Dear Members and Friends,

As you know, our Houston Center organizes a meditation service every Thursday evening from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm in the chapel. On the first Thursday of each month, the Thursday meditation service is held from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

We encourage all our members and friends to participate in these weekly Thursday meditations as our Guruji stressed on the numerous benefits attained through the practice of group meditation.

“Why shouldn't you strengthen your own vibrations through fellowship with people seeking Self-realization, and by group meditation with them? This practice will fortify your own spiritual convictions you will find that many seemingly insuperable barriers in your life will crumble and dissolve in the waters of meditation. Your devotion and love for God will commingle with the devotion and love of others. Divine bliss will radiate from you, helping all persons you meet.” 

– Paramahansa Yogananda

In order to encourage more participation in these meditations, the duration of the meditations are now changed to 40-45 minutes with longer periods of reading and chanting. The Thursday meditation is also open, which means people can enter or leave the chapel at any time.

We belive that attending these weekly Thursday meditations would be a great way to prepare yourself for the special guided meditation on Thursday, October 30, which will be led by SRF Monastics - Brother Naradananda and Brahmachari Gordon.

Thank you.

Managing Team
Houston Center