When our beliefs are challenged

Imagine Clarity is designed to support your journey of discovering the mind and its potential. The team often receives detailed practice-related questions, and we are happy to provide carefully considered answers. We will start to highlight some Q&A that might interest you!

Today's question is: How should we respond when we are faced with information that challenges our beliefs, our understanding of reality, or our vision of the world?

Both our beginner and more advanced courses aim to support you with foresight in the face of such challenges. First through reflections and meditations and then exploring deeper insight; deeper levels of inner experience. 
Beginner Friendly
Challenges to our everyday assumptions are considered in Knowing Yourself to Know the World, especially in the practice of Beliefs. The course is part of a month long and comprehensive Meditate Day by Day program where you learn mindfulness methods for approaching all kinds of situations, even the most difficult ones.
More Experienced Meditators 
One may expand on that with Deeper Insight reflections on how to cultivate vipaśyanā into the nature of the mind and world. 
Deeper insights are gained first through detailed analysis of consciousness, then through inner experience.
There are many forms of vipaśyanā or insight meditation. A classical one is the four foundations, or four pillars of mindfulness (known as satipaṭṭhāna in the Pali language). It is to gradually become mindful of our body, our sensations, the workings of the mind, and phenomena at large. Continuity for your reflections and practice in the deeper end of the pool is offered with the complete meditation courses  The Four Foundations of Mindfulness and its older cousin, Four Applications of Mindfulness.  You are invited to explore these four pillars step by step to explore each theme at your own pace. The aim is that you enter into the experience of insight again and again, saturating the mind on the path of discovery. 
What is the nature of the phenomena we call the mind and what populates its domain? Probing closely into the mental space, so central to our very existence, is the close application of mindfulness of the mind.

Thank you so much for all your kind messages.

We sometimes get very detailed and beautiful descriptions of how Imagine Clarity can help reconnect with one's inner resources.
Dear friends, I would like to share with you my crush for the Imagine Clarity app. Twenty years ago, I began a meditation workshop in the desert with 32 meditators around spiritual master Father Philippe Maillard. My goal: to live better. This experience led me to write the book "The Butterflies of the Desert" which is actually the diary of this quest. Since then, I practice solitude - with or without the support of video or audio, or app - but my feeling of satisfaction is mixed as if it lacked a frame, a thread, an orientation, a sense, a light... a guide. Yes, that is it, a guide. Striving to better oneself in a sustainable way in order to live better, and to help others live better, is a colossal challenge where discouragement awaits and can sometimes lead to giving up.

Since I discovered the Imagine Clarity app, things have changed for me. With the support of wise guides, at once demanding and loving... who wonderfully synergize their skills in the service of each one's progress, this undertaking becomes more accessible and very inspiring from the first few days. I saw every exercise, every meditation, every reflection, every article, as a new encounter with myself that activates a mechanism of energy release and inner pacification while gently opening doors and overhead and underground windows which let life do its work within me, breath within me.

With this team of experienced professionals, I felt in good hands, both in confidence and effort. A joyous effort, filled with gratitude, even if the path can be long. The presentation texts of each video or audio are crystal clear and help to memorize the content of the meditations or reflections. In the meditation sessions, the accuracy of the voice, the examples' visually evocative power, the subtlety and depth of each sentence, the balance between speech and silence, everything is carefully weighed to gradually bring about an awakening of consciousness. The photo illustrations are sublime, the layout of the program offers a step by step progression, which leaves the meditator the freedom to come and go from one theme to another, from one guide to another, from one document to another.

To all seekers of meaning, pioneers of inner peace and world peace, pilgrims for a better world to bequeath to future generations, to all those who aspire to an elevation of consciousness, I can only advise with ardour and conviction to dive into this wonderful spiritual odyssey with the Imagine Clarity app. I entered this app as one enters religion: with devotion.
Souad Filal (Psychologist, writer), Morocco.

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