breaking-the-patterns-that-are-limiting-your-life-may-4th-6th/)

*Summertime Enlightenment - An Osho Meditation Retreat Aug 31 - Sept 3, Breitenbush Hot Springs, OR (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/summertime-enlightenment-an-osho-meditation-retreat-sept-1-4-at-breitenbush-oregon/)

*Osho Pulsation Workshop: Opening to Feeling With Aneesha Dillon Sept 14-16 (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/osho-pulsation-workshop-opening-to-feeling-with-aneesha-dillon/)

Be sure to see the Calendar for more details!

Upcoming events (5+)

The Sacred Sharing Circle

The World of Meditation

The emphasis of this Sacred Sharing Circle is on creating a space where each person is able to speak about whatever they wish, in a safe and non-confronting atmosphere. The group is leaderless, with each person having 10 minutes sharing; and, if the person sharing wishes , to have 5 minutes feedback as well. Each session starts with a short meditation to ground ourselves, so that we are able to speak whatever we want to share, and to listen attentively to each other. The Sacred Sharing Circle offers a safe, confidential haven for us to speak and to be seen and heard! Everything spoken by a participant is held in utmost confidence and everyone agrees not to discuss what has been said by people in the circle with others outside the circle. Of course it is fine to speak with others about your own personal sharing. During a sharing we are asked to be fully present for the person sharing. We keep our eyes on them and are open to them, without interrupting or rescuing them in any way or drawing attention to ourselves through sounds or gestures. If the one sharing feels to stop talking, it is fine to be in silence for the remainder of their time. Much can happen in that silence. It’s good to remember that there is no dialogue exchange in either the sharing or feedback time. If the person sharing wants feedback or help, they can ask for it after the sharing time is over. Feedback is most helpful when it is not loaded with advice or attempts to therapize, but rather with acknowledging what you have heard them say and suggesting an alternative if you see a possible blind spot or unconscious pattern. We ask that your feedback be as short and clear as possible so that, within the five minutes time given, there is space for others to share what they perceive. If you are the one receiving feedback, you simply receive it without responding. We offer this Sacred Sharing Circle on our schedule because we find it to be of great value in learning how to express ourselves with more honesty, and how to connect with a deeper part of who we are. We have found this practice to be extremely helpful in our day-to-day life. Cost: This cost - which goes towards maintaining the meditation spaces and park-like grounds of the Center - is $11 per meditation, or $7.00 with a 10 meditation pass, which costs $70.00. The World of Meditation is located in a residential neighborhood in Northeast Seattle at: 3412 NE 115th St, Seattle, WA 98125. Look for the stained-glass butterfly in the window on the top level. There are many parking spaces (at least 9) in the large driveway, and you can park in front of the raspberry bushes on the street. There is virtually unlimited parking on 35th Ave, NE. Or on 34th - but only park on the side of the school - not in front of houses. The neighbor on both corners of 115th and 35th asks that no one parks in front of their houses on 115th. Park in the flow of traffic - not against it - if you park on the street! Otherwise you might get a ticket. Thank you for your consideration. To register as a Single Meditation ($11), click here: Single Meditation (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/product/single-meditation/) $11 To purchase a 10 Meditation pass ($70 - $7 per meditation), click here: Meditation Pass for 10 meditations (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/product/meditation-pass/)

Osho No Dimensions Meditation

The World of Meditation (An Osho Meditation School)

This Meditation is divided into three stages. The first stage, originated from the Russian Mystic Gurdjief’s structured movements. It is a centering dance which also prepares us for the second stage of Whirling*. The final stage is lying down, preferably on your belly, with closed eyes, giving an opportunity to just move inside and witness without distraction – thoughts, emotions, body sensations and at times absolute silence and stillness. There is music specially made for this meditation. Here is a You-tube of the three stages: No Dimensions U-Tube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlrUq7Iak7c We will meet at 7pm to get acquainted and connect for a few minutes. Then we will introduce and explain the 3 stages of the meditation The meditation lasts one hour. Afterwards, we will serve tea and we can answer any questions on meditation you might have. The address is 3412 NE 115th St, Seattle, WA 98125. It is located in a residential area and there is a stained glass butterfly in the upper window. Please park in the driveway as there are many parking spaces in the front and in our driveway. If the driveway is full, it is good to park on 35th Ave NE. There are many parking places there that do not affect the neighbors. If you do park on 115th St, please do not park in front of the corner house at the corner of 115th and 35th (same side as the Center. Those neighbors need to have the spaces for themselves and their friends. If you park on 34th Ave., park on the school side only. Thank you for you consideration. Always park in the flow of traffic, when parking on the street. Otherwise you will most likely get ticketed. (This is written from experience.) To register or for more information, call or write:[masked]; [masked] Single Meditation: $11.00 http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/product/single-meditation/ Meditation Pass: $70.00 http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/product/meditation-pass/ * The Mystic Osho explains the background of the ancient Sufi technique of Whirling: “You must have seen small children ~ they like to whirl and everybody stops them, because the fear of the parents is that the child may fall, may have a fracture, may get hurt. But in spite of all prohibitions, children love to whirl. Jalaluddin Rumi, seeing children whirl, thought that there must be something that the children feel but they cannot express, and perhaps they are not fully aware what it is. So he tried whirling himself, and he was amazed that if you go on whirling there comes a moment when the center of your being remains static and your whole body, mind, brain, everything whirls. ” And that center which does not whirl, is you, the center of the cyclone. The whirling is almost like a cyclone, but exactly in the middle of the cyclone you will find a point which has not moved at all.”

