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Meditation: An Introduction - FREE Course in Perth

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A method for cultivating inner stillness and peace

Bookings are now open for the School of Practical Philosophy's 'Meditation: Introductory Course' this September. All are welcome to join in and discover how meditation leads to a greater sense of fulfilment and satisfaction.

Meditation is regarded as the master key to full realisation and the most important factor in spiritual development. This course consists of eleven insightful sessions focusing on the practice of meditation and the reasons why one should meditate every day.

Under the guidance of the knowledgeable School of Practical Philosophy tutors, students will look at the simplicity of the meditation technique, how to overcome barriers and still an over-active mind through the use of an ancient and effective exercise and also explore the proper use of the intellect with a glance at the causal aspect of the mind and its predispositions.

The meditation is introduced with a time honoured ceremony which will take place on November 12, 2017 (Week 8) and during this ceremony a gift of money is made by the student, according to the means of each student.

Below is a week by week description of what will be discussed during the introductory course:

  • Introduction: Gives an overview of the subject of Meditation as offered by the School of Practical Philosophy.

  • Terms used in the course. The Holy Tradition. The Small Cannot Satisfy the Large. The Practice of The Exercise.

  • Going Behind the Stage. About the School. The Three Forces or Energies.

  • The Active Mind. The Ego. The Intellect. Self-Remembering and Meditation.

  • The Intellect. The Two Minds in Action. Cleverness and Wisdom. To Look Within. Strengthening Our Power of Attention.

  • Intellect and Stillness. Causal Aspect of the Mind. Summary of the Unenlightened Mind. Extended Practice of the Exercise. Mantra and Meditation. Meditation the Master Key.

  • What is Meditation? The Four Levels of Speech. Tradition behind the Meditation. Extended Practice of the Exercise. The Force of the Tradition.

  • Levels of Speech in Relation to the Mantra. What are the Practical Requirements? How do I Proceed? Extended Practice of the Exercise. Developing the Power of Attention.

  • Introduction to the Pause. Mantra, Sounding and Group Meditation. To Be What We Are.

  • Group Meditation. Getting that Donkey out of the Mind. Why Study Philosophy?

  • The importance of coming to rest in the midst of all the many activities of the day. Sounding and Group Meditation. Overview of courses to come.

    The weekly sessions will run from Monday 18th of September, 2017 at 7.00 pm, Bendat Community Centre 36 Dodd St, Wembley. Sessions will continue on Monday evenings at 7.00pm until Monday 27th November 2017.

    Enrolment for the upcoming 'Meditation - An Introduction' is now open and it is FREE to attend. To register your interest, simply visit The School of Practical Philosophy website and complete the online Enrolment Form.


    For further information on the 'Meditation - An Introduction' course or on other courses and events hosted by The School of Practical Philosophy, please visit the official website.

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    When: Commencing September 18, 2017
    Phone: 61 89467 7898
    Where: Bendat Community Centre, 36 Dodd St, Wembley WA 6014
    Cost: FREE
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