Meditation Instructions
and Higher States of Consciousness






Everything in nature is evolving. Through these meditation instructions, the practice of meditation will heighten and quicken the evolutionary process. Meditation gives us unlimited possibilities for expansion in every aspect of what we deem to be reality.

All of physical matter, the human body and everything else in creation, has a specific location in space and exists in time. It has a beginning and an end. Thoughts and emotions, although not tangible and solid, also have a beginning and end. During meditation, we step beyond space and time and beyond physical limitations into endless and unbounded eternity.

MEDITATION INSTRUCTIONS AND HIGHER STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS THROUGH MEDITATION

During meditation we begin to experience an empty mind, free from distraction; complete openness. We enter the domain of soul and Spirit and into the field of non-local awareness, the field of pure silence and unlimited possibilities. When we come out of meditation, we bring some of that magical, unbounded quality into our lives, and we become more open to creative forces. By meditating on a regular basis we gradually open up to new energies and awareness and begin to experience the Supreme Spirit in our lives.

An automobile could not run forever without gasoline and regular maintenance. Human beings also have maintenance requirements. Eventually, we become polluted from stress, toxins and the constant bombardment of external stimuli. We start to lose touch with what really matters and and lose focus of being here in the present moment. Through these meditation instructions, we can remove blockages and stress. Our lives return to our inherent wholeness. Higher states of consciousness and increased intuition become our daily reality.

MEDITATION INSTRUCTIONS AND HIGHER STATES OF CONSCIOUSNESS THROUGH MEDITATION

We experience normal states of consciousness several ways. During our waking state, we experience what we feel is reality for us based on our experiences and belief system. Another is through deep sleep, although when we sleep we have very little awareness. We also dream; events are taking place, but when we awaken we describe dreams as fabrications of our mind, we don’t consider them to be real.


Through Meditation, we begin to experience higher states of consciousness, such as Atma Darshan - we begin to have a direct experience of the soul; Cosmic Consciousness - we are no longer being drawn in by the good or the bad, here we play an infinity of roles; Divine Consciousness - we begin connecting more closely to Divinity and begin to understand things at a very refined level; and Unified Consciousness - knowing that at the level of spirit we are all one with no separation. We are the universe and the universe is us. This is also known as Samadhi, the state of complete bliss.

If we meditate regularly, we will find that incredible things begin to happen. "Coincidental" experiences begin to happen more frequently, as well as heightened instincts and awareness. Meditation facilitates a balanced life and helps with our health and well-being, physically, mentally and emotionally.

MEDITATION INSTRUCTIONS

1. Go to a quiet place with no distractions, or to a special room or area that you have devoted to your meditation practice.

2. Sit upright on the floor or a cushion in a cross-legged position, or in a chair, hands resting on knees or in a cupped position in lap.

3. Close your eyes and take a few deep breaths to relax the body.

4. Begin to focus the awareness on the breath as it naturally comes in and goes out of the nose. Don't try to alter the breath, just follow it easily.

5. When thoughts arise, gently acknowledge them and then let them float away like a cloud. Bring your awareness back to the gentle flow of the breath.

6. Stay with your awareness of the breath for 10 to 30 minutes.

7. When you are through with your meditation practice, slowly stretch, take a deep breath and notice how the days will start to bring higher awareness, sensitivity and reduced stress levels.

Stay with a regular meditation practice and, above all, don't judge yourself or your meditation experience. The words "easy", "gentle" and "non-judgment" should be the guidelines for your practice.





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