AVERILL PARK, N.Y. OCTOBER 06, 2020 — The American Meditation Institute (AMI) announces that the 2nd annual National Conscience Month will be observed throughout the month of January, 2021. The mission of this observance is to remind and encourage individuals across the nation to practice using their Conscience as a guide in every level of decision making.

Working in partnership with citizens, governments, school systems, faith leaders, non-profits, community organizations and corporations across the United States, National Conscience Month provides every citizen a fresh opportunity to experience the value of using the Conscience as an inspired guide to making better decisions.

We know that in today’s world people are moving very quickly and reacting automatically––rather than making discerning choices. Currently there are few coordinated opportunities for teaching people how to evaluate options or to use their Conscience as a guide in everyday situations. Because of this, we experience dis-ease. We suffer personally and as a culture from ills like addictions, gun violence, chronic and debilitating health conditions, suicide, racism, bigotry, stress, and depression, to name just a few.

The inspiration for National Conscience Month grew out of the Yoga Science “Law of Karma” which states simply that thoughts lead to words, actions and, eventually, to further consequences. This law of cause and effect, embraced by all great scientists, from Sir Isaac Newton to Albert Einstein and today’s quantum physicists, is as true and unavoidable as the Law of Gravity.

According to AMI founder Leonard Perlmutter, “A space satellite launched into orbit has no inner guidance to determine its destiny. You, however, can escape the failings of the culture or your own past mistakes, and can truly thrive in every relationship, simply by letting your Conscience be your guide in thought, word and deed.”

National Conscience Month’s January 2021 campaign is designed to:

  • Remind, educate and raise awareness about the value of using your conscience as a guide to making better decisions.
  • Inspire, build and support a national movement that embraces the role of conscience-driven choices in experiencing more health, happiness and security, as we create more rewarding lives for our families, communities and nation.
  • Encourage well-chosen individual actions through simple experiments that aid in increasing positivity, self-confidence, and self-reliance. It is by our personal experience of its wisdom that we learn to trust and rely on our own Conscience.

According to Dan Millman, philosopher, acclaimed author of “The Way of the Peaceful Warrior,” world champion gymnast and Honorary Spokesperson for National Conscience Month, “Everything you’ll ever need to know is within you; the secrets of the universe are imprinted on the cells of your body.” Our work in every relationship is to remember and employ this treasure.