Category Archives: About meditation

Meditation: stay with it – simplicity

When The Practice of Living Awareness established itself in my mind, it had twelve steps. I said to myself, “Perfect! One for each of the petals of the heart center.” Over the next couple of years and three excellent meditators … Continue reading

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no online meditation for a week: retreat instead

hi all, No online meditations will be offered Tues-Sat, April 9-13 while I’m away teaching a meditation retreat. Online meditations resume on Tues., April 16. Hope you will meditate on your own for the well-being of all beings. love you, … Continue reading

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Meditation: gift

A meditation practice is a veritable treasure trove. The gifts of meditation have been likened to jewels, wish fulfilling gems, to the sun and its rays, to the ocean and its depths, to the sky, its vastness and unfettered freedom, … Continue reading

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Meditation: present awareness

The masters of meditation tell us to practice, practice, practice. The reason is not so that one gains. Rather, the instruction is to enable the facades that one holds through the day to dissolve. As one master said, “Follow the … Continue reading

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Meditation: like a stone

From the get-go, The Practice of Living Awareness artfully combines the practices of shamatha and vipashyana. That is not announced so that each step can bring some of the richness and fullness of meditation technique and applications of practice to … Continue reading

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