This guided meditation on “Expansion of Consciousness” uses an affirmation from Paramahansa Yogananda’s book “Metaphysical Meditations.” Through simple scientific methods of meditation and affirmation, you can learn the way to expand your consciousness beyond matter and mind, transcending all physical and mental limitations to experience the endless bliss residing within your soul. Before you begin your meditation, it is important to find a quiet peaceful place where you can be secluded and undisturbed for the duration of the meditation. You may choose to sit on a straight chair or cross-legged on a firm surface. To sit in the correct meditation posture, make sure that your spine is held straight, the chin parallel to the floor, and the body still and relaxed. Close your eyes and gently lift your gaze upward, without straining, to the point between the eyebrows—the seat of concentration, and of the spiritual eye, or divine perception. Leave aside all thoughts of the world and bring the attention within, remembering to keep your gaze focused at the spiritual eye. Let go of all cares and concerns and feel the peace within.
To learn more about the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda, visit our website: www.yogananda.org
To enroll for Paramahansa Yogananda’s home study course on the science of meditation, the Self-Realization Fellowship Lessons, visit www.srflessons.org
To learn more about the science of healing body and mind through affirmations, we invite to you to read Paramahansa Yoganananda’s “Metaphysical Meditation” or his “Scientific Healing Affirmations,” both available from www.srfbooks.org
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