Category Archives: About meditation

Why meditate?

For truth. Meditation brings one to truth of the moment, truth of feelings, and truth of being. In so doing, a practice of meditation also deconstructs the falsities that one projects onto a moment, onto others, and onto oneself. In … Continue reading

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Morning online meditations begin Tues. Dec. 4

It will be a joy to meditate with you again online. We will begin Tuesday, December 4 at the usual time: 9 am ET/ 8 am CT/ 7 am MT. We will meditation Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. There is a … Continue reading

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advancing meditation: Instructions from Patanjali 1

The great rishi, Patanjali, gave meditation instruction long ago. Patanjali’s training is like that of a scientist: sequential, methodical, and based upon direct evidence. As with instructions from the Buddha, if one follows the training in its sequence, meditation will … Continue reading

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Mirror-like Wisdom and meditation training

Mirror-like Wisdom is almost exclusively a Mahayana Buddhist consideration and contemplation. But, for the month of August, the wisdom of mirror and the like-ness of perceived reality will be our focus in advancing meditation training. Today’s introduction to the meditation … Continue reading

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Maitreya 3

“When one has focused the mind on the objective, one should not let its continuity waiver.” What objective is Maitreya speaking of in verse XIV. 11 of the Mahayanasutralamkara? Any virtuous objective. Maitreya is not referring specifically to meditation training, … Continue reading

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