“Imagination is more important than knowledge.” -Albert Einstein
Creative meditation is recognized as a scientific process for training the mind in becoming the searchlight to the soul. This form of meditation employs visualization and a seed thought. It is a method for developing the creative imagination, which is the highest aspect of our emotional and feeling nature. The higher quality of aspiration, rather than the lower nature of desire is also strengthened through the process of this meditative alignment. It is as Jung and Einstein observed, that we have to seek a different (higher) level for perceiving and solving problems manifesting on a lower level.
Creative meditation uses the steps of reception/impression, recognition, followed by creation/action. Dr. Roberto Assagioli, architect of “Psycho-synthesis,” and a disciple of the Tibetan Master Djwhal Khul, says “Meditation can be creative because it is ‘inner action.’ A contrast is sometimes made between meditation and action, but this is erroneous. The mastery and application of psychological and spiritual energies are actions…” (p. 228, The Act of Will), restating the Raja Yoga axiom “energy follows thought.”