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ECK Light and Sound Service: How to take the next step to spiritual freedom
January 13, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm
You and your friends are warmly invited to join us at this ECK Light and Sound Service.
Service Theme: How to take the next step to spiritual freedom
“The Steps to Spiritual Freedom are these:
1. learn to love yourself, 2. learn to love others (human love),
and 3. this will open your heart to love for God.
That is the key to spiritual freedom.”
– from “Youth ask a Modern Prophet about Life, Love, and God” p.169 by Harold Klemp.
More About the service: The ECK Light and Sound Service begins with an introduction to the day’s spiritual topic. This may include a brief talk by the ECK cleric leading the service, a guest speaker, or a panel.
A reading drawn from the written works of Eckankar is always presented.The reading is followed by a HU Chant and a period of silent contemplation.
HU is an ancient name for God. It is pronounced “hue” and is sung in a long, drawn out way – Huuuuuuuuuuu. HU opens the singer’s heart to the heart of God and helps open the singer’s spiritual eyes and ears to the presence of Holy Spirit, both within and in everyday life. The HU Chant is followed by a silent contemplation to engage Holy Spirit in the secret chambers of your heart.
An open discussion on the day’s topic follows the contemplation. The focus is on sharing with each other our personal experiences of Holy Spirit at work in our lives. This spiritual discussion helps everyone gain a deeper insight through sharing the knowing that comes with direct experience. “Holy Spirit” is known in the teachings of Eckankar as “the ECK,” “the Light and Sound of God,” or “the Voice of God.
Light refreshments are served after the service.
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