Meditate with Pride

Hello Meditation friends, The Pride Parade and Festival are happening this coming Sunday (July 9) in downtown Victoria.  A few of us who have been meeting for meditation this summer will host a Meditation Circle on the lawn of MacDonald Park, in James Bay, site of the Pride Festival (MAP), from 1-5pm.  The Parade will start from Centennial … Continue reading Meditate with Pride

Contemplative Society

The Contemplative Society is an inclusive non-profit association that encourages a deepening of contemplative prayer based in the Christian Wisdom tradition while also welcoming and being supportive of other meditation traditions. We offer a consistent and balanced path for spiritual growth and transformation rooted in prayer, silence, mindful work, and in the 1500-year-old wisdom of … Continue reading Contemplative Society

Learn to Meditate

Mondays and Thursdays 4:30 - 5:15pm UVic Interfaith Chapel Meditation is a simple spiritual practice that helps in: Reducing Stress Developing inner stillness Increasing self awareness Opening the heart and mind to Divine Presence The meditation style uses a simple mantra (prayer word) meditation. At each session there is time for instruction, practice and questions. … Continue reading Learn to Meditate

Centering Prayer

Centering prayer is a popular method of contemplative prayer or Christian meditation, placing a strong emphasis on interior silence. Though most authors trace its roots to the contemplative prayer of the Desert Fathers of early Christian monasticism, to the Lectio Divina tradition of Benedictine monasticism, and to works like The Cloud of Unknowing and the … Continue reading Centering Prayer