Clear and consistent training is needed to ensure that we experience the same confirmation experiences as the mystics of all countries.
«Meditation is the state free of attachment to thought movements.»
Every authentic method, school or teaching, first of all, treats the core problem; the „distracted and moved mind“.
For a successful meditation practice, the structure of the „4 Foundations“ is considered to be absolutely important and indispensable, they form the foundation of the practice: „1st Posture“ – „2nd Withdrawal of Feelings and Thoughts“ – „3rd Connection with the Energy“ – „4th One Point Concentration“ (being ‚focused on one point‘). The goal of meditation, however, must be achieved through voluntary commitment and complete dedication. Teachings from authentic traditions and schools therefore demand and promote the development of «will», «intention» and «vitality» for the successful practitioner.
„We are born and live here on earth because of immortality, because it is the basis of all life.“
Meditation can only be understood with a holistic „Philosophy of Immortality“, the one-sided materialistic understanding of the world no longer corresponds to contemporary scientific knowledge and must therefore be overcome. In all written instructions for Yoga, Meditation and Ayurveda is clearly stated, that with these techniques and methods the „Union with God“ – the reconnection with the primordial all-encompassing consciousness – and thus at the same time „Immortality“ can be attained on all levels.
The art of meditation has been developed in India for thousands of years and we need to incorporate this knowledge and philosophy into our practice of Meditation, Yoga and Ayurveda. If we strive for the same success that the Taoists and „Chan“ masters in China and the „Zen“ masters in Japan have achieved through the adoption and integration of „Dhyana“, the meditation methods of the Indian teachings of yoga, we cannot miss this knowledge. The three words in quotation marks, which are pronounced in a very similar way, show that, except in India, only in China and Japan exists an independent word for „Meditation“, because only in these three countries a meditation culture has been developed. The word meditation is a borrowing from Latin and means meditari „thinking, reflecting, reconsidering“. Meditation was practised in medieval Christianity as meditatio (meditation without an object). This shows that in the West we still lack a correct term as a coherent word for Meditation. But for this purpose, we must study the writings of these traditions. Meditation deepens in clarity beyond the boundaries of body and mind.
If we want to create a peaceful world, I believe that we must urgently bring a meditative culture to blossom in the West, as well as in the East. Meditation requires a responsible approach to all living beings and the whole of creation. Meditation forces us to encounter our dark sides (which Carl Gustav Jung called „shadow“) and transform them into light. The Meditation Handbook „The Secret of the Golden Flower“, is especially qualified for this purpose, because the Chinese Taoists already introduced modern psychoanalytic thinking into their teaching in the 17th century. (Project Meditation)
„Spiritual work is undertaken to enable a person to attain a state of being that is free of the physical plane.“ – „Only under this condition can he begin to experience a unity with higher creative energy in the universe. In order to begin a process, he must be willing to surrender his tensions and illusions, which prevent spiritual evolvement and the experience of deep inner joy. He can then initiate the process of energy transformation.“ – Rudi (Rudrananda) / Albert Rudolph
„Does Matter arise from Spiritual Energy (Consciousness)?“ or „Has Matter created Spiritual Energy (Consciousness)?“
(Natural science experiments have long since proved that consciousness can change matter.)
This first setting of the course determines where our path leads – to a spiritual or materialistic worldview!
So before we embark on the spiritual path, this question must be answered clearly!
The spiritual unity of body (matter) and mind (consciousness and energy) and the primary function of the mind are also reflected in „Hatha Yoga“. – Taking into account the „4 basics“ Hatha Yoga starts with the body postures „Asanas“ (1st „posture“) with the body and leads via breathing techniques „Pranayama“ (3rd „connection with the energy“) to „Pratyahara“ (2nd „To turn inside & draw back the senses“) and thus finally to the alignment of the mind „Dharana“ (4th „One point concentration“) as preparation of the body for the meditation, „Dhyana“ (5th „the first stage of meditation“). – Hatha Yoga, like Taoist Yoga, practices the connection of the body (earthly energy) with the original mind (God/Tao/Heavenly Energy) and thus leads (according to „Hatha Yoga Pradipikâ“ and the „Teachings of the Golden Flower“) to the state of Immortality.
„Death and Immortality in the light of spiritual science“ – Rudolf Steiner
In the growth of forces and in real life we feel our immortality. We live and learn to feel the immortality of the soul by feeling the richness of our soul through an ominous understanding of spiritual science. Spiritual science is the lifeblood of life and, through its understanding, becomes a vital force. To experience and feel immortality as our confidence in life, that is what must originate from spiritual science. Immortality can be experienced already during our life. It exists because the soul of man can already feel it in his body during his life. The soul can experience immortality as its deepest being and its deepest quality, as something substantial, physical that increases the powers. https://www.glomer.com/neuerscheinungen/tod-und-unsterblichkeit-im-lichte-der-geisteswissenschaft/
This life-practical »Meditation Technique of the Golden Flower« leads to effective results within a short time when disciplined and regularly practised.
