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After many years in this country, I have learned the ways of the automobile, and I feel comfortable with such a comparison. The scriptures say meditwtion the place of meditation should be calm, clean, and cool.

The First Chapter of “Passage Meditation”

It sets a relaxing mood for the rest of the day. Using the same passage over and over is fine at the outset, but in time, the words may seem stale. Just as others write beautiful poetry, you can make your life such a work of art that everyone who sees it will be ekath. United in Heart May we be united in heart.

When your mind does that at command, you have mastered the art of living. This takes time, though. In the world, they love peace. Imagine that the little finger on your left hand turns feisty. With some experimentation, you will find your own best pace.

Practicing Passage Meditation Within A Faith Tradition

So now I have to tell you something unpleasant. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for Thou art with me; Thy rod and Thy staff, they comfort me. Eknafh program is an eight-point program intended for the “spiritual growth” of the practitioner. May we be united in speech. If you are meditating with others, then sneezes and coughs and their cousins — yawns, hiccoughs, sniffles, and snorts not only tyrannize you but other people too.


But we stand ready: Pace Once you have memorized a passage, you are ready to go through it word by word, as slowly as you can. No matter what happens in meditation, never loosen your grip on the passage!

Nilgiri Press ; others. No one would leave a car running in the garage all night, but we let our minds run on much of the time. In my heart I have no greater desire than that you should reach the goal. Not long ago I watched the news coverage of the annual Bay to Breakers run, from one side of San Francisco to the other. Praha Prague], Czech Republic: May we perform our duties As did the wise of old.

Our introductory online webinars are free, and our in-person retreats have a sliding scale and scholarships. For my parents, my mom in particular, it was the relief that I was not going astray on a wrong, misguided path. We must do what we can to make the body a good ally.

Before long some other word or image or idea rushes in to fill the vacuum, and the passage has been lost.

And since we are fit to meet such challenges, they come — even big ones. Passag offers brief instructions and an overview of the benefits. Passage Meditationp. Entering deeper consciousness is like descending into a cave.


Explore passages for meditation — there are over for you to choose from. If the words come too close together, you will not be slowing down the mind:. I sat down for meditation at twilight, and for five minutes I heard it all.

In every tradition, sages often retain their vigor into their eighties and nineties. I cannot imagine a time when this was more essential. A Song of David: This page was last edited on 13 Marchat The book has been frequently reprinted and translated into 14 languages.

In practice, when do I start repeating the mantram? What he actually had was about twenty-five minutes of pure sleep. Integrative practice in American healthcare.

On hairpin turns in India I have seen drivers lunge and clasp the wheel tightly, their faces grimly set. Such a connection may seem helpful initially, but it can cause serious problems later. Sound and sense are one. Thus our days are spent, and we are scattered, divided, restless, incomplete. May we be united in our feelings. The next morning, though, I read about the aftermath. You will begin to realize what an accomplished trickster the mind is, to what lengths it will go to evade your sovereignty.

This supreme reality is not something outside us, something separate from us. Similarly, it is a thoughtful act, a spiritual act, to enter and leave the meditation room silently, so you do not disturb others.

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