Learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this life. For it is only through meditation that you can undertake the journey to discover your true nature, and so find the stability and confidence you will need to live, and die, well. Meditation is the road to enlightenment.
The mind is always restless on account of greed. Greed is a kind of internal fire that consumes you slowly. The most effective antidote to greed is contentment. Just as a man who, sun-scorched, is refreshed by taking a plunge in the river, so also the greedy man burnt by the fire of lobha finds immediate joy and relief by a dip in the ambrosial water of contentment
I don't mean like hearing voices but more like thinking about things and questioning yourself? Or going over an important decision that you have to make again and again? This kind of conversation with yourself will not help you to solve your problems or make good decisions and is not productive or helpful. What is going on is that your hidden sub-conscious mind is and you conscious mind are having an argument. This is caused by negative programing that we have all been subjected to in one form or another. It could have been as innocent as your parents saying no over all the years of your childhood or as sinister as having suffered childhood abuse or even abuse as an adult. No matter what form it took, over the years it was written into your subconscious mind as negative reinforcement and programming.
When I was an undergraduate at university many years ago, my deep enjoyment and love for the works of William Shakespeare blossomed. I had the privilege of taking a Shakespearean class and then during one summer in my undergraduate years, I was able to travel through Europe inexpensively on a bike and a Europass to see the great sites. A memory I remember most is going to Stratford-upon-Avon and watching a William Shakespeare play. I donít know where my passion and love for his plays comes from but it has been a deep part of my life. His writings have also taught me many things
When it comes to living in the moment and being more enlightened, you might have some questions that you’d like answered. For instance, you might be saying, “Dr. Puff, how do I reach that point? Is there anything I can do to speed up the process of waking up and of having a life filled with the present?”
by ~niGHTpiScesIf you can find a way at a subtle level to surrender this you that is separate from this moment, this you that is in conflict with this moment, then all that will be left is this moment. All that will be left is awareness. There will be no more resistance.
Meditation done inside a pyramid, or underneath a pyramid, is called as Pyramid Meditation. Many people experience feelings ranging from calmness to extreme euphoria during their meditation sessions inside the pyramids.
- By anagarika eddie
- Published 03/15/2012
There are times during the day when the mind gets negative. These are the times to employ the 30 second meditation. If you can employ the 30 second meditation forty times throughout the day, you can skip your 20 minute meditation at night.