'Meditation' Chapter

Meditation

Mediation is a rather foundational practice for getting to know the mind. And by mind I mean the whole thing, including the environment it arises in.

Meditation can also be an invaluable guide in seeing, and allowing informed choices about your life’s manifestation. In meditation there can be silence, and yet revelation occurs. The original students of Christ speak of going into silence. Which funny how that gets ignored by orthodox Christianity, and yet the church would paint a picture of the apostles lecturing and praying and doing nothing else. I suspect their prayer practices differed. They were likely more akin to mantra meditation or recitation of the sutras than modern ‘please god to do them favours‘.

“Meditation brings wisdom; lack of mediation leaves ignorance. Know well what leads you forward and what hold you back, and choose the path that leads to wisdom.” Buddha

Meditation Practice

How often should we practice meditation? When you feel a lack of peace, return to center. When mind controls you, return to center. When you don’t know what you feel or what to do, return to center. How often are… Seek More

What is Meditation?

What exactly is meditation? There are many definitions. Meditation isn’t an action. That is the tricky thing. Meditation is a settling. A disengagement from action. The techniques are for stilling the mind. We seek to meditate not so much to… Seek More

A Look at Morality

I have been accused of being amoral because I can view action in that way, mine and others. But if you judge, can you also be compassionate? Mercy matters, but can you show mercy if your actions or those of… Seek More

Relationship with Religion

Can people have a healthy relationship with religion? Yes, they can. The word religion comes from the latin word “religio” meaning a body of practices. Religion is like meditation. It’s the social aspect of factionalism. It is false identification (to… Seek More

Your Life

Meditation is not something you can achieve. Meditation is when you sit and allow yourself to be where you are, and maybe not do anything in that moment. Even if your mind is spinning, just realizing that your mind is… Seek More