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  • medit8ionsociety
    Dec 17, 2012
      Yo Douglas,
      I agree about TM being needlessly costly economically,
      but have no doubt it can be beneficial in many other ways.
      I know they may be in another part of Virginia, but I suggest
      considering checking out one of the certified Integral Yoga
      teachers for meditation lessons. The VA ones can be found here:


      I may not be able to direct you to a specific teacher, but I do
      know that they were taught meditation as shared by one of the
      greatest meditation masters ever - Swami Satchidananda, whose
      Words of Wisdom have been posted here many times.

      Similarly, my wife and I have been to Yogaville many times
      and every time it has exceeded our expectations, and know
      first hand that the experiences we had there are beneficial
      and ever-after available to everyone who actually uses them.
      BTW, Yogaville itself is one of the most serene and beautiful
      places anywhere. There is no cult-like or religious obligation
      type pressure....just a sharing of wisdom as was taught by
      Swami Satchidananda. It would be well worth your going there
      for a class or perhaps a Saturday night Satsang.

      In any event, I wish you well in you quest to fill with meditative
      knowledge. It's the best thing you can do for your Self.

      Peace and blessings,

      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, Douglas Darling <douglasedarling@...> wrote:
      > Virginia Piedmont 45 miles West/South of DC. DD
      > On Sat, Dec 15, 2012 at 8:34 AM, Michele Mitchell <mcmitch05@...>wrote:
      > > **
      > >
      > >
      > > ** Have you thought about a class? What area do you live in?
      > > Sent on the Sprint(R) Now Network from my BlackBerry(R)
      > > ------------------------------
      > > *From: * "douglasedarling" <douglasedarling@...>
      > > *Sender: * meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com
      > > *Date: *Sat, 15 Dec 2012 12:40:54 -0000
      > > *To: *<meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com>
      > > *ReplyTo: * meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com
      > > *Subject: *[Meditation Society of America] Getting started
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I would greatly appreciate advice on getting off on right foot in this
      > > meditation stuff. I have been to one lecture where the primary aim was to
      > > pick my pocket. A friend who is a yoga instructor has offered to work with
      > > me on initial TM techniques. What to do, what to do? DD
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > --
      > Douglas E. Darling
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