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, "Adam West"
> Hi Jeff,
> May I ask you a couple of questions?
> (1) What meditation method do you practice?
My (ideal) is 24/7 of "Quiet Awareness". I practice a couple
of Kriya Yoga methods - paying attention to the breathing process,
noticing when inhaling and when exhaling, and find myself using a
method that is called by several different names - with the tip of
the tongue touching the roof of the mouth. I write "find myself
using" because I frequently notice that I am using this method,
without any conscious effort or intent.
> (2) What meditation tradition do you most identify with and find
to be of greatest harmony with you personal spiritual experiences?
A method that evolved out of the above and "packaged" as The Mystic
Heart Meditation is one that I use and teach. This is a succession
of Quiet Awareness (QA), then Breath Awareness (BA) and
subtle "listening" for the "wisdom whisper" without words from Heart
Awareness (HA). The mantra Q'Baha is used for the first few seconds
or minutes of this when sitting for a "formal" meditation time with
> (3) What meditation practice and tradition do you recommend to
genuine aspirants of self-realisation?
Adam, I think that a good meditation teacher, preferably an Awakened
or Self-Realized teacher is important. There are many methods that
will work for the "genuine aspirant". It seems a matter of finding
the right teacher and the right setting. I recommend that an aspirant
pay particular attention to a "resonance in their heart" when they
listen to, read teachings from, or even see a photograph of an
> (4) Would you consider providing a few URL's to sites whose
content is consistent with the answers to the above questions?
> Many thanks for your generous assistance!
> In kind regards,