Life on Earth unfolds. Plants do it (leaves and flower petals), insects do it (wiggling out of cocoons or tree trunk burrows then letting wings dry and form), babies do it (the unfold through birth having unfolded and grown in the womb. Living Awareness unfolds too. Consciousness, like wisdom, expands and matures through a life, … More Intermediate: Unfolding Being
Each Sunday in the World Service meditation, a similarity between Mother Earth and ourselves or other beings is highlighted. That is the focus because with greater awareness and appreciation of the oneness and shared livingness (even forms of existence), human beings will live with greater respect, honor, and valuing of Earth and all creatures. The … More 12b. Life current and the fields created
Luminous perception is a synthesis of a few ingredients. It is also a result. The meditation guides one simply and effectively such that one experiences the components as well as the result. Enjoy this meditation! Downloadable podcast: Entry: This is how it works. Photo: Dew from Sampok on DeviantART
Religious, spiritual and esoteric traditions of the world provide systems by which to understand oneself and one’s Path. The systems have factors in common because human beings are human beings! The religious traditions tend to emphasize leaving the world, being saved from the world and its dense factors, while also focusing on virtue and responsibility … More A Way to Understand Oneself
Help is all around us. Mentoring and beneficial advice is available to us from the inside or the outside through signs and people all the time. The ancestors that have taught us, protected us, nurtured our consciousness and our life, are with us right now. Their kindness and wisdom has never left. In addition to … More Intermediate: Intimate, Integral, Inseparable
This is a half hour visually rich presentation that pre-views or prefaces my upcoming online course. I hope you’ll enjoy the webcast and consider the adventure of the five-week online course.
What I appreciate about symbolism is its pan-global and possibly pan-historic quality. As I was contemplating this image before meditation, it occurred to me that it is likely that much of this imagery comes to us through various root races, and that we might be able to identify the root race symbolism that has come … More Generative: musing on Root Races through Ganesha
In learning more about mudra, one is learning about energy: how one understands it, uses it, lives according to its principles, and invokes it. We are approaching the subject of mudra in a truly meditative way, that is to say, from the point of view of insight, of causes, conditions, and results. My intention with … More Intermediate: Infinite potential
Did you know that shamans of North America and Tibetan Buddhist monks practice some rituals that are very similar? Did you know that the Mayan Wheel of Time has much in common with the Kalachakra Wheel of Time? or that the Virgin Birth is a myth shared by spiritual teachings in addition to Christianity? Religion … More What do shamans and Tibetan Buddhists have in common?