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No online meditations this week. Sorry.

hi all, I’m traveling and thought I might be able to manage online meditations while doing so. But, that isn’t going to happen. See you next Tuesday, Oct. 4 online. Until then, cultivate loving-kindness with yourself and all others including … Continue reading

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Meditation: prajna, the heart of it

A meditation practice should have a revelatory feature that demonstrates off the cushion most of the time. Because of a focus on the flow of the breath, for example, one begins to experience the push and struggle of when “things” … Continue reading

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Meditation: prajna, dissolving into the heart

If a meditation practice is working for someone, then certain results ensue and are the illustration that that practice is well-suited. Spoiler alert: none of them include a “good meditation,” “peak experience,” or “bliss.” Why would the three just mentioned … Continue reading

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Meditation: prajna, origins

We begin this week and month contemplating qualities intrinsic to being human. Each of them gives rise to or birth myriad other qualities. Before naming the four qualities highlighted for personal contemplation and then meditation, let’s explore the premise of … Continue reading

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Meditation: prajna, intimate, you

In this session, some of this was said spontaneously. Let me repeat it here for those who do not use the podcast. We have learned to notice the usually not noticed incrementally. Now some of our emotions, thoughts, behaviors, and … Continue reading

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