We offer these meditations for well-being on Earth, at or near the times of the four main phases of the moon (about once a week, times vary). We celebrate the ever-changing moon as a reminder of the dynamic change that is essential to life, with an emphasis on global unity and loving-kindness to all beings.
This September 22nd is the Equinox. Novasutras celebrates with a live online guided meditation focusing on global well-being and loving-kindness -- see the video.
Mindfulness and meditation practices can work in service to ubuntu, by improving emotional resilience and compassionate awareness for healing divisions between people.
Evidence indicates that large numbers of practitioners meditating at the same time has some positive effects in reducing violence around the world, including the so-called Maharishi Effect. Some studies suggest that "large scale group consciousness has effects in the physical world." Still other studies appear to show that meditating together improves social coherence and teamwork. While these correlations may not … Continue reading The Power of Meditating Together
You're smart. You often notice that things aren't quite right. You long for community with meaning and purpose. Science shows that people in religious communities, and people who practice meditation regularly, are happier and healthier...
"The aim of this Fast for the Climate is to presence the lived reality of the unseen millions around the world who are living with food insecurity and starvation due to climate instability and the billions who will certainly follow if we do not take radical action to avert the worst effects of climate change." ~Keith Runyan
An opportunity to review our Octal Meditation and discussion from the December 2019 Solstice. We talked about gratitude, loss, growth, friendship, community, restoration, regeneration and resilience, with a particular emphasis on the record-breaking heatwaves and fires in Australia.
An opportunity to review our meditation and discussion from November 7th: the Autumn Cross-Quarter, which often includes rituals to remember and honor the dead. We also happened to get a mention on a local radio show this Cross-Quarter.