Tag Archives: meditation

Four Points of Dzogchen

“The essence of meditation practice in Dzogchen is encapsulated by these four points: ▪ When one past thought has ceased and a future thought has not yet risen, in that gap, in between, isn’t there a consciousness of the present … Continue reading

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The One Process

The One Process Worksop     This extraordinary One Process Workshop helped deepen current experience here, clarifying some questions about post-awakening life through powerful direct inquiry and focused contemplation. Ken Kelly and Brigitte Hansoul lead the practices through a highly … Continue reading

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Dzogchen Practice in Everyday Life by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche

Dzogchen Practice in Everyday Life by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche The everyday practice of dzogchen is simply to develop a complete carefree acceptance, an openness to all situations without limit. We should realise openness as the playground of our emotions and … Continue reading

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Awakening Versus Liberation by Ed Muzika

[ Teacher week continues with Ed Muzika on SIAOF. Enjoy !] Awakening Versus Liberation by Ed Muzika When I first started practicing Zen at Mount Baldy Zen Center, we would have four or five groups of sitting sessions a day, … Continue reading

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Emotional Truth By Ed Muzika

[ Teacher week on SIAOF continues with a guest post from Ed Muzika. Enjoy !] Emotional Truth By Ed Muzika Thirty years ago I was engaged in dialogue with the leading transpersonal researchers of that time, Ken Wilber and Dan … Continue reading

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Soh: On Practice After Awakening

[Teacher week continues on SIAOF. Enjoy !] Soh: On Practice After Awakening There is no “me” to begin with, everything has been without self – from suffering, ignorance, to wisdom and liberation. Yet, suffering is (no sufferer), the path is, … Continue reading

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What got left out of “meditation”? by David Chapman

[Please enjoy this guest post from David Chapman, who blogs at David Chapman @ WordPress.com ] What got left out of “meditation”? Posted on July 12, 2011 by David Chapman Buddhist meditation methods have been forced through a series of filters … Continue reading

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Floatation Tank

Ever float ? Floatation tanks, once referred to as sensory deprivation tanks, provide a way to quickly experience a deep sense of relaxation, without the effort or discipline of yoga or meditation. About 1400 pounds of Epsom salts is dissolved … Continue reading

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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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Death, Revisited

The perceiving of impermanence, bhikkhus, developed and frequently practiced, removes all sensual passion, removes all passion for material existence, removes all passion for becoming, removes all ignorance, removes and abolishes all conceit of “I am.” Just as in the autumn … Continue reading

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