Retreats, Courses & Bi-Weekly Meditation Group


Spring 2022

Divine Stillness – Divine Presence

One day silent retreat via Zoom – date to be announced

In the profound stillness of meditation we come to know the living Presence of the One.  Start the New Year with the Divine!  Give yourself the gift of deep communion and union with the Beloved. This one day silent meditation retreat will be offered via Zoom and it will include silent meditation, chanting, contemplation, walking meditation and more.  Registration is not yet open.   The retreat will begin at 7am and conclude at 7pm.  Group practices via Zoom will be at 7-9am, Noon-2pm, and 5-7pm.  In between times participants will continue on their own doing meditative and contemplative practices given in the retreat.  Fee: Donation to the teacher. People are invited to offer dana, monetary support for the teacher, Lawrence Edwards, via PayPal:  This isn’t a tax-deductible as a charitable donation.

Registration is required by – date to be announced.

Winter/Spring 2022

Winter/Spring 2022 Courses

The Soul’s Journey: Guidance From The Divine Within Sundays – January 16 – February 20, 2022; 4-5pm live via Zoom.  Registration required, closes 1/15/22.

6 Week Live Via Zoom Interactive Course: studying the themes of your soul’s journey through life, the great quest and purpose of your life, and how these relate to Kundalini awakening and unfolding.  The ancient Kundalini tantra tradition provides a symbolic map of the soul’s journey which offers profound insights into our personal journey.  The course is based on the book: The Soul’s Journey: Guidance From The Divine Within by Lawrence Edwards, PhD.

To register email your name and the email address that you use on zoom to: indicating you want to take the course..

Participants need to have the book or purchase it from their favorite bookseller or online at Amazon, though I hope you order it from a local bookseller!

Fee: Donation to the teacher. People offer dana, the Buddhist term for monetary support generously offered to the teacher, Lawrence Edwards. You can do this via PayPal:  If you prefer to pay by another method please email  This isn’t a tax-deductible donation.

Kali’s Bazaar penned by Kalidas – contemplation & meditation

8 Sundays, April 3-May 29, 2022 (except April 17)  Live via Zoom

4-5:30pm ET.  Pre-registration required.  Email to register.
Zoom link given to registered participants.  Space is limited to facilitate discussions, register early. 

Registration fee: Donation to the teacher.  People offer dana, monetary support generously given to the teacher, Lawrence Edwards, via PayPal:  Venmo: @ACMeditation.  For other options for making a donation please email Donations aren’t tax-deductible as a charitable donation.  Registration closes on 4/1/22 or when the course fills.

Lawrence Edwards, PhD leads this live 8 week course, 1.5hr per session, exploring the wisdom gifts contained in the book Kali’s Bazaar penned by Kalidas.  Sessions will include discussions related to sacred poetry, meditation, Kundalini and spiritual development; contemplation; and meditation.

Anam Cara Bi-Weekly Meditation Sessions

Open Meditation:

  • 1st and 3rd Thursday evenings – except major holidays
  • 7:15-8:30pm
  • Live on Zoom!  Click HERE for link.
  • Anam Cara Meditation
  • No registration necessary.
  • Fee: by donation

Everyone is welcome! Led by Lawrence Edwards, PhD, Anam Cara Meditation Founder & Director.  Swatantriya Meditation – the meditation of absolute freedom. This is the form of meditation taught by Lawrence and includes practices from all traditions. Swatantriya Meditation is based on the inner power of Consciousness called Kundalini in the yogic tradition. It embraces and empowers all meditation techniques to take you beyond the confines of the ordinary mind. We offer an ongoing nondenominational meditation class that meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday evenings of the month, except for holidays. People can come as frequently as they like. There’s no need to sign up for a series of sessions. We offer these meditation sessions to support people in their ongoing meditation practices. Enjoy! Fee: All donations gratefully accepted ($20 suggested donation per session). Donate via PayPal: . Donations are not tax deductible. Beginners are welcome, along with experienced meditators. A wide variety of techniques and practices are taught, including chanting, mantra and mindfulness meditation.