Shahabuddin: Introduction to Meditation
These are recordings of Shahabuddin David Less, a senior teacher in the Sufi Order International, giving a seminar on Introduction to Meditation, 24 April 2010, in Austin Texas USA.
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|1) Introductory lecture: Story - sage on train; Nature of the human being; There is only one being; 18,000 universes; What if we really can realize reality?
| 2) Exercise - dyads speak and listen
|3) Practice: sit still, say seed syllables
|4) Lecture: Levels of experience; Questions and answers; Chanting seed syllables
|5) Lecture - afternoon: Recap of morning teachings; Mind as embryo in womb; The pain of life
|6) Practice: Observe your mind; Inhale, exhale, count down; Toward The One on the breath
|7) Lecture: discussion of breath practices
|8) Practice and lecture: Practice: alternate nostril energy breathing; Questions and answers about practice; Getting ready for next practice
|9) Practice: feel energy in subtle centers
|10) Closing session: Zikr (chanting); Prayers; Final blessing
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