web analytics

Meditation: A Guide, Resource, and Encouragement

“The highest form of human intelligence is to observe yourself without judgment. ~ Jiddu Krishnamurti I think about meditation a lot, and even as I write this, I realize the irony of that statement. Still, even after a long practice, one can become “jaded” and pretty soon even your meditation sessions can come to seem …

How to Practice Meditation Effectively

It just occurred to me, while meditating just now, that the goal of meditation is not to get rid of your thoughts, but rather to become the observer of them. It’s like watching a play instead of being an actor. Or watching a football game instead of participating. It’s as simple as that! I heard Deepak Chopra …

How to Meditate – Post #3

“Yoga [meditation] is the (intentional) stopping of the spontaneous activity of the mind stuff.” – Yogasutras 1.2 “Throw open the gates, put self aside, bide in silence, and the radiance of the spirit shall come in and make its home.” – Kuan Tzu, P’ien 36 “When you enlarge your mind and let go of it, …

How to Meditate 1

My own insight happened while I was meditating last week: It was the insight that you’re not trying to get rid of your thoughts, or stop thinking, but rather stop the attachment to the thought. Don’t let it move you emotionally. That way the thought can come and go without you emotionally reacting to it. …