A Million Thoughts

Meditation

A Million Thoughts
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A Million Thoughts

It was towards the end of February 2011. At an altitude of 10,000 feet, in a Himalayan forest, with icicles hanging outside from the thatched roof, I sat in intense meditation. Ten hours of[...]

Nine States of Awareness
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Nine States of Awareness

Before you start reading this post, let me say at the outset, my write up today may sound dry and boring to those who aren’t into meditation. Plus, it’s much longer than my usual weekly[...]

What Type of a Meditator are You?
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What Type of a Meditator are You?

How should I meditate? Which method is best for me? My mind doesn’t stay still when I meditate; how do I stop it from wandering off? When it comes to meditation, these are the[...]

The Source of Emotions
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The Source of Emotions

Last week, I promised to share with you a meditation technique to help you go to the source of your emotions so you understand them better. The more you understand something, the better you[...]

The Anatomy of a Thought
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The Anatomy of a Thought

A while ago, I wrote briefly on the two types of meditation, namely, concentrative and contemplative (more here). An important exercise in contemplative meditation is to reflect on the nature of a thought, and[...]