Heal with Mantra

The manipulative ego mind will want you to be distracted as you sit in meditation. When it does this for just a few minutes each time it is okay, but after three minutes, the mind will usually find something else to focus on because the mind is threatened by stillness. This is because on some …

Life is the Teacher

Your experience in life is the real teacher. You cannot pretend that the real teacher is not speaking the language that you know to be true and pretend that language away by imagining another language. You are human, you are here present to what is going on. To be more and more present means to …

A Bored Mind Needs Flexible Boundaries

Whenever meditation was taught in the past, there were certain levels, and rituals that celebrated those levels, of understanding meditation that were vital as part of the initiation into what meditation really means. This doesn't always come naturally, because what does come naturally is a mind that is easily distracted by external situations than anything …