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Mindfulness

Light bubble 

Powerful meditation this morning. I was doing tonglen, a healing meditation for my friends. By the end of it I was literally crying in compassion for those I had connected with. It was such a strong connection I could feel the darkness as I pulled…

Mindfulness

Reflections 

The moon on the water is nothing other than water. Therefore the appearance of the moon is but water. What you “see” of the world around you is nothing other than mind. Therefore the appearances you see are mind. We see the world as we…

Mindfulness, Poetry

The Plateau 

Cracks in reality. As I reach the plateau everything shimmers like an illusion. Seeing becomes knowing. Then, they try to bring me back. The dance of Mara, the great illusionist. In recognition, I think “why now, of all times” Then I remembered how they never…

Witness
Mindfulness

Witness the relationship to yourself and thoughts 

“The Varaha Upanishad (Part IV) refers to the Bhumika (‘stage of development of wisdom’) which is of the form of pranava (Aum or Om) as formed of or divided into – akāra, ukāra, makāra and ardhmātra, which is on account of the difference of sthula (‘gross’), sukshama (‘subtle’), bija (‘seed’ or ‘causal’) and sakshi (‘witness’) whose avasthas (‘states’) are – ‘waking’, ‘dreaming’, ‘dream-less sleep’ and ‘turiya’. Sakshi which…

fraid rope
Mindfulness, Poetry

Let Go 

Letting go seems to be The last piece blocking me Sitting here I just don’t know How to get back into flow All I can do is sit right here Not focused on things far or near Why do I need to control When the…