Category Archives: Meditations

Meditation: emanating without fringe or center

“Without fringe or center” was approached alternatively in this sitting. Please listen. It is engaged immediately. And, it was important to do so because there are so many ways to meditate or employ meditation instructions. For example, there are sitting … Continue reading

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Meditation: 900 year-old instructions

We are blessed to be able to meditate. Positive karma and merit have given those who meditate the opportunity and inclination to do so. We hold in our hearts and minds the billions of people who do not have either … Continue reading

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Meditation: when this body dies – 2

When this body dies, everything that this body has participated in disappears from view, dissolves like waves subsiding back into the sea, or evaporates like a dew drop in the morning sun. The Heart Sutra reminds us, “No eyes, no … Continue reading

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Meditation: “when this body dies, this mind does not die.”

Training in shamatha provides an incremental experience of the mind as it is. This mind is distinct from the thoughts that arise or roll around in it or the emotions that come and go or the sensations that produce our … Continue reading

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Meditation: one with

This meditation combines two techniques that we have been doing: a) sensing the field of Awareness-Being and b) gratitude. With a), one experiences that the field already is present just as Awareness was experienced as so. Unto themselves, these are … Continue reading

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