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A Shared State of Mind

‘1 Giant Mind’ to Hold Second Mass Meditation in Bali on Sunday, June 10, 2012 as Part of a Worldwide Moment of Thoughtful Contemplation


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(5/18/2012)

1 Giant Mind – a non-profit global research and educational organization will organize a 2nd Annual Worldwide Meditation Event on Sunday, June 10, 2012 at 5:00 pm on the beach in front of the Petitenget temple in Seminyak.

The organizers have committed to coordinating the largest global meditative experiences in human history of “eyes closed silence.” Aiming to generate 100 million people meditating in various locations around the world '1 Giant Mind' will test their hypothesis that the effects of mass meditation on individuals and society can be scientifically measured. To that end, '1 Giant Mind' have gathered together a group of leading scientific researchers to conduct experiments in multiple locations on a scale never before attempted in order to measure and document the empirical outcomes of a global meditative moment.

According to those organizing the event “Eyes Closed Silence (ECS)” encompasses any mental process, including common meditation, prayer, observance of the breath, and contemplation that induces a set of integrated psycho-physiological changes termed as the ‘relaxation response’.

In the world of the co-founder of '1 Giant Mind,' Gary Gorrow: "Leading scientific research has demonstrated that every human being generates a 'thought force'. When a large group of people collectively meditates the thought force becomes unified, creating a wonderfully uplifting and positive effect within and beyond the group. The experience of being in the company of thousands of other meditating minds is something you should experience at least once in this lifetime, but so few actually have the opportunity to do so until now.“

The first Bali experiment, held in September 2011, united local Balinese, expats and tourists in a profound experience of silence that generated, according to those who participated, a palpable effect.

Jonni Pollard, co-founder of the movement, seeks to have the meditative gathering become a permanent part on the Bali calendar.

Similar events have been organized in Sydney and Newcastle in Australia and upcoming events are planned in Los Angeles, New York and again in Sydney.

This year’s Bali event will be held in collaboration with local ‘Bali Usada’ meditation teacher and renowned healer Merta Ada who played a key role in the inaugural meditative event. Teaching meditation at retreats for both locals and foreigners, Merta Ada assists in bringing together Bali’s religious and spiritual leaders, local dignitaries and members of the wider Balinese community to participate in the shared experience on a Balinese beach.

Directors of organizers Vigour and Soul Sanctuaries, and students of Merta Ada’s have joined forces in '1 Giant Mind' to bring the Bali event back for a second time.

Joanne McFarlane of Soul Sanctuaries, said: “I’ve always loved to meditate within a group environment. I drop into a deeper meditation quicker and with less of a ‘monkey mind’ than my regular solo meditations. Last year at this event there were tourists who just happened to be walking along the beach that joined in and meditated for the first time ever and thought it was awesome. Now that’s powerful!”

Expecting over a thousand participants, this year’s event will begin at 5:00 pm with a musical performance followed by introductions in both English and Indonesian. ‘Eyes Closed Silence’ will then begin, followed by a question and answer session.

1 Giant Mind
2nd Annual Worldwide Meditation Event
Eyes Closed Silence

Beachfront directly in front of Petitenget Hindu Temple in Seminyak, Bali,
 
Sunday, June 10, 2012
5:00 pm
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