Tag Archives: Adyashanti

The Watcher

[ On the blogiversary of SIAOF, am reposting the most popular original post of the last year. Enjoy, and thanks for stopping by !] It’s easy to get stuck as “The Watcher “. After meditating a while, and  watching thoughts … Continue reading

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The Open Question

On a weekend retreat some years ago, was introduced to the technique of inquiry. The instruction was to look into our nature by using the question ” What am I ? ” We were also given the “answer” to the … Continue reading

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Adya’s Guide to True Meditation

[ Guest post from Adyashanti. These are Adyashanti’s instructions for meditation. Enjoy! ] Adya’s Guide to True Meditation   True meditation has no direction or goal. It is pure wordless surrender, pure silent prayer. All methods aiming at achieving a … Continue reading

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Adyashanti Sampler

[ In August 2010, saw Adyashanti live Friday-Saturday-Sunday at Arvada Methodist Church,  Arvada, CO. (North of Denver on the Eastern Slope of the Rocky Mts. ) These quotes were transcribed on the backs of donation envelopes with a three inch … Continue reading

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“Standing in Your Own Two Shoes” by Adyashanti

[Teacher Week continues with today’s repost from Adyashanti. Enjoy !] Standing in Your Own Two Shoes by Adyashanti The real search isn’t a search into tomorrow, or to anywhere other than now. It’s starting to look into the very nature … Continue reading

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Mara Comes to Tea

[ In Buddhist mythology, Mara represents the minds of illusion, doubt, and death. He is often depicted as a demon.  With just one exception,  Mara’s visits to the Buddha took place some time after the Buddha’s enlightenment. ] Last night, … Continue reading

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Vitamin M

What is it about meditation that is associated with waking up ? Hard to pin down for certain. It seems that there is a strong association, but the specifics are not black and white. People who wrote about awakening and … Continue reading

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