Osho Kundalini Meditation

World of Meditation

The Kundalini Meditation is an active meditation, that first helps release the mind/body anxiety and stress, creating a space for relaxation and inner quietness. It consists of four stages of 15 minutes: 1. loosening the body with gentle shaking, 2. free style dance for moving the body’s energy, 3. sitting or standing silently with eyes closed and 4. deeply relaxing and letting go. The Mystic Osho, who has created this meditation has said: “When you are doing the Chaotic Meditation or the Kundalini or the Nadabrahma, these are not really meditations, you are just getting in tune. If you have seen them, it is like Indian classical musicians playing. For half an hour, or sometimes even more, they simply go on fixing their instruments. They will move the knobs, they will make the strings tight or loose, and the drum player will go on checking his drum – whether it is perfect or not. For half an hour they go on doing this. This is not music, this is just preparation. Active meditation is not really the meditation, it is just preparation. You are preparing your instrument. When it is ready, then you stand in silence. Then meditation starts. Then you are utterly there. You have woken yourself up by jumping, by dancing, by breathing, by shouting — these are all devices to make you a little more alert than you ordinarily are. Once you are alert, then the waiting. Waiting is meditation — waiting with full awareness. And then it comes, it descends on you, it surrounds you, it plays around you, it dances around you, it cleanses you, it purifies you, it transforms you.” Osho. Please be here at 5:30pm to meet the other participants and settled in. Instructions will be given in the beginning of the meditation and afterwards there is time for Q & A and a cup of tea! Single Meditation (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/product/single-meditation/) $11 Meditation Pass for 10 meditations (http://worldofmeditation.com/wp/product/meditation-pass/) $70 The World of Meditation is located in a residential neighborhood at 3412 NE 115th St, Seattle, WA 98125 Look for the stained-glass butterfly in the window on the top level.There are many parking spaces (at least 9) in the large driveway, or park in front of the raspberry bushes. There is virtually unlimited parking on 35th Ave, NE. Or on 34th - but only park on the side of the school - not in front of houses. The neighbor on both corners of 115th and 35th asks that no one parks in front of their houses on 115th. If you park on the street, be sure to park facing the flow of traffic or you could get a ticket. Thank you for your consideration.

Mystic Rose Meditation/Therapy Jan 25 - Feb 14 Time: 7pm-10pm

The World of Meditation (An Osho Meditation School)

The Mystic Rose Meditation Jan 25 – Feb 14 (2019) Facilitated by Shanti Schenker-Skye The Mystic Rose Meditation is a unique healing and life-changing process created by the mystic Osho. This 21-day process is for 3 hours daily. The first week is devoted to Laughter; the second week is for the release of our Tears & the final week is The Watcher on the Hills Meditation In the first week we use the dynamic energy of deep abandoned laughter to shake up & release stagnant energy, allowing ourselves to once again reclaim our joy & vibrancy. During the second week of Tears, we are able to cry out our sadness & fear through the profound healing of deep abandoned crying. This phase brings great transformation as many negative emotions & traumas are released. The third week is known as the Watcher on the Hills. The final week brings meditation, a clarity to – and an integration of – all that has happened in the first two weeks. After the profound release & healing of the first two weeks, a great depth of silence & presence can arise. During the entire Mystic Rose Meditation everyone is given full support and encouragement throughout all three phases. Shanti Schenker-Skye, a certified Meditation Instructor & Mystic Rose Presenter, will be facilitating this process. She began her journey of meditation in 1973 & lived in India & Japan for many years, imbibing meditative experiences & leading meditations. Dates: Jan 25 – Feb 14. Time: 7pm – 10pm. Place: World of Meditation 3412 NE 115th St – (a residential neighborhood). Cost: Early-Bird: $485.00 until Jan 7 - $585.00 after that. Payment option: a $150.00 non-refundable deposit keeps price at $485.00 until day of workshop. .To register, go to www.worldofmeditation.com or write to [masked] or call us at[masked]

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