Tag: meditation

Sound Evolution – Chloe Goodchild gives voice to the Future

• October 26, 2014 • Comments (0)
Sound Evolution - Chloe Goodchild gives voice to the Future

The Future NOW spiritual ecology conference is excited to be hosting the amazing sacred voice and sound pioneer, Chloe Goodchild, in Bristol on Saturday 8th November, giving a soul stirring presentation and performance entitled, ‘Sound Evolution: Transforming our World through the Power of Sound’. “In this time of global transformation, many of us who are […]

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Meditation and Personal Growth

• October 7, 2013 • Comments (0)
Meditation and Personal Growth

From a spiritual perspective, meditation practice helps you differentiate over time between what is essential and authentic about who you are versus how you have been conditioned by life experience to behave in certain ways. From a personal growth perspective, that same clarity of mind that you are cultivating in regular daily practice affects your […]

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Present Moment Awareness & The Art of Meditation

• August 8, 2013 • Comments (2)
Present Moment Awareness & The Art of Meditation

Present moment awareness is being present with your own consciousness, in the living moment called now.  Not ‘a second ago’, or ‘in a second’. Now.  You are alive, and you acknowledge that. You are breathing, and you acknowledge that. You are aware of yourself right now without the distraction of past and future thoughts or […]

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Active Hope with Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone – Review

• August 7, 2013 • Comments (1)
Active Hope with Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone - Review

Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone share the discoveries they made during the writing of their co-authored book: Active Hope: How to Face the Mess we’re in Without Going Crazy.

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Knowing Yourself is Freedom

• March 3, 2013 • Comments (0)
Knowing Yourself is Freedom

Illusions of the Ego Prejudices of any kind imply that you are identified with the thinking mind.  It means you don’t see the other human being anymore, but only your own concept of that human being.  To reduce the aliveness of another human being to a concept is already a form of violence. Complaining and […]

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Why Buddhist Christianity?

• March 3, 2013 • Comments (8)
Why Buddhist Christianity?

It’s a fair enough question: Why Buddhist Christianity? The answer is that, for many of us, Christianity just isn’t Christianity any more. Fundamentalism has perverted Christianity into some kind of salvation game, wherein all that matters is “getting saved.” The truth is that Jesus never used that kind of language, never saw salvation as a […]

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British School of Meditation launches in Cheltenham

• December 2, 2011 • Comments (1)
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The British School of Meditation has just launched in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, offering OCN accredited teacher training courses at the Isbourne Holistic Centre in response to a recent surge of interest in meditation. Amid all the pressures and strains of the current financial crisis, increasing dissatisfaction with an outmoded material society, and a general shift of […]

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Meditation Flash Mob on International Peace Day – London

• September 17, 2011 • Comments (1)
Meditation Flash Mob on International Peace Day – London

Thousands are expected to gather together for a mass communal ‘Flash Mob’ meditation in London’s Marble Arch on Wednesday 21st September, putting out a collective intention for peace on International Day of Peace. International Day of Peace was established by the United Nations in 1981 encouraging individuals, organisations and nations to create practical acts of peace […]

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Steve Taylor: explosion of ego, social justice and awakening experiences

• August 21, 2011 • Comments (2)
Steve Taylor

Steve Taylor is an author and lecturer whose main interests are psychology and spirituality. He is the author of ‘Waking from Sleep’, ‘The Fall’, ‘Making Time’ and his new book ‘Out of the Darkness’. Steve’s articles and essays have been published in over 30 academic journals, magazines and newspapers and his work has been featured […]

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Spirit of Ecstasy

• June 28, 2011 • Comments (0)
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On the eve of the next Puravida conscious club spectacular at Osho Leela next month, Will Gethin shares his experience of a drug-free high at one of these enlivening weekend fiestas In a large hall, a crowd of revellers parade and mingle in outlandish face masks and costumes; empresses and harlots twirl for abbots and […]

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