Finding out that you are pure awareness, an egoless presence is a practice that is tricky but important if you are to take life less seriously. Since suffering is caused by our imagining that things are real, and worth forming intense emotions and opinions about, which is driven by ego, it is worth dissecting. Tibetan … Continue reading Emptiness Practice in Tibetan Buddhism
Fast Track Stillness: Two Techniques
Nearly every spiritual advisor recommends meditation. The mind must be stilled to connect with our ground of awareness. Modern civilization promotes busyness, which means meditation time may be scarce, or shoved aside for another activity, such as spending time gazing into one's cell phone screen. If you can't meditate for 12 minutes, 20 minutes, or … Continue reading Fast Track Stillness: Two Techniques
Emptiness Guided Meditation from Mooji
Today is a guided meditation from Mooji to practice emptiness: https://www.youtube.com/embed/6Z6BBaHejNc There are many similar guided meditations online available from Mooji.
The Taoist Concept to Stop Trying
How we can improve our lives is by stop trying to improve. Humans tend to act in ways that are counterproductive. Trying to alter the stream of life is like swiming against the stream; it gets us nowhere. The Dao or Tao is incomprehensible but is an invisible force that underlies everything. We limit ourselves … Continue reading The Taoist Concept to Stop Trying