Tag: meditation

  • Sri Chinmoy’s birthday August 27th 2016

    Sri Chinmoy’s birthday August 27th 2016

    Sri Chinmoy was born 27th August, 1931 in Shakpura, Chittagong, India (now part of Bangladesh). For disciples of Sri Chinmoy, August 27th is a special day, which we mark with a race, meditation and musical performances. This year, there were perhaps 1,000 people from all over the world who came to meet in Jamaica, Queens, […]

  • Practising Japa

    When I joined Sri Chinmoy’s path, I was very keen to improve my meditation. I read the Meditation book by Sri Chinmoy and tried different meditation exercises, which were in the Meditation book. Amongst other exercises, I remember putting a picture of a black dot on the wall and staring at it for a few […]

  • Meditation – self effort and grace

    An interesting feature about meditation is that sometimes, when you make a lot of effort, it feels like nothing really happens. Yet, at other times, you make no seeming effort, but you can have a very good meditation. This is an experience I remember from Oslo in June 2001. I was late for a talk […]