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The Inner Journey: A Course in Meditation

Based on the Teachings of Vedanta, Bhagavad Gita & Yoga Sutras
42 lessons, including guided meditations

New lesson posted each week

Lessons marked with* include guided meditations
Introduction
        1 – What Meditation Is and Is Not
        2 – Origins & Types of Meditation
Chapter 1:  Building a Strong Foundation
        1 – Foundations of Practice
        2 – Basic Steps of Preparation*              Guided Meditation: mp3   podcast
        3 – Being in the Present Moment*          Guided Meditation: mp3   podcast
        4 – Establishing a Regular Practice
Chapter 2:  Turning Within
        1 – Finding Inner Peace
        2 – Pranayama: Breath Control*            Guided Meditation: mp3   podcast
        3 – Calming the Nerves
        4 – Nadi Shodhana Pranayama*            Guided Meditation: mp3   podcast
        5 – Ujjayi Pranayama*                            Guided Meditation: mp3   podcast
        6 – So’ham Pranayama*                         Guided Meditation: mp3   podcast
Chapter 3:  Concentration: Focusing Your Mind
        1 – Power of Attention
        2 – Trataka: Yogic Gazing*                     Guided Meditation: mp3   podcast
        3 – Bhramari Pranayama*                      Guided Meditation: mp3   podcast
        4 – Developing Your Concentration*       Guided Meditation: mp3  podcast
        5 – Overcoming Associative Thinking
Chapter 4:  Mantra Japa
        1 – Repetition of Mantras
        2 – Practice of Mantra Japa*                  Guided Meditation: mp3  podcast
        3 – Managing a Wandering Mind*          Guided Meditation: mp3  podcast
        4 – Other Kinds of Mantra Japa
Chapter 5:  Witnessing Your Mind
        1 – Observing Bodily Sensations*          Guided Meditation: mp3  podcast
        2 – Observing the Breath*                      Guided Meditation: mp3  podcast
        3 – Observing Thoughts & Emotions*    Guided Meditation: mp3  podcast
        4 – Practice of Mindfulness
Chapter 6:  The Psychology of Meditation
        1 – Psychological Pressures
        2 – Managing Difficult Situations
        3 – Purity of Mind
        4 – Cultivating New Attitudes*                 Guided Meditation: mp3  podcast
Chapter 7:  Meditation for Emotional Growth
        1 – Dealing with Hurt & Resentment*      Guided Meditation: mp3  podcast
        2 – Developing Compassion*                  Guided Meditation: mp3  podcast
        3 – Letting Go: Coping with Grief*
        4 – Widening Your Perspective*
Chapter 8:  Devotional Meditation
        1 – Meditation on Ishwara*
        2 – Symbolism and Imagery*
        3 – Ishwara’s Divine Presence
Chapter 9:  Going Deeper: Advanced Techniques
        1 – Samadhi: Goal of Yoga*
        2 – Meditating on the Meditator*
        3 – Vedantic Contemplation*
        4 – Meditation on Brahman*
Chapter 10:  Developing Your Practice
        1 – Overcoming Obstacles
        2 – Building a Thriving Practice
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