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Spiritual Living in a Secular World. I do not encourage those who meditate with me to increase the period of meditation until I have inquired into their patterns of daily living and made sure that they practice the other seven steps in this program.

You take full responsibility for your medigation states as well as for your behavior. I find the Katha Upanishad, for instance, perfect for meditation. First, it is training in concentration.

In the first stage, we discover experientially that we are not the body. We both needed time! Slowing Down is an important spiritual discipline.

If the words come too close together, you will not be slowing down the mind: But a few have an inborn capacity to plunge deeply inward. The mind will pale on hearing that, and for a while it will be hesitant to leave.

Passage Meditation – Wikipedia

Do this for 30 minutes every morning. Medtiation their dwelling, they love the earth; In their heart, they love what is deep; In personal relationships, they love kindness; In their words, they love truth.


Being together with them on Easter eknatn my first small success. No matter what happens in meditation, never loosen your grip on the passage! And although many were made in America, we have a refreshing mixture of imports too.

To disconnect the senses — to leave the world of sound behind, for instance — is difficult. So whenever you feel sleepy in meditation, or the words seem fuzzy or slip meditatio, draw yourself up.

Entering deeper consciousness is like descending into a cave. Everywhere there are a few people who will not accept this condition, who see it as a loss of freedom, a kind of bondage.

The First Chapter of “Passage Meditation”

You can cluster the small helper words with a word of substance, like this: During meditation, we try to pull out the plugs so we can concentrate more fully on the words of the passage.

In fact, my father had shares in it. Praha Prague], Czech Republic: If you begin to feel low, you simply change your mind — you have learned how — and restore your equanimity and cheerfulness. The Second Discovery Having come to realize in the first stage of meditation that we are not our bodies, in the second stage we make an even more astounding discovery: Before long some other word or image or idea rushes in to fill the vacuum, and the passage has been lost.


If the fear returns, repeat the process.

The First Chapter of “Passage Meditation” – Blue Mountain Center of Meditation

Training the senses means freeing the mind from the tyranny of likes and dislikes so as to “live in freedom”, “live intentionally”. When he is moving at thirty miles per hour, his car handles easily; even if somebody else makes a dangerous maneuver, he can probably turn and avoid eknaty collision. Meditation on a passage involves silent, focused repetition during meditation of memorized selections from scriptures of the world and writings of great mystics. This skill in living brings beauty to your relationships.

Here we see Carlos’ meditation eknatg along with his books for spiritual reading and a stereo for listening to Easwaran’s audio commentary.

In our minute online workshopyou can try passage meditation for five minutes without memorizing a passage first, so you can get a taste of the benefits. Easwaran says that the eight points, though they may at first seem unrelated, are closely linked.

May there be perfect unity amongst us. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest — a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness.

Upon graduating from college, I still found myself clinging to the Lord for security, direction, and guidance.