Category Archives: Meditations

advancing meditation: Milarepa’s instruction

Whether from Patanjali, Buddha Shakyamuni, from a yogic master of any country and tradition, or from Milarepa, the instructions for true meditation are essentially to observe and analyze. These two used in union and with diligence will bring a practitioner … Continue reading

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advancing meditation: Vivid and true

Why is shamatha so important to meditation practice? Because it provides the experience of how wild the desire mind is and how pure and supreme Awareness-Mind is. Soften and open to Awareness by learning to rest the mind in simplicity. … Continue reading

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advancing meditation: centerless center

We come back to the experience of Awareness in the common experience of being present. This meditation is simple, as essentially all meditation training is. Within the instruction is the use of duality to lead one to a non-dual experience. … Continue reading

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advancing meditation: self-cognizant

Awareness is self-cognizant. That seems rather obvious. But, if Awareness is self-cognizant, and I am Awareness-Being, then how is it that I or you are not living as enlightened beings? (Maybe you are – but I’m not.) If the issue … Continue reading

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advancing meditation: recognizing

How is it that we are so beside our selves? What is this Truth of Being that we supposedly are and are attempting to bring forward or discover? Human beings suffer the condition of non-recognition. But, it’s not only Truth … Continue reading

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