7c. Shamatha: Inner peace and harmony

The importance of shamatha cannot be understated in regards to one’s meditation practice or one’s life. On the cushion or off, shamatha is the capacity of a human being to abide in a state of calm, serenity, or composure, tranquility, equipoise, or steadfastness such that distractions are non-effective to pull one away from stability and … More 7c. Shamatha: Inner peace and harmony

Intermediate: Unfolding Being

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

Generative: Dragon Kwan Yin

To understand Kwan Yin fully, one must understand the Dragon she feeds. Dragon is Insight: penetrating, piercing, fearless, uncompromising. Dragon can take flight and, in doing so, lift the aspirant as well as his or her consciousness into the highest spheres. But Dragon has claws and will always land on the ground. This is embodiment: … More Generative: Dragon Kwan Yin

October Full Moon meditation

This Libra-Aries full moon cycle is accentuated by a Venus-Mars-Jupiter conjunction in Virgo. Libra is the sign of right relations, harmony, and balanced inter-connectedness. Aries is the sign of individuality, the adventure of self and self-interest, and the fearless presence of authenticity and integrity. The personal planets (Venus, Mars, and Jupiter) can be lived selfishly … More October Full Moon meditation

Invoking Cosmic Harmony in World Service

Every day is the right day to invoke the celestial forces of Light and Harmony into the Earth and humanity. A full moon cycle amplifies that which is invoked and evoked. As fellow human beings flee from horrible states of war, famine, and hatred, we can invoke the powers of Harmony. We are all beings … More Invoking Cosmic Harmony in World Service

Past life training in meditation, lives of benefit

It is unlikely that someone can spontaneously accomplish a triathlon. Similarly, most people cannot simply sit down and experience true meditation. A training is required for both. The training for meditation was established many thousand of years ago by the Indian sage Patanjali. He gave the world the system of yoga, which has its emphasis … More Past life training in meditation, lives of benefit

Écoute. Listen!

Existence is vibration. It, you, and all in manifestation is vibration. All is the “Word made flesh.” The source of primordial vibration doesn’t matter – it being beyond all concepts and ideation. Of significance to you and I is that we are vibrating. We are waves of purpose and demonstration interacting with layers and layers … More Écoute. Listen!

Creating a flowing field of harmony

This Intermediate meditation begins with a palpable field of harmony. Before words were said, anyone who arrived early waiting for the meditation to begin was absorbed in the meditative field already present. Then as the meditation session began, we basked, like a cat in sunshine. We end up creating a toroidal flow with harmony, the … More Creating a flowing field of harmony

Buddhic harmony: meditation on the buddhic plane

The Ageless Wisdom tells us that the collective majestic Soul of humanity is born of the vibration of the buddhic plane and resides primarily there. What is the buddhic plane? And is the answer of value to one’s life or to the world? The buddhic plane is the key to the purpose of personal and … More Buddhic harmony: meditation on the buddhic plane

Harmony

This meditation was like velvet from the beginning. Harmony seemed to be invoked before the meditation began and then enwrapped us in its smooth flow. As nice as that might be, the emphasis of the World Service meditations is the fact of shared consciousness on our Earth – thus, as we meditated in the refined … More Harmony

Embodiment of celestial proportions

Great are the shoulders and treatises that the current new age teachers and spiritual mentors stand upon. The ancient mysteries have fostered humanity for ages beyond time. We do well to honor this fact and to understand that the current erudite teachers that guide us by example and method were trained through several previous lives. … More Embodiment of celestial proportions

Compassion: the world needs your essence

You and I are Christ-consciousness (“the hands and feet of Christ”). You and I are buddha-nature (already completely enlightened). We are the saints and the sages of the human race – because everyone is capable of great compassion and supernal wisdom. We are this human Beingness. The world needs everyone to live human Beingness. Generosity, … More Compassion: the world needs your essence

Vibrating with Life

You and I are pure vibration. For that matter, everything is! The Earth, the Sun, the solar system, and all life forms are experiencing the influx of vibrations from the galactic center. The Sun is responding with interesting flares, ejections, and perturbations. The Earth is responding to both the Sun and the galaxy with fluctuations … More Vibrating with Life

Harmony – world service

Harmony is the reason we exist and we are well equipped to accomplish harmony. heart-center seeks relatedness and experiences relatedness with everything ajna-center has the capacity to perceive in all realms and through any seeming appearance crown-center holds the purpose of embodied Being. In aligning these three, or simply living from the heart, harmony is … More Harmony – world service

Dance your meditation

Remember a new round of The Practice of Living Awareness begins Monday, December 1. A new webinar platform means live or by podcast, all devices can easily access The Practice. What can meditation offer you? Excellence, inside and out. With that excellence cultivated, what can you offer others? Harmony, gratitude, peace. What can bring harmony, … More Dance your meditation

* Creating Harmony

Our world service meditations often include the sense of wonder or gratitude. Mental images of the wonders of our planet create pathways of appreciation in our mind. Then, our mind, heart, and breath are shared with all beings on Mother Earth. Mother Earth is One. The interdependence is complete, flawless, and beautiful. We are part … More * Creating Harmony