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11760Re: Journal Entry - November 29 2003 - tosime

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  • Swami-G
    Nov 29, 2003
      --- In meditationsocietyofamerica@yahoogroups.com, "tosime"
      <tosime@b...> wrote:
      > Journal Entry - tosime
      > Date: November 29 2003
      > Type: Meditation on inner sounds (with earplugs)
      > Time: 07:55 a.m.
      > Duration: 38 minutes (open)
      > Posture: Seated on chair
      > Body: Eyes closed,
      > - Hands on knees
      > Room Condition: Darkened room
      > - One candle
      > - Incense
      > - Essential Oil - (Gardenia + water on burner)
      > Pre-session:
      > - Full body stretch (3 times).
      > - Struck the bell 3 times before starting
      > Mind Chatter: Low
      > Waves of bliss: None
      > Experience: Good Session. First session after about a year
      without
      > meditating
      >
      > Result: Recall Session - Getting used to the motions.
      >
      > Surprising easy to return to meditation. My body felt as if it were
      on
      > automatic pilot - simply did most of the usual things I did with
      very
      > little thinking on my part.
      >
      > Good physical relaxation. Moved quite quickly through deeper
      and deeper
      > states of physical relaxation.
      >
      > Had the insight that my day to day thinking was like watching a
      slide
      > show. Each slide would stop if I dwelt on it by thinking about it.
      If I
      > did not, the next slide would appear. Most of my problems
      come when I
      > dwell too much on each passing thought. The progression of
      thoughts is a
      > natural process that I interfere with when I dwell too long on
      any
      > particular thought. I should try relaxing more and allowing the
      thought
      > process to take its natural course.


      Sg: nice to see the site come back to its intention.....
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