Meditation and the Mind Intensive

April 17 - 21, 2015


Swami Dharmananda

Description

Move your yoga practice to a new level by understanding the connection between prana, mind, emotions, and body. This 5-day course will help you to establish yourself in the fundamental techniques of classical yoga meditation and identify personal obstacles to the transcendental state of bliss that meditation promises through self examination, introspection, and dialogue with an experienced teacher. Learn to free yourself by detaching from the mind’s disturbances. Improve concentration and prepare your mind for a positive and successful life. Topics include: 

  • The purpose of meditation and self-inquiry
  • The nature of the mind and how to find peace of mind
  • Techniques of meditation and overcoming obstacles in meditation
  • Necessity of controlling emotions and thoughts
  • How to improve concentration
  • How to handle stress
  • Introduction to chanting and mantras
  • Ethical lifestyle: fundamentals for meditation practice.