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Learn more about Passage Meditation, the Mantram, and the Eight Points
Passage meditation, developed by Eknath Easwaran, is a practical and effective way to train your mind and find a more fulfilling life. With a regular practice, you’ll find greater peace and calm, and the ability to make positive changes in your daily life.
The mantram is a practical, effective way to steady your mind throughout the day or night. You can find everything you need here to learn about what a mantram is, how it works, and how you can get started so you can see the benefits in your own life.
The Eight-Point Program of Passage Meditation
Easwaran developed an eight-point program of passage meditation so we can lead the spiritual life and make our contribution, right in the midst of our homes, workplaces, and communities.
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Stories from the Worldwide BMCM Community
Meditation and Meaning in Work
Susheelkumar in Bangalore, India, describes how he established a daily passage meditation practice, and the results he's seen in his personal and work life.
The Mantram as a Tool for Transformation
Chris in New Mexico shares how she used the mantram to stay kind in a difficult working relationship.
It Takes Work but It's Worth It
LB, living in Chattanooga, Tennessee, shares his reflections on the effort required to maintain a regular passage meditation practice, and the benefits it brings.
The Prayer of Saint Francis
This is an ideal passage for anyone beginning a meditation practice. It embodies the transformation and spiritual wisdom of this great saint.
Inspiration from Easwaran
Invitation to a Journey
Easwaran tells the story of Humphrey the whale and presents the spiritual life as a great adventure, encouraging us to put full effort into our meditation practice.
Building the Will
Everything in life, everything in spiritual growth, Easwaran says, depends on strengthening the will. In this article he gives a number of small, practical steps showing where we can start.
Instructions in Meditation From the Gita
In this six-minute video clip, Easwaran draws on verses from the Bhagavad Gita to present his instructions in meditation. When the mind is stilled, we will discover the divine spark within us.