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Carlow Mandala Yoga Studio


Silent Meditation



Wednesdays 4.50 pm

Awakening the Power of the Heart


Meditation not only quiets your mind, it also expands your capacity for compassion.

There is a center in the body where love and spirit are joined, and that center is heart. It is your heart that aches or fills with love, that feels compassion and trust, and that seems empty or overflowing. Within the heart is a subtler center that experiences spirit, but you can’t feel spirit as an emotion or physical sensation.


How to meditate on the heart?


Group Session:


Begin by sitting in a comfortable position and close your eyes.We ca sit on the chair or on the floor with back supported against the wall.  For just this moment, let go of your thoughts and the outside world. Focus your attention on your spiritual heart center, in the middle of your chest, and be aware of your heart as a space.

The heart center is a point of awareness where feelings enter. In its essence, the heart is pure emptiness, pervaded by peace and a subtle light. But don’t strain to find a light of any kind. All you need to feel is whatever is there.

For the next 30 minutes, sit and listen. Your heart will begin to release emotions, memories, wishes, fears, and dreams long stored inside. As it does, you will find yourself paying attention. Accepting and allowing.

During the meditation your mind will get distracted. It is very natural. Each time when you find yourself drifting away gently come back to the heart space.

If you cannot meditate on the heart space. Start focusig on the natural rhytm of the breath. Follow each inhalation and exhalation. Let the breath relax you.


Meditation at home:


Try to meditate every morning in silence ,sitting with your back straight. Please note that you do not have to meditate for a long time to see the effect of meditation. The key is frequency. Daily meditation for 10 - 15 minutes will affect the way you feel through a day. You nervous system will calm down , you will experience ligtness and deep sense of Peace. When meditating for the first time do not get discouraged by lack of comfort and busy mind, it is very common to feel this way .Ussually after 2nd or 3rd meditation session you become more receptive to the subtle experince of meditation.


To book a space in Wednesday Meditation please call Mick m.085 1680178


This meditation is free of charge.


Please note that this is not guided meditation. This is an open group and we do not belong to any organization.

Free of charge