May You Always Abide In The Light Of Truth.          

-David Browning                        






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The Samadhi Retreat & Meditation Center; Center Of Source Consciousness, Samadhi Monastery is dedicated to providing an atmosphere conducive for members and guests to have the direct mystical experience of God-Awareness.  

Free your mind at Samadhi Retreat & Meditation Center non-profit benefiting Eastern Religion at Boyd Unit TDCJ Teague Texas Prison SystemYour Donations At Work:

Samadhi Prison Ministry

Your donations benefit the Eastern Religion sanga/satsang. Every Friday we hold a two-hour Satsang (spiritual oneness gathering) for the Hindu and Buddhist monks at the Boyd Unit, TDCJ (Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice), in Teague Texas. We always do a meditation practice that is designed to lead to the experience of samadhi which can lead to the source experience. We also have a discourse, instruction in source awareness, and discuss topics from our book: The Mystic's Guide To Enlightenment which was designed just for this prison ministry but is available to free everyone's mind. All expenses for this ministry are provided for by your generous donations. See more about the Samadhi Prison Ministry here >>

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Samadhi Silent Retreats

The Samadhi Retreat Monastery also provides a safe atmosphere for spiritual seekers to recognize and experience Samadhi and Source Experiences at our Samadhi Silent RetreatsWith the help of generous donations, we are able to keep our retreats as affordable as possible to accommodate the people who want this experience the most. These retreats are unlike any other. David Browning is uniquely able to facilitate an environment that is ripe and conducive for the state of Samadhi which is the gateway for enlightened consciousness.

We welcome your donations, and your purchase of our Mystic's Guide, Malas, and Silent Retreats which help to provide programs that lead to abiding in the enlightened mind while benefiting YOU at the same time! Every $10 donation delivers books to inmates who really want to free their minds from a self-imposed prison. 

I have discovered the power and beauty of bliss. In fact, in discovering how to be free anywhere and putting it in the perspective of freedom being a ‘mental state of being’, I’m not really looking forward to being paroled. This is the best place, the best circumstance I could put myself in to get a handle on identifying and eradicating all attachment. I want to show my utmost gratitude and respect to you both for your dedication of time and travel and stress that is created by your generosity. Your wisdom and instruction is much appreciated by all of us and I can’t begin to describe how precious and valued group meditation is in this place. Just to be still and quiet during the day is healing let alone the Samadhi that comes with it. As always, I look forward to every Friday. --Douglas O., Boyd Unit, TDCJ, Prison Ministry

The Mystic's Guide To Enlightenment, created for the Boyd Unit Inmates TDCJ108 Enlightenment Mala: Proceeds benefit the non-profit Samadhi Retreat & Meditation CenterSilent Retreats at the Samadhi Retreat & Meditation Center. Discover that you are the Source

The Inspired Teachings

The inspired teachings of this monastic organization are based on the Mystic 7 Source Principles which are centered on the seven common experiences that every enlightened master, mystic, and sage realizes in the process of attaining God-Awareness. The Mystic 7 teachings are the seven mystical revelations directly experienced by David Browning during his awakening and have also been acclaimed throughout history in mystical texts and doctrines. These include The Yoga Vasistha, Bhagavad Gita, Ashtavakra Gita, Avadhuta Gita, Advaita Vedanta, The Teachings of Bodhidharma, Tao Te Ching, Henosis, Ajativada, & Anutpada.

The Mystic 7 is not a religion, a philosophy, or a spiritual movement. The Mystic 7 are seven keys to abiding in the enlightened mind through the realization of truth and releasing delusion. These seven keys point to the truth which is revealed through Samadhi and Source Experiences and reinforced through Self-Inquiry.

MYSTICISM: 1. belief in direct experience of transcendent reality or God, 2. spirituality aimed at achieving direct intuitive experience of the divine, 3. a theology based on direct mystical communion with an ultimate reality

MYSTIC'S CREED: Maha-Mysticism Creed
Mystic 7 Keys To Enlightenment

  • KEY #1 There is a Source, also known as God, Buddha, Allah, and Brahman. The Source is everything. I am the Source. There are no individuals, only Source.
  • KEY #2: The Source is eternal. Everything is eternal. I am eternal. No thing can be born nor die. Everything has always existed and will always exist.
  • KEY #3: The Source is infinite. Everything is infinite. I am infinite. There are no boundaries and the variations of existence are limitless.
  • KEY #4: The Source is unity. Everything is unity. I am unity. There is no separation. There are no divisions. There is only Oneness
  • KEY #5: The Source is nothingness. Everything is nothingness. I am nothingness. In the state of nothingness, even the Oneness disappears. 
  • KEY #6: The Source can be neither affirmed nor negated. Things can be neither affirmed nor negated. I can be neither affirmed nor negated. Being neither-nothing-nor-something, all concepts and words lose their meaning.
  • KEY #7: The Source has no essential nature. Things have no essential nature. I have no essential nature. Being every-thing-and-no-thing, the Source, and everything, and I, cannot be defined. 

PURPOSE OF MONASTERY ORGANIZATION: Samadhi Retreat & Meditation Center, Center of Source Consciousness, Mystic 7

  • To develop and facilitate meditations and practices that lead to Samadhi and direct personal Source Experiences;
  • To present the Mystic 7 Source Principles consistent with the seven direct Source Experiences common to awakening into self-realized God Awareness;

  • To teach the Mystic 7 Self-Inquiry methods that are integral to dispelling pervasive delusions which leads to increasing self-realized God Awareness;

  • To facilitate the expansion of Self-Inquiry into daily practice, leading to the extended personal experience of self-realized God Awareness;

  • To provide a safe and nurturing Meditation Center for full-time and part-time students that encourages their blossoming into self-realized God Awareness;

  • To engage in such religious, educational, charitable, and benevolent work as the constitution and bylaws of this organization may determine;

  • To own and maintain such property, buildings, and equipment as may be required to carry out the above-stated purpose. 


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