Power of Meditation

According to Hindu Scripture, meditation has been practiced since 1500 BCE, starting as a religious practice.  The practice spread to China and India around the fifth century BCE and other forms of Meditation developed in several, including  Taoism, Buddhism, Islam, and Christianity.shiva-meditating

In the Bible, Psalm 1:1-2 says “Blessed is the man who walks not in the counsel of the wicked, nor stands in the way of sinners, nor sits in the seat of scoffers; (2) but his delight is in the law of the Lord,  and on his law he meditates day and night.”

In Joshua 1: 8 states “This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it.”

Buddha said “Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what holds you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.”

What were the ancients telling us about meditation?  Today there is a lot of discussion about the difference between meditation and prayer, but I like to think they are one and the same.  Through religions, humans have made a simple matter more difficult.  If you want to define the difference, one way is to think of prayer as speaking to the creator, while meditation is feeling with the heart.  Meditation is your personal connection to our creator, if that is your intention.  Or it could be healing your body or just relieving your stress in our busy world.  The message, according to the Bible, is to meditate both day and night.

From a physical, mental, emotional and spiritual standpoint, the benefits of meditation are countless as we learn more each day.  Meditation can not only change our lives, it can change our world.

Studies show that group meditation reduces crime rates in cities with the right intention. When the practice of group meditation stopped, the crime rate started rising again.  That tells us that meditation should become part of our life, to be practiced every day.  The more you practice the greater the change/benefit you will realize.

Research suggests that meditation may physically change the brain and body and could potentially help to improve many health problems and promote healthy behaviors.  It could do so much more, but it is up to each person.  There is no right or wrong way to meditate; only your way.  Just practice by taking the time each day and start with just five minutes, and that five minutes will expand.  Make it your ritual, your connection to the creator.  If you’re interested in joining a group that meditates every evening at 8, go to Meditation   Warriors .

Namaste.

Meditation from the Heart

We adapt to our culture and our culture molds who we are. We all have our spiritual or religious beliefs.   We learn how to pray, and when to worship and follow certain religious and/or spirituals beliefs or rituals.  Then there are distractions of the world; always distracting us from what is important, saturating our unruly minds, wasting energy on useless matters.  It not only disrupts our already unruly mind, but also our hearts.

Science tells us the heart, like the brain, generates a powerful electromagnetic field with each contraction extending outside the body. The heart generates the largest electromagnetic field in the body. The electrical field as measured in an electrocardiogram (ECG) is about 60-100 times greater in amplitude than brain waves.  The therapeutic potential for interaction of this cardioelectromagnetic field both within and outside the body is largely unexplored, but we do know there is increasing evidence suggesting that the cardioelectromagentic field actually affects human beings in close proximity. We have already learn how group meditation can reduce crime with the right intention.

Science is just now trying to understand what the ancients were saying in their sacred texts written centuries ago. Christianity, Hinduism, Buddha, Daoism are just a few that refer to the heart.

“For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also”. Matthew 6:21

 “The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart.” Buddha

 My teachings are older than the world.
How can you grasp their meaning?
If you want to know me,
Look inside your heart.”
   Tao Te Ching

“He is the source of light in all luminous objects. He is beyond the darkness of matter and is unmanifested. He is knowledge, He is the object of knowledge, and He is the goal of knowledge. He is situated in everyone’s heart.”  The Bhagavad Gita

Mysteries of the Heart

Science tells us the positive energy in our heart is greater than our brain. The ancients tell us to look in our hearts for the way. Meditation/prayer can be our path. Join us every tonight at 8:00 to meditate and/or pray in your own way to make this a better world for all. Meditation For A for Better World

The Meek

As a growing world community, keep in mind the positive benefits of meditation/prayer, not only for yourself but for the world. Never before have so many people been able to come together, learn and communicate from our homes.

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We have learned from a scientific prospective, group meditation called “Maharishi Effect,” reduces crime. So much so that Merseyside, England, went from being third highest recorded crime rate to the lowest-ranked city in England during the time of group meditation.


Other cities around the world had similar affects when groups of people meditated at the same time each day. In physics that affect is referred to the unified field theory (UFT), waves of vibration flow from everything in the universe affecting the collective consciousness.


As spiritual beings, we already know in our hearts there is a power within us, but lack the wisdom or knowledge to understand. Ancient teachings provide some insight. According to the parallel sayings by Richard Hooper:

“Wisdom and Knowledge find those with a pure heart,” Jesus, Dialogue of the Savior.

“I abide in hearts out of compassion replacing ignorance and darkness with a shining lamp.” Krishna, Bhagavad Gita.

“Choosing the path of wisdom, become aware of those things which lead you forward, and those things which hold you back.” Buddha

“Perfect wisdom comes spontaneously to those who seek it.” Lao Tzu, Chang Tzuimages-7

In the New Testament, Matthew states “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.” Are we the meek? Is it our time to inherit the earth? Or, have we always inherited the earth and just now awakening?

By coming together daily to meditate/pray, we rekindle the wisdom that we thought had been lost through the ages. Together, by taking 5-20 minutes to meditate/ pray  daily and if possible  8:00 PM,  so we may be able to generate positives waves of vibration that can change our world. Meditation Warriors  is a group that meditates  daily.