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advancing meditation: Milarepa 3, Listening

The enlightened yogi, Milarepa, is often depicted with one hand to his ear. This symbolizes that he listened carefully to instructions from his guru. The lineage to which Milarepa belongs is the Kagyu, “the oral lineage,” or “ear-whispered lineage.” One … Continue reading

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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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