In the still night by the vacant window, wrapped in monk’s robe I sit in meditation. navel and nostrils lined up straight; ears paired to the slope of the shoulders. Window whitens — the moon comes up; rain’s stopped, but
First a significant teaching and quote: Awareness is the natural, innate, knowing quality of mind that is with us all the time. We cannot function without awareness; we would have no experience of anything without awareness. However, we do not
“Let it go” has become a big buzz word in self-help and new age circles. It’s even seeped into the mainstream. So much so that it’s become a cliché. Letting go has become a convenient catch-phrase you say to someone
The grooves of the mind are well-documented. Especially nowadays with the advent of neuroscience we’re discovering more about the neural pathways that become established in the brain, affecting our outlook, mood, mental states and even view of the world. Emotions
Transformation of the mind is the purpose of meditation. All of us have a mind and so have the opportunity to work on it. Negative mental traits don’t change on their own. Meditation makes the mind calm and peaceful. If
This post is about how the Five Reiki Precepts play out in the practitioner’s body between the head and the Hara. It’s relevant for practitioners of Reiki and non-practitioners alike. The Hara is a vibrational seat of power deep within
The recent post regarding the ‘heart’ was about the space of the heart as a place of meaning, and a portal to spiritual expanse. Today we’ll look at the heart as a physical organ and some fascinating properties it has.