Peace Leads to Happiness

“You’ve got to work on getting happiness”, or “You’ve got to work to make that dream job happen.” I have often heard people say such things, and make other such strong affirmations. Although, they can be empowering and can even help set goals to achieve in one’s life, there’s an underlying assumption that these things are currently non-existent in our lives and that we have somehow got ‘to work’ to make them appear and stay long-term.

In the Spotlight – Zebedee Alby

I meditate because I enjoy being still in a volatile world. I enjoy seeing the connections between the thoughts and feelings that come during meditation. I enjoy the refreshing blankness without thoughts and feelings that come for a few seconds or many minutes of a meditation. I enjoy dipping for 30 minutes into the Eternal Stream, always accessible but unseen.

In the Spotlight: two Heartfulness meditators

We asked two Heartfulness meditators to reflect on what they gain from practising Heartfulness. Bhupinder Pal Singh began Heartfulness meditation in 2000, and Alka Patel in 2006. Why do you meditate? Bhupinder:  When I started meditation, my aim was to improve my interpersonal skills… now the reason is totally different. The main reason to meditate Read more about In the Spotlight: two Heartfulness meditators[…]