However, there is no simplified shortcut for meditation and enlightenment. Meditation is a question of discipline and commitment. „Man is not so quick willing to give up his habitual patterns and remains ignorant rather than to tread the path of self-recognition. Many people practice meditation as a kind of spiritual wellness, and are not aware that this decision brings consequences and pain with it.“ – Claude Diolosa
Kepher Haru describes in his call „The spiritual schools are wrong in the basics of meditation“ / https://khepferharu.wordpress.com the conditions of a real meditation and Claude Diolosa deepened this theme with its explanations of the Sermon on the Mount „The Beatitudes“ / http : //medizinbuddha.info/ p = 607? .
Meditation, as taught in the »Golden Flower Meditation«, helps us, to dissolve bad karma
and create good karma through Spiritual Work on a deeper level of meditation.
»The Method of the Golden Flower« is a universal technique for «clearing the mind»
and «attaining higher consciousness».
It’s factual and scientific nature makes it predestined for the »consciousness technique« for our time!
The doctrine of the Golden Flower is based on very old classic Taoist and Buddhist records of meditation and traditions of thousands of years old knowledge of »Yoga« and »Ayurveda«. These methods were long known before our era in many spiritual traditions and early high cultures before Atlantis and belong to a single knowledge transfer from one source, but are forgotten generally from time to time again.
Peter Todesco has adjusted the »Meditation of the Golden Flower« to today’s life and integrates the current teachings
of the today living master’s of »Tao Yoga« and »Kriya Yoga« into the teaching of his practice.
(1) »The Secret Of The Golden Flower« (China 11th/12th century) is the most basic work ever transmitted about meditation. This text (first published in written form in the 17th century) combines in analytical explanation and scientific form all the important insights of Buddhist and Taoist methods for the clarification of the mind, and based on these traditions has developed one of the most fundamental and advanced spiritual methods for the renewal of life energy through our primordial consciousness. This method is directly related to the teachings of Yoga and Ayurveda.
(2) »The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali« (India 2nd century BC) forms the bridge of this ancient knowledge between India and China. Patanjali a „Siddha“ of Kriya Yoga, explains in this classic canon in a few keywords of concentrated wisdom all Meditation Instructions of Yoga. The „Sutras of Patanjali“ link even in the School of Meditation the Indian wisdom with the teachings of the „Golden Flower“ from China.
»The Meditation of the Golden Flower« is suitable for all people to the same extent because it is an absolutely direct way to clear the mind and build vital energy in all areas. It is easy to learn, can be practised anywhere and helps in a short time, to a large degree of self-determination and was therefore always particularly appreciated in difficult times.
»The meditation method of the Golden Flower« with regular practice leads to health, happiness and long life. Meditation can be learned and practised without prior knowledge, of any age, with any constitution, and in every situation in life. Meditation is independent of religion, affiliation or ideology. Real Meditation expands our consciousness for the benefit of all beings.
»Meditation fills our lives with meaning and content!« Through meditation, we connect with our soul, with the spirit which animates what is eternal in us, and is not limited by birth and death. The goal of meditation is to bring about a higher state of consciousness, which affects not only the meditation in the strict sense but the whole way of life of the people involving. A disciplined meditation practice is the best contribution for own peace of mind, and thus to peace in the world.
»The Meditation of the Golden Flower« is a clear and practical guide to spiritual growth and to increase the energy of life. The exact application of this pragmatic and empirical method leads of itself to the verifiable confirmation experiences that help the modern human being as a condition for living a fulfilling and harmonious life.
»The Practice of the Meditation Method of the Golden Flower« is embedded in the context of the »Philosophy of Immortality«. Regular accurate practice connects us with our original immortal spirit and gives us so a new understanding of reality. Simple precise techniques develop increasingly self-healing, regenerating, rejuvenating and life-prolonging effects when used consistently. Meditation leads to lasting happiness and unconditional love.
Peter Todesco has designed this »Meditation Website« as a contemporary and for all comprehensible »Meditation Handbook«. Verify your interest here with the »Short Instruction« or a free »Trial Lesson« with me at the »Course location«. Deepen your meditation practice in weekly workshops and in his Intensive Training »Consciousness and Meditation«.
Meditation is the greatest gift you can give yourself and the world.
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