Shiva Meditation Course

Happy For No Good Reason

In-person or online

Designed by a meditation master

This course was created by Swami Shankarananda, a world-renowned meditation master, who has been teaching meditation for over 50 years. Based on Swamiji’s best-selling book, Happy for No Good Reason, the course is designed to teach the foundational Shiva Meditation techniques.

Swamiji says that having a regular meditation practice is essential for everyone on the spiritual path. So whether you are new to meditation or are looking to deepen your existing practice, this course offers both practical and philosophical meditation resources.

Find your practice

4 Key Techniques

The key to meditation is finding what works for you. In each weekly meditation class you will learn a new technique, providing you with a range of practices to choose from. Each technique is imbued with the power of the Shiva School lineage. These include:

Meditation Related Topics

Learn about working effectively with the mind and emotions; the relationship between the inner world and the outer world; being present; and true empowerment. There will be an opportunity to ask questions and receive advice on establishing your practice.

Complimentary book

Receive a complimentary copy of Happy for No Good Reason, an Australian bestseller and a comprehensive resource of the course material and additional information. 

Free guided meditation audio tracks

Included in the book are 4 audio tracks to accompany your practice. 

1. Self-inquiry (Guided Chakra Meditation)

2. Healing Meditation

3. Japa - Om Namah Shivaya

4. Tamboura

To listen, all you need to do is search for ‘Happy For No Good Reason’ on any music or podcast streaming service. The tracks are available as both free podcasts and audio albums. 

How to take this course

All our teachers are highly qualified and have been personally trained by Swamiji.

Private Sessions

One-on-one over 3 weeks. 90 minute sessions. Arranged to suit your schedule. In person or online via Zoom


Group Course

4-week course. Once a week 7:30pm – 9:00pm. Held at the Mt Eliza Ashram and often taught by Swamiji or Devi Ma. Please check for next scheduled course. Concession price $230.


In Your Home

Host a course for your friends and family (minimum of 6). Melbourne metro only.

Corporate course

We can tailor a meditation course for your staff or colleagues. Melbourne metro only.

Contact The Ashram To Register

The Ashram Mount Eliza
Swami Shankarananda's latest book 'Ganeshpuri Days: Memoirs of a Western Yogi' is now out!