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Meditation is a cornerstone of both personal spiritual development and increasing goodwill in our world. These resources include outlines for Full Moon meditations, versions of the Great Invocation, and opportunities for instruction in meditation.

Full Moon meditations  top^

Full Moon Festivals

Provides the times for full and new moons in New Zealand as well as keynotes for meditation at each of the full moons.
Triangle Centre website, linked 08/16
http://www.trianglecentre.org.nz/festivals.html

Full Moon Meditation

Provides a rationale for full moon meditations, a suggestion for a process to use, and a series of talks for each of the zodiacal full moons.
School for Esoteric Studies website, linked 08/16
http://www.esotericstudies.net/full-moon-meditation.html

Full Moon Meditation: Meditation for World Service

Provides a range of resources including full moon commentaries, suggested meditation formats, and a full moon chart for the current year.
World Service Group website, linked 08/16
http://www.worldservicegroup.com/

Full Moon Meditations

During full moons, the Poorna-Jnana Yoga Foundation welcomes meditators who wish to participate in group work.
CAOSS website, linked 08/16
http://translate.google.ca/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://fondationpjy.ca/&prev=search

Full Moon Meditations

Provides information on starting a full moon meditation group, lists of full moon meditation groups worldwide, and materials for full moon meditations are based on the esoteric philosophy teachings of individuals such as Alice Bailey, Madam Blavatsky, C. W. Leadbeater, Douglas Baker, Annie Besant, Henry Olcott, Nicholas Roerich, Henry Laurency, Rudolph Steiner, and many others.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.fullmoonmeditations.com/

Twelve Spiritual Festivals

Provides meditations for each of the zodiacal full moons.
Lucis Trust website, linked 08/16
http://www.lucistrust.org/en/arcane_school/twelve_spiritual_festivals

WSI Full Moon Meditation

Full Moon Meditation; 13 steps.
WSI website, linked 08/16
http://www.worldserviceintergroup.net/#/full-moon-meditation/4543970388

Great Invocation  top^

Great Invocation

A video presentation of the current version of the Great Invocation, plus historic versions.
Path of Light website, linked 08/16
http://pathoflight.com/videos/great-invocation

Great Invocation

Provides a context and history as well as the Great Invocation text itself.
School for Esoteric Studies website, linked 08/16
http://www.esotericstudies.net/invocation.html

Great Invocation

Presented with a graphic.
Arcana Workshops website, linked 08/16
http://meditationtraining.org/GreatInvocation.htm

Great Invocation

Provides the written text as well as an audio presentation.
Lucis Trust website, linked 08/16
https://www.lucistrust.org/the_great_invocation

Great Invocation

Presents The Great Invocation along with commentary.
World Service Group website, linked 08/16
http://www.worldservicegroup.com/tgi.html

Great Invocation

Provides The Great Invocation in virtually all the known translations.
Lucis Trust website, linked 08/16
https://www.lucistrust.org/the_great_invocation/translations_of_the_great_invocation

Great Invocation

Provides the 1945 version as well as a 2000 updated version and a version in Maori.
Triangle Centre website, linked 08/16
http://www.trianglecentre.org.nz/greatinvocation.html

Great Invocation

The Great Invocation along with a 5:43 minute video clip.
Seven Rays website, linked 08/16
http://www.sevenray.org/the-great-invocation.html

Meditation training and retreats  top^

Ananda Marga Meditation Instructions

Provides step-by-step instruction on how to meditate.
Website, linked 08/16
http://anandamarga.org/learn-meditation/

Arcana Workshops

Provides training in meditation, coupled with study of the Ageless Wisdom as presented by the teachings of Djwhal Khul in the books of Alice A. Bailey and in the books published by the Agni Yoga Society in New York.
Website, linked 08/16
http://meditationtraining.org/

Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University

An international non-governmental organization headquartered at Mt. Abu, Rajasthan, India with over 8,500 centers in 100 countries, territories, and islands. As a learning community, it currently has more than 825,000 regular students seeking to strengthen their ability to live by their own higher nature and to improve their contribution to society through spiritual education and reflective practices.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.bkwsu.org/

Creative Meditation

An article describing the nature and types of meditation, its benefits, and specific techniques.
Centre for Visionary Leadership website, © 2005 by Corinne McLaughlin, linked 08/16
http://www.corinnemclaughlin.com/creative-meditation.html

GCM Meditation Program

A 3-year introductory course on meditation focused both on cultivating inner peace and enlightenment and on service to humanity and our planet.
Meditation Mount, linked 08/16
http://meditationmount.org/meditation-information/study-courses/

How To Ground Yourself In 7 Ways

The author provides a brief description of grounding and signs of ungroundedness. She offers seven ways we can ground ourselves.
Abundance Tapestry website, by Evelyn Lim, linked 08/16
http://www.abundancetapestry.com/how-to-ground-yourself-in-7-ways/

Insight Meditation Society

One of the Western world’s most respected centers for learning and deepening meditation practice, located in MA, USA.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.dharma.org/index.html

Labyrinth: A Brief Introduction to its History, Meaning and Use

Originally printed in the January - February 2001 issue of Quest magazine.
Theosophical Society website, by John Algeo, linked 08/16
https://www.theosophical.org/publications/1276

Meditation Defined

Provides a basic description of the purpose and technique of meditation.
Cedercrans, linked 08/16
http://www.wisdomimpressions.com/meditation.html

Meditation Mount

A center for meditation and world service dedicated to building an enlightened and compassionate world through the power of creative meditation, inspirational educational programs, and community-based events focused on the practical application of the universal spiritual principles.
Website, linked 08/16
http://meditationmount.org/

Mindfulness Meditation • Concentration Meditation

Lesson 4 from the Spiritual Competency Resource Center’s Meditation in Mental Health Course provides clear succinct instructions for meditation practice, aas well as a 10 minute video-based guided meditiation
David Lukoff, Spiritual Competency Resource Center, linked 08/16
http://www.spiritualcompetency.com/meditat/lesson4.asp

Path of Light Meditation Groups

Members come from a variety of educational backgrounds, religions, countries, and careers to create a Bridge of Light to the soul through meditation.
Path of Light website, linked 08/16
http://pathoflight.com/content/path-light-meditation-list-names

Raja Yoga Meditation: Six Online Meditations

Six online meditations offered by Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University, which can be viewed on the website or downloaded.
BKWSU Website, linked 08/16
http://www.brahmakumaris.org/interactive/audiovideo/#Audio

Sundial House Group

Located in the UK, provides correspondence learning options and seminars for people who have an interest in learning about themselves as spiritual beings and who want to serve their fellow humans in some capacity.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.creativegroupmeditation.org/

Transcendental Meditation Program

A meditation technique taught in a standard seven-step course, which includes public lectures, private instruction and group seminars. At each step of instruction, new knowledge is presented to provide a clear understanding of your growing experience.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.tm.org/

Washington Center for Consciousness Studies

Live meditation and training via the internet for a paid subscription. Video and audio archive of meditation seminars, professional seminars and special events is free.
Website, linked 08/16
http://www.meditatelive.com/

What is Meditation?

A short video clip by Eckhart Tolle on meditation, suggesting that meditation is 'being', not 'doing' and the entry point to 'I am.'
YouTube broadcast, Eckhart Tolle, linked 08/16
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bAXwBbCtHg&feature=related

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Monday, May 29, 2017