Universal Prime Energy

Lesson Objective: Understand the significant relationship between Universal Prime Energy and us.

Divine Principle Reading

God, the Creator of all things, is the absolute reality, eternal, self-existent and transcendent of time and space. The fundamental energy of God’s being is also eternal, self-existent and absolute. It is the origin of all energies and forces that allow created beings to exist. We call this fundamental energy universal prime energy.

Activity: Let The Force Be With You

1. To introduce Universal Prime Energy watch these clip from Star Wars:

2. Explain: Universal Prime Energy is kind of like “The Force.”

Obi Wan says: 

  • UPE gives us power
  • UPE is an energy field created by all living things
  • UPE Connects & Penetrates Us
  • UPE Binds the galaxy together

Yoda says:

  • UPE’s energy surrounds us and binds us
  • Luminous beings are we, not this crude matter
  • UPE is my ally, and a powerful ally it is
  • You must feel UPE around you
  • UPE is everywhere

3. Discuss:

  • What is one way you feel empowered or have felt empowered by God in your life?
  • How do you sense or see God’s Universal Prime Energy in the universe?

Concluding Point: God’s Universal Prime Energy moves in all of us and creation.

Activity: Get in Touch with UPE

Choose one or more of the following activities to practice getting in touch with UPE.

1. Outside Meditation: 

  • Go to a quiet place outside and practice this meditation together.
  • Breathe in and say “I’m alive.”
  • Breathe out and say “Thank You.”
  • Focus on breathing and feeling God’s presence
  • Focus on sensing God’s Universal Prime Energy in all things around you
  • Let God’s love and energy engulf you
  • Spend several minutes meditating in silence together.


  • What insight did you have while meditating today?
  • How did you sense God and his energy most?

2. Tai Chi

  • Explain: Tai Chi is all about moving the supreme energy force through fluid movements. Its aim is to focus the circulation of “chi” within the body.
  • Watch and practice with this video together: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4VNw8tM7MYE

3. Yoga

Concluding Point: God’s Universal Prime Energy is everywhere and in everything, it is what allows us to experience the breeze, sunlight and joy! We can practice harnessing God’s energy through many activities: meditation, tai chi, yoga, etc. These are all about centering one’s internal energy; centering God’s Universal Prime Energy.

section-twoManish Saluja