Generative: Beingness within

The uncommon appearance of most presentations of deity could make one think that the qualities or attributes that these arms or heads or colors represent are also uncommon. But not so. That which is being displayed is a reminder and invocation to those same qualities and abilities within oneself. In other words, the qualities of … More Generative: Beingness within

Birthing inner transcendence

Human Beingness is what a person is. The transcendent qualities within are represented in all religious and meditative traditions as deities or angelic presences. Yet these presentations are reminding us of our essential nature. A human being is the qualities depicted and our incarnation is the opportunity to express the transcendence that is innate. The … More Birthing inner transcendence

Translucent human beingness

The Intermediate level of The Practice of Living Awareness has a two-fold purpose: to train a practitioner to accomplish deeper states of meditation and awareness, such that the practitioner lives the wider range of meditation and accessed awareness. The purpose of this is so that one’s life becomes increasingly the manifestation of one’s practice. This … More Translucent human beingness

Smooth from monad to cells, from heart to fields

On layer of meaning of OM MANI PADME HUM is that we are the vibrations of these words. In other words, the mantra is an injunction to the practitioner to realize full presence that one is. We’re on a roll this week with velvety intense deep meditations that all have vibrational Truth of Being as … More Smooth from monad to cells, from heart to fields

The stature of one’s practice

It is called a practice for a reason. With diligence, effort, and right motivation, a meditation practice will establish within oneself. If any of these is missing or haphazard, then that which a meditation practice is and that which it will bring forward within a person cannot happen. What can happen within oneself when the … More The stature of one’s practice

The many grounds of one’s life

The ground gives one a sense of stability and surety. What are other things that do that? concepts and beliefs some forms of relationship a sense of self, who or what we think we are thinking (“I think therefore I am.” one’s environment, or the working of appliances, or the internet, or electricity Most of … More The many grounds of one’s life

Still growing?

Working in the garden this morning, I contemplated the growth of the plants. Many things are necessary in order for that to happen. Yet, when all that is necessary is present, then the plant grows and brings forward its fullness. So, I pondered, is my meditation practice still growing? Is meditation still producing fruit? Downloadable … More Still growing?

The powerful Ground of meditation

I could sing the praises of meditation day and night! The powers that it brings forward from inside a person are profound and common. Patience: did you ever consider patience a power? How amazing is gentle patience, calmness in the turbulence of modern life, joyful celebration of a child being a child and needing extra … More The powerful Ground of meditation

June full moon meditation: webcast/podcast

At one point in Earth’s history, the plant kingdom was new and was the newest form of evolution on Earth. Humanity is that now (and has been for quite some time). We are a new evolution on Earth. Understanding this for all its significance is huge. Human excellence is within each person. This, and this … More June full moon meditation: webcast/podcast

MahaShakti

From a person who did this meditation at the live online session: “I had such deep connection, internal worlds of feeling, images…. of flowers around her neck & jewels everywhere, dancing feet, and huge coursing currents of enormous rivers, and yes fire. Then joyous /jangly /chaotic, but not really; sounds of the arati being chanted … More MahaShakti

Profound simplicity

A human being is capable of a range of vibrational awareness. This is so in terms of voice and tenor, in physical grace or athleticism, as well as in empathic response, or psychometric resonance. Yet, these examples are but a thimble’s measure of human vibrational capacity. We learn to meditate for many reason, but one … More Profound simplicity

The Inner Dynamics of Meditation

Hours and days of meditation provide opportunity to clarify one’s practice. Patanjali was clear in his Sutras about the stages leading to and then within meditation: right withdrawal – pratyahara concentration – dharana meditation yogically understood – dhyana absorption – samadhi. Each is its own practice, and each provides excellent benefits to body and state … More The Inner Dynamics of Meditation