RSS Facebook RSS

My Meditative Moments

Archive for July, 2010

The Emerging Self II

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

We are all grounded in the flowing movement of life itself. Some researchers refer to the non-conceptual self as “ipseity” (i.e. derived from the latin word- “ipse” meaning itself)  or “suchness of self”. The “suchness of self” lies veiled beneath our narrative layers of memory, emotional reactivity, and force of habit. It sees through prior […]

Awakening

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

How pervasive is the alluring “pseudo-self” as more and more of us hide behind false fronts? Defend, deny, blame, and rationalize to protect our “pseudo-self” .

Awakening

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010

It’s hard to see reality when the world portrays itself only through “storylines”- the narratives have become very difficult to “read” as layers and layers of “half-truths” tell such believable narrations.

Awakening

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

What we may be becoming is resonated collectively… What is this new 21st century ethos? The “mirror effect” of our society is reflecting some troublesome pathology… look deeply and you may see its infectious order.

The Emerging Self

Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

We are a work in process that need embrace its own emerging nature. The deepening aspects of our reflective practice is working to develop and strengthen the prefrontal cortex of our brains. Through this 1st person immersion into the interiority of our minds, we are also balancing our regulatory circuitry and restoring our internal measure. […]

Awakening

Monday, July 19th, 2010

The art form of awakening to the “dance of the mind”. It is from this movement that the mystery of being unfolds.

Exercise- Meditation for Waking Up

Monday, July 19th, 2010

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Transitional states of falling asleep or waking up deepen our capacity for healing. Adapted from “Boundless Healing”~ Tulku Thondup Introduction: There are two pivotal periods of the day when meditation can be especially fruitful- when you are falling asleep and when you are waking up. It is at […]

Exercise- Meditation for Falling Asleep

Monday, July 19th, 2010

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Transitional states of falling asleep or waking up deepen our capacity for healing. Adapted from “Boundless Healing”~ Tulku Thondup Introduction: There are two pivotal periods of the day when meditation can be especially fruitful- when you are falling asleep and when you are waking up. It is at […]

Awakening

Sunday, July 18th, 2010

Watching our mind in motion can be a truly revelational experience.

Awakening

Saturday, July 17th, 2010

Restoring and sustaining the right “inner measure” may be the key to unlocking physical health and well-being. What is the right proportion?