Tag Archive: transcendence

Sitting Still and Meditation

I’ve reflected on a precise way of identifying the optimum level of ‘sitting still’ in meditation. Two initial points: First, ‘sitting still’ is not synonymous with ‘meditation’. Sitting still is simply an activity thought to be conducive to a meditative state. Second, ‘meditation’ is not separate from life itself. Thus, meditation is by this definition…
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Interpreting Pain for Growth

Pain can be interpreted in a couple of different ways. The standard interpretation of pain is that it interferes with our life flow, preventing us from experiencing the lifestyle we want. This immature interpretation of pain is called dukkha — suffering. The mature interpretation of pain is that it represents nature communicating something to us…
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