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363 St Asaph Street, Christchurch, New Zealand
Sunday, 10:30am to 3:30pm
August 15, 2021
Sri Chinmoy Centre
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This one-day workshop will introduce: the benefits of meditation; the spiritual heart; how to access the inner treasures of the heart; begin to calm and focus the mind; music and mantras for meditation; and setting up a home practice of meditation.
Admission is free but registration is required.
Meditation is the art of silencing the mind that tortures us at every moment. If we can meditate soulfully for even a few minutes, then for hours afterwards no uncomely thoughts can attack our mind or disturb its poise and tranquility. And it is inside the poise of our mind that our real divinity, which is oneness universal, at every moment grows. By virtue of our meditation,our thought-world will be transformed into the will-world, and our everyday life unmistakably will be inundated with peace — the peace that grows, the peace that glows, the peace that embraces all mankind. We get divine peace through meditation. Even if we meditate for fifteen minutes and get peace for only one minute, that one minute of peace, if it is solid peace, will be able to permeate our whole day. ~Sri Chinmoy
Aids to Meditation
The Lotus-Heart gift shop has candles, books, guided meditation CD’s, meditation stools, shawls, japa counters, incense and other helpful aids to meditation. The Lotus-Heart is open Tuesday to Sunday from 8.00am to 3.30pm plus Fridays and Saturdays from 5.00pm to 9.00pm
What to bring
Seating will be on chairs (cushions are available for those who prefer to sit on the floor) and the room is warm so wear comfortable clothing. There will be a place to leave bags – kindly leave valuables at home. Please wear or bring a clean pair of socks as for hygiene reasons we don’t have shoes or bare feet in the meditation room.