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Meditation: letting go, letting in

Vipashyana/vipassana is vital to a human being. Without it, all one has is stories and advertisements, preferences and fears, and one’s life lived like a video game. Through “looking correctly,” one begins to perceive through stories and projections, disregard the … Continue reading

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Meditation: things as they are

Seeing correctly includes seeing things as they are. Vipashyana is like everything: multi-faceted and multi-layered. We are that too, as is perception, reality, every being, event, and circumstance. The joy that vipashyana offers is discovery of the more. Eventually, all … Continue reading

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Meditation: impartial like the sky

The sky pays no attention to the features of bird or plane, rain drop or snowflake, butterfly or autumn leaf dropping. The space that the leaf falls through is neutral to the leaf. The leaf is without characteristics to the … Continue reading

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Meditation: looking correctly

We’ve talked about vipashyana/vipassana before, but let’s once again engage this vast topic, its application in life, and the freeing that results from doing so. Vipashyana is an ancient meditation technique. It is found in all ancient Indian texts in … Continue reading

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Meditation: layers of instruction and insight

Milarepa is one of many enlightened human beings to have shared instructions with those who requested it. He is also one who always responded in song and verse. Rumi did similar – maybe without the melody – and one can … Continue reading

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