Day 17 of 21 Days Meditation Course
How to Meditate?
Day 17 -- Be Light-hearted & Carefree
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Welcome to Day 17
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There are some who live day to day concerned about not having enough or whatever they feel is necessary for their happiness and security. Their bodies Most likely echo those feelings by sending messages of discomfort in the form of anxiety, worry, or stress. This, however, doesn't have to be. Instead, if we learn to trust the intelligence of the universe and practice living carefree, we can live fearlessly without worry and focus on lack. We can expect only the best and live our lives from a place of true joy. When the mind nourishes the body with carefree thoughts and feelings, the body returns to its natural stage of happiness and calm. And from this place of bliss, you're able to regain the memory of who and what you really are. It’s spiritual being inexplicably interconnected with the creative power of the universe. Reconnecting with your true nature, you cross the invisible boundary between the ego and true self. You begin to feel more light-hearted, finding humor in every day’s circumstances, and laughing more, even at yourself, because you're no longer take yourself so seriously. You handle the unexpected, with calm and ease. And your life becomes free from melodrama.
What if you learn to detach from worry about the future and instead trusted that there is always enough for anything you need or desire. How would it change? Would you feel happier and more carefree? Notice that all these qualities are available to you right in this moment, if you choose them. And in this relaxed and blissful state, there is nothing you lack. All you need is a mat with no exception. Practice living each moment has a calm and light and open heart. And pay attention to how those carefree moments carry with them great abundance and boneless joy. To help you do this. Take some time to reflect on good times, look at old photos play a favorite song, pay your cat, take a leisurely walk, or spend time with someone who warms your heart. Experience the joy of all that you love, including yourself. As a spiritual being, you fear nothing because you know there is nothing to fear and all that truly exists in the world is love.
As we begin our meditation, take a movement to place your attention in your heart and focus on today’s centering thought: I move through my days light-hearted and carefree, knowing all is well. I move through my days light-hearted and carefree, knowing all is well.
Now, let’s begin. Please find a comfortable position, placing your hands lightly in your lap and closing your eyes. In this moment, go within to that place of inner quiet where we experience our connection to the higher self. Let go of all thoughts and begin to observe the inflow and outflow of your breath. With each inhalation and exhalation, allow yourself to become more relaxed, more comfortable, more at peace.
Gently introduce today's Sanskrit mantra, repeating it mentally and allowing it to flow with effortless ease. Sat Chit Ananda [Saht Chit Ah-nuhn-dah]. Sat Chit Ananda [Saht Chit Ah-nuhn-dah]. Existence, consciousness, bliss. (Explanation: This mantra means, “My essential nature is pure existence, pure knowingness, and pure joy and love.”) Sat Chit Ananda [Saht Chit Ah-nuhn-dah].
Whenever you find yourself distracted by thoughts, sensations in your body, or noises in the environment, simply return your attention to mentally repeating the mantra: Sat Chit Ananda [Saht Chit Ah-nuhn-dah]. Please continue with your meditation. I'll mind the time and at the end, you'll hear me ring a soft bell to indicate it's time to release the mantra. Sat Chit Ananda [Saht Chit Ah-nuhn-dah]. Sat Chit Ananda [Saht Chit Ah-nuhn-dah]. (Bell ring) Begin..
(Bell ring) It's time to release the mantra. Please bring your awareness back into your body. Take a moment to rest, inhaling and exhaling slowly and deeply. When you feel ready, gently open your eyes. As you continue with your day, carry the sense of lightheartedness with you, reminding yourself of today's centering thought. I move through my days light-hearted and carefree, knowing all is well. I move through my days light-hearted and carefree, knowing all is well. I move through my days light-hearted and carefree, knowing all is well. Namaste.
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