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IN, OUT, BREATH

IN, OUT Breathe in and out; Inhalation; Exhalation; I wish I could show you – the beauty and the peace! 在, 出 呼吸進出 吸入 呼 我不能告訴你 不為人知的美麗,與和平 NOTES: the poem popped into my head as the bell rang to signal the end of my mediation. It came to me in … Continue reading

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THE BRIGHT LIGHT WITHIN

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BEING AS YOURSELF (像自己一樣)

看著你的吸氣 看你的呼氣 與所有呼吸的東西相連 像自己一樣 Roughly translated: watch your in breath watch your outbreath connected to all things that breath being as yourself

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THE MANY PATHS OF CORRECT MEDITATION

This short post is to counter the often made claim that a certain way of approaching meditation is the right way, whereas in practice there are lots of practices and many ways.  It is not the case that there is a certain order, or certain path that we must follow.  … Continue reading

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BUDDHIST DARK-NIGHT OF THE SOUL: DUKKA-NANAS

The Buddhist version of the Dark Night of the Soul is little advertised (for obvious reasons) but universally experienced by advanced meditators. In Buddhist terminology the Dark Night is called the dukkha-nana (dukkha meaning suffering, and nana, pronounced “yah-nuh,” meaning knowledge.)   In the tradition, there have been many formulations … Continue reading

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