Meditation on the Forefront in Calgary

Posted by Justin Havre on Tuesday, April 9th, 2013 at 9:27am.

Coming April 21st from 9am to 12pm, I Meditate Calgary will provide a gathering place for 1,000 people to meditate together at the BMO Centre in the Palomino Room. This is an event to symbolize the need for a stress-free and violence-free society. By meditating, you can relax your mind and re-energize through breathing. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will lead the event, along with a few others coming up in the Calgary area, including:

  • The Advanced Kriya on April 16th and 20th
  • The SEED Event on April 20th
  • The Art of Silence on April 16th and 20th

Those interested in becoming a part of the movement can attend the launch event on April 21st. Tickets for the event are $65 and you must be at least 14 years of age. This event will kick off the movement with a unique opportunity to experience a powerful type of meditation and a new way to live.

If you want to attend more than just the launch event, tickets are offered per event or you can buy a package. Tickets for The Art of Silence and The Advanced Kriya are $575. If you want to attend the SEED Event, the all-day pass is $120 or you can just attend the keynote speech by Sri Sri for $75. Ticket packages are available and provide a discount on all the events or whichever you choose to attend.

After attending the launch event for "I Meditate Calgary", many classes will be offered throughout the coming week. Here's a list of venues for the free meditation classes you can attend.

  • Mountain Equipment Co-op, MEC Calgary - April 25th at 6pm
  • The Genesis Centre of Community Wellness - April 29th at 6:30pm
  • Self Connection, Montgomery Place - April 30th at 6:30pm
  • The Art of Living Centre - May 1st at 6:30pm

These classes are all free and will continue through the end of July. You can also take advantage of the free guided meditations online ranging from 14 minutes to just over a half-hour in length including, the Hara Meditation, Guided Meditation and A Half an Hour Deep Retreat. All of these feature Sri Sri Ravi Shankar as your guide.

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