A while back, i had a discussion with a friend who said post modernism is to blame for the loss of standards and word definitions we are seeing today. He felt that post-modernism says that not only can we not prove anything exists outside ourselves, but that all experience is the product of our human… Continue reading The Human Body and its relationship to the Quantum World
Category: How to Practice
The Present Moment – living here and now
If we begin to realize that our emotions are largely made up from the digestive process and hormonal changes in our bodies causing us to ruminate and fixate on things other than the present here and now moment, we can stop depending on them so much, and begin to focus on our moment to moment… Continue reading The Present Moment – living here and now
Self Inquiry – the why and the how of this practice
The negative inner reactions to life circumstances and people that we try to deal with every day, are due to our way of seeing the world around us. These are built up storylines that we have come to repeat to ourselves over and over, ruminating on them.... finding and strengthening excuses for our attitude towards… Continue reading Self Inquiry – the why and the how of this practice
Bernard Shaw – The Four Desires …. and a rebuttal
(The rebuttal first) The fact is that, in the beginning, we all have an inner being (one person), and "everything out there". Our awareness makes an artificial distinction of an inner world ("I") from an outer world (Everything else.... society etc). If our inner being gets fixated and caught up in our status in society… Continue reading Bernard Shaw – The Four Desires …. and a rebuttal
Daily Practices such as chanting, reciting sacred texts, prayer, "worship", bowing down in humility, yoga, taking time for a daily quiet time such as meditation, the lighting of candles and incense, all can reconnect us to our inner wisdom guide. The urge to do so, found in all cultures of the world, is the inborn… Continue reading Daily Practices
What does “society” mean? Can we as humans live without it? (Can we as humans live with it??)
What does "society" mean? Can we as humans live without it? (Can we as humans live with it??) i have been attentively watching what the latest studies on the human brain are finding, to see if they reaffirm the concept that we as humans, are basically a blank sheet (can go either way..... good or… Continue reading What does “society” mean? Can we as humans live without it? (Can we as humans live with it??)
We are not damaged goods!
Just thinkin..... We are just exactly as we were made to be: perfect human beings. We are not damaged goods! Realize this and be free. Be released from the harmful beliefs which cause us to harm ourselves and others! Accept yourself completely and free yourself from the opinions of other folks who think they are… Continue reading We are not damaged goods!
On Meditation and the Unconscious: A Buddhist Monk and a Neuroscientist in Conversation
...."Psychoanalysis, for instance, contends that you need to find a way to dig into those hidden impulses and identify them, whereas Buddhist meditation teaches you to free the thoughts as they arise." https://thereader.mitpress.mit.edu/meditation-and-the-unconscious-buddhism-neuroscience-conversation/?utm_source=pocket-newtab
The diversion from our Inner Fullness……. is Neediness
Neediness is the mind being hungry for an object. Neediness.... the single most dangerous diversion from our inner balance. Sneaky little devil that it is....... Neediness is not associated with our 5 senses, although it tricks us into thinking it is. Neediness is the mind being hungry for an object. And how do we not… Continue reading The diversion from our Inner Fullness……. is Neediness
What is the purpose of our lives?
Why do we humans exist as individual beings? Our "meaning and purpose" is being alive and directly experiencing life and the awe of nature from the perspective of an individual being. We do this by directly living in our sense world of seeing, hearing, smelling, tasting and touching. (has been called absorption in the one)… Continue reading What is the purpose of our lives?