Connection Through Meditation
Still Together explores of the ways we feel detached from our lives, goals and relationships, and teaches us how we can begin to reclaim ourselves through mindfulness and meditation.
While technology promises us constant connection, the sad reality is that we feel more disconnected than ever before. Expert teacher Manoj Dias takes us step-by-step through the core teachings of Buddhist meditation and shows how to apply this ancient wisdom to modern life. He provides the tools to help develop your own practice at home using mindfulness exercises and meditations, and shows us why cultivating wisdom is so important.
Still Together will teach you how to apply this learning's to your life, enriching you with a deeper sense of connection to both yourself and the world around you.
About the Author
Since first being introduced to the magic of meditation decades ago and embarking on his own journey to become a teacher, Manoj Dias has helped thousands of people to embrace stillness of mind and body, enabling them to live fearlessly on the path to a happier and more meaningful life. His teaching and practice is informed by Buddhist philosophy, psychology and social justice principles, with an emphasis on promoting diversity and inclusion in the wellness space.
After training under renowned teachers Dr Miles Neale, Channa Dassanayaka and Joe Loizzo, Manoj has based himself between the US and Australia for the past five years, teaching meditation and mindfulness across both continents.
In 2015 he founded A-SPACE, Australia’s first drop-in meditation studio, in Melbourne, and in 2020 he became the co-founder of Open, a California-based wellness platform incorporating meditation, movement, music, sound healing and breathwork. He is also the co-founder of the Australian/New Zealand arm of EVRYMAN, a men’s emotional intelligence movement; Australia’s first global ambassador for international wellness apparel company Lululemon; and is among the most sought-after teachers and public speakers in the world.
Manoj's proudest achievement of all is his daughter, Taylah.
‘Still Together is the exact medicine that we need in these times of great change. Whoever takes this book to heart will experience a profound transformation.’
Yung Pueblo, author of Inward
‘One of the clearest books on meditation, and our growing need for connection, that I have come into contact with. Still Together is like freshwater, a joy, a needed breath.’
Yrsa Daley-Ward, author of Bone
‘Manoj Dias has written the book for the world we live in. Full of Buddhist wisdom, hope, and humour, this book will cheer you up and open your heart.’
Lodro Rinzler, author of The Buddha Walks Into a Bar
‘Still Together offers fresh, brave and fierce guidance and we will all find more connection and fulfilment by reading this book.’
Sebene Selassie, author You Belong: A Call for Connection
‘Every generation sees a new leader emerge to convey a timeless message. Manoj is that teacher for our time.’
Dr. Miles Neale, Buddhist psychotherapist and author of Gradual Awakening