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Tag: meditative practice

Drishti~Where is your focus?

Drishti is a Sanskrit commonly interpreted to mean gaze, but encompasses so much more as is the way with many Sanskrit words. The gaze starts with the eyes – are we looking at any one particular thing or is the gaze all over the…

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Lojong Slogan 45 ~ Take on the three principal causes

This is part 45 of my series on Lojong, a Buddhist mind-training technique This is an interesting slogan. It asks that you look at the circumstances that led to your journey into your spiritual practice (specifically into the practice of Lojong, but I think…

Only you know what's happening in your mind

Does this seem familiar to you? A yoga teacher can suggest that you clear the mind and can provide the cues to help you get there, but you are the only one who knows what’s really going on in your mind. As you become…

Present Moment

While learning from our past can be important, it is gone. The future doesn’t exist. All we have is this moment. Make the best of it! Here are some of  my past posts on meditation. Inability to meditate Chakra Meditation The Key to Meditation…

Lojong Slogan 41~Two Activities: One at the Beginning, One at the End

This is part 41 of my series on Lojong, a Buddhist mind training technique to bring us closer to enlightenment. This slogan asks that each morning upon waking we consider what we can do to practice lojong. When we set our intention to become…

Chakra Meditation

I recorded this chakra meditation and posted it to Youtube. I hope that you enjoy it 🙂 For more information about meditation see my post on stilling the monkey mind or my series on Lojong.

Lojong 14: Seeing confusion as the four kayas Is unsurpassable shunyata protection

This is part 14 of my lojong series, a Buddhist mind-training technique. This slogan asks that we examine our mind when confused; to see the process behind confusion. In doing so, we recognize that the mind always operates through the same process- continual awakening….