Everything we’ve generally accepted about human beings is quickly changing. As soon as we discover that we are much larger and more precious than our familiar shells, all the Game rules change. Our limited perception is expanding out into beautiful reality. This is what it’s all been leading up to.
More about the mysterious, enlightening ‘cool breeze’ appearing in our modern culture, and forgiveness that enables ‘thoughtless awareness’:
“Wishing you and yours a great, memorable Christmas time!”
lots of love, Ed
Posted in 21st century trend, Christmas, creativity, enlightenment, freedom, fulfillment, happiness, hope, inspiration, Kundalini, life, meditation, mental silence, music, peace, people, reality, Shri Mataji, thoughtless awareness, well-being, yoga means 'UNION'
Tagged cool breeze, Ed Saugstad, Eero Heinonen, Matt Malley, Neil Young, Sahaja Yoga meditaion, Shri Mataji, thoughtless awareness, Tim Bruce, Van Morrison
29 years ago today
on a tropical beach
there was a wedding….
Posted in friendship, fulfillment, grace, happiness, heart, hope, innocence, inspiration, joy, life, love, mental silence, peace, smile
Tagged friendship, marriage, tropical wedding
In Thailand, Buddhist monks have started taking to Sahaja Meditation to get spiritually deeper. The natural state of alert, mental silence that’s easily achieved with this method is proving useful in all walks of life. Here’s how it’s becoming popular in New York City high schools:
and with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder sufferers in Australia:
Posted in enlightenment, health, Kundalini, life, meditation, mental silence, peace, school, smile, spirituality, Uncategorized, well-being
Tagged Buddhist monks, Sahaja Meditation, students, Thailand
It’s never easy losing loved ones (I’ve lost both my parents, Eric and May, as well as my lifetime spiritual teacher, Shri Mataji, in the last couple of years — as told here further down the home page), but sometimes, when the pain has subsided, it’s inspiring to come across unexpected glimpses into special forgotten moments with them. Here’s a recently discovered video that I didn’t even know existed, in which my father happily appears out of the misty past one very special day in 1983. I’ve posted the video here in its entirety because the meditation public program presented is valuable for anyone seeking inner tranquility and balance.
And below is my short image-compilation decorating a song (in praise of the universal, nurturing Mother) written and composed by Shri Mataji — rendered here by the bass player of a famous European gothic-rock band with some friends. (Another version is by the Vienna Boys Choir)
Posted in enlightenment, hope, inspiration, Kundalini, life, meditation, mental silence, music, spirituality
Tagged 1983, Eric Saugstad, May Saugstad, rebirth, Sahaja Meditation, Shri Mataji, Vancouver
Try it. Enjoy it. Share it.
Posted in enlightenment, freedom, fulfillment, Kundalini, life, meditation, mental silence, peace, spirituality, Uncategorized, well-being, yoga
Tagged kundalini awakening, meditation, mental silence, peace
Had a blast on the weekend here in Vienna! Here’s my compilation of Ossi, Boris, Andreas, Michi, Deepak, and Petra’s video/photo material.
Hope to see you at the next event 🙂
a guaranteed stress-reliever~♥~
Posted in art, creativity, genius, inspiration, life, meditation, mental silence, music, people, spirituality, well-being
Tagged art, culture, festival, music, Sahaja Meditation, Vienna
There are moments when we encounter an idea powerful enough to pull us firmly into focus, into the unlimited awareness of where we actually stand here and now. Some of these revelations are interesting, some fascinating — and some can forever change the way we see ourselves and the world we live in.
Here is one such revelation:
(open and enter)
Posted in books, enlightenment, hope, humanity, I Ching, Kundalini, love, mental silence, spirituality, wisdom
Tagged enlightenment, humanity, I Ching, Sahaja Yoga, Shri Mataji
Our world is in a rapid state of becoming, affected by each step and breath we take. What can we do to ensure that it evolves into something wonderful for generations to come?
As we enter a new year full of disappointments and encouraging surprises, here’s something important to bear in mind — and heart.
(CLICK on the image of meditation)
Posted in enlightenment, freedom, friendship, fulfillment, grace, hope, humanity, joy, Kundalini, life, love, meditation, mental silence, peace, spirituality, synchronicity, well-being, yoga
Tagged collective consciousness, collectivity, enlightenment, hope, kundalini, life, mental silence, Sahaja Yoga Meditation, self-realization
How to keep cool in school:
(photos from Mongolia ~ article from New York City)
Posted in children, hope, humanity, life, meditation, mental silence, school, smile, well-being
Tagged children, meditation, mental silence, Mongolia, New York, school, students
“I am an artist and last Friday, after my meditation in the morning, I went down to Greenwich Village (NYC). As I was walking along the street I slowed down to pay attention to the trees, to see the change of colors that come with the Fall.
I looked across the street at a couple of older and taller trees and had a very exiting experience, an experience I had never had before. I looked at one tree and as I took it in, it felt like I could feel its very being, I could feel its soul. Then I looked at a second tree, at first not fully believing what just happened. Again, the same experience.
I knew at that moment that something profound had happened to me. As though what I’d been used to seeing was now revealed as something two dimensional and now I can see in three dimensional. But that’s hardly adequate as a description, the reality of what I experienced is beyond that.
There’s a way of relating to space and form that comes with my new practice of Sahaja Meditation.
Meditating helped me to get my mind clear of things that did not need to be there. So I am open to get new experiences, and to get back to creativity.”
I started my day feeling a bit like this:
but after attaining the rejuvenating state of mental silence for a few minutes, I felt more like this:
Appearing on the same page, these incompatible images hardly give the impression that they emerged from the same hand, on the same morning. But my experience has shown me that just because I sometimes get into the mood of the fire-breathing dragon (drops new iPhone into toilet / hits thumb with hammer / spouse doesn’t listen properly), that doesn’t mean I have to wait for my rage to somehow fade on it’s own terms. When the attention is naturally turned inside by the spontaneous movement of the benevolent kundalini energy rising up the spine, the most unbearable beast can be tamed in the wink of an eye. By opening the hands, palms upward, and allowing the attention to rise up to the top of the head (where our connection to the all-pervading, creative Power opens) the many dormant, subtle heart functions blossom effortlessly, and we start feeling our self — our spirit — again; balancing our inner child (left sympathetic nervous system/right brain) and our inner adult (right sympathetic nervous system/left brain). A refreshing cool breeze rises from our hidden depths, lifting us to delightful heights. Who would’ve thought that we have everything ideally built in to get passed life’s brickwalls without having to smash our heads through them. The best part is, when we’re balanced and enjoying our true nature, the fun is contagious 😀
(The phone miraculously survived!)
Posted in forgiveness, freedom, fulfillment, Kundalini, life, mental silence, peace, well-being
Tagged anger, dragon, forgiveness, kundalini
Click on the smiling child to learn how the actual state of meditation differs distinctly from relaxation techniques:
Posted in children, hope, inspiration, Kundalini, life, meditation, mental silence, thoughtless awareness, Uncategorized, well-being
Tagged life, meditation, stress