“Adelaide Meditation acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work”. © 2018 by Adelaide Meditation Studio. Based in Norwood, South Australia.

“to be still brings peace – and it brings understanding”

(Miriam Rose Ungunmerr-Baumann)

ABOUT OUR STUDIO

Based in Norwood, Adelaide Meditation Studio specialises in Vedic Meditation. This form of meditation originated from Eastern traditions, and its benefits are acknowledged by Western science. Vedic Meditation comes from the Vedas, the ancient body of knowledge from India. The Veda is the source of yoga, meditation, and Ayurvedic medicine.

 

The Vedic meditation method of “least effort” is described in Sanskrit as “nishkam karma yoga”. This method was designed to allow ordinary people to transcend their meditation practice in order for the mind to rest. 

This natural meditation style is neither spiritual, religious or mystical. It does not require any prior spiritual or religious beliefs.

 

In Vedic meditation, nothing is done other than allowing the mind to follow its preference into stillness.  Effort means control and its use in meditation takes away from our most natural ability to rest.  Vedic meditation shows how to let the mind settle down by its own natural tendency.

“When you rest the mind in Vedic meditation you do not have to individually cultivate honesty and discipline, focus and compassion.  The direct practice of stillness brings all that.”

Swami Sarvapriyananda

 

Clients can be assured of evidence-based practices and adequate support, given that the teacher is a registered Psychologist, registered with Meditation Australia, and has been continually engaged in meditation and yoga practices for the past 15 years . 

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The Adelaide Meditation Studio acknowledges that we live and work on Kaurna Country; the Land and Waters of the Kaurna Traditional Custodians, who are Keepers of the Law/Lore, Knowledges and Practices. We also acknowledge the Kaurna neighbours; Peramangk, Ngarrindjeri, Ramindjeri, Narangga, Nukuna, Ngadjuri and Nganguraku peoples.

We respect the Kaurna Elders past and present, and the cultural heritages, customs and beliefs of all First Nation People. We acknowledge the work of the Ancestors and honour this way of Being in our daily life practices. We are respectful of First Nation Leaders and emerging Leaders.

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