The Gentle Breath Meditation™ & Discovering my Inner Self

I practised (and subsequently taught) Yoga for many, many years before finding my true inner self – my inner heart – the part of me that is connected to, and one with, God. I did not find this inner self by looking to something or someone outside of me, which I had been doing to no avail for many years. No, the answer was inside me all the time!

I discovered my inner self, this Divine essence inside of me, the first time I practised the Gentle Breath Meditation™. By simply breathing very gently in and out of my nose, I came to a place that I knew was home – my real self.

So now when I lose my self, such as when I am rushing around making myself late by trying to do one more thing, or when I get frustrated with someone or with myself, or when I think too much or talk from my head (mind) – which is still quite often, as I am far from perfect – I simply stop, connect and breathe very gently through my nose.

Sometimes all it takes is two or three breaths and I am back. Sometimes, if I have been rushing around in ‘drive’ mode, or if I am caught up in everything going around and around in my head, it takes a lot longer. And that is OK too as there is always a lesson there for me to learn.

There are times when I find I can’t connect back to myself using the Gentle Breath Meditation™ … so then I might go for a very gentle walk, appreciating nature all around me, until I am walking again with my self. And if I still can’t connect, I will read a story or a book that inspires me, such as Serge Benhayon’s “Open Letter to Humanity”.

Developing my inner self has not always been a gentle unfolding for me – it is a work in progress, lovingly so – but if I hold myself absolute in my knowing that my essence is Divine, as a son of God, it is like the breeze upon still water… forever expanding…

I am continually inspired by Serge Benhayon and the students of Universal Medicine.

By Anne Scott, Accredited Yoga Teacher, Exercise Instructor, Mediator and Facilitator and Esoteric Healing Practitioner, Auckland, New Zealand

Further Reading:
Using the Gentle Breath Meditation To Develop Conscious Presence
Supporting the Elderly… and The Ripple Effect
Meditation – And No More Numb Legs!
Blogs About the Gentle Breath Meditation

810 thoughts on “The Gentle Breath Meditation™ & Discovering my Inner Self

    1. So true that enlightenment isn’t about getting anywhere, and in fact there is no end goal, as we are constantly deepening, refining, becoming more of who we really are, the more we connect to ourselves through our breathing and our bodies. It’s a process of unfoldment, allowing and accepting.

  1. It’s super supportive to know resources that we can go to if we’re feeling off or not quite right – things that we know help us to re-connect back with a quality that we can say is true to who we really are. I know for me going for a walk can be really helpful, as can just being aware of the way I’m doing things (how my whole body feels), the posture that I’m sitting or standing with, tidying things up or reading one of Serge Benhayon’s books…

  2. The Gentle Breath Meditation is a beautiful and very practical tool to reconnect back to feeling present with our body and to rediscover the true beauty and precious quality of our inner self.

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