Tips, Techniques & Context to Help Improve your Meditation

  • The Nature of Meditation

    People view meditation as a means to find relaxation, relief from anxiety, stress, depression or other ailments. This view is a form of spiritual materialism. It is simply not true. If anything, these rewards are the byproduct of maintaining a meditation practice. The riches of meditation lie elsewhere.

  • Awakening with Meditation

    Some meditation processes suggest that attaining a silent or empty mind is the outcome of engaging in a meditation practice. The Holy Grail of meditation you may say. The focus of achieving a silent mind is centred around the brain and measurable brain waves.

  • Siddhartha on Will

    “When you throw a rock into the water, it will speed on the fastest course to the bottom of the river. This is how it is when Siddhartha has a goal, a resolution. Siddhartha does nothing, he waits, he thinks, he fasts, but he passes through the things of the world like a rock through water, without doing anything, without...

  • Meditation & Grace

    There are times in your meditations when a superior stillness descends upon you and the room in which you sit. Within that stillness there is peace, harmony, a receiving, a grace. I have seen rooms full of people, talking, drop into silence as this stillness descends. A pause in the busy minds of people in which something transcendent flows.