The Remembrance is a Sufi devotional practice that involves calling the Name of the Divine into your heart.

It’s kind of like transcendental meditation, except instead of emptying your mind, you fill up your heart.

I learned it from Mark Silver, and the Remembrance became my daily spiritual practice after I took Mark up on his Remembrance Challenge.

Here’s an MP3 of me leading a guided Remembrance if you’d like to try it and see how it feels to your heart.

Click to listen, right-click and select “Save as…” to download.

Guided Remembrance MP3 (5:43)

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