11804Journal Entry December 01; 2003 - Tony
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Date: December 01 2003
Type: Meditation on inner sounds (with earplugs)
Time: 06:30 a.m.
Duration: 30 minutes (open)
Posture: Seated on chair
Body: Eyes closed,
- Hands on knees
- Index finger touching thumb
Room Condition: Darkened room
- One candle
- Essential Oil - (Gardenia + water on burner)
- Full body stretch (3 times).
- Struck the bell 3 times before starting
Mind Chatter: Low
Waves of bliss: None
Experience: Fair Session. Focused on preparation
Result: Quiet relaxed session - not as satisfying as other sessions.
Saw preparation for meditation as a form of mediation. I need to avoid
making it too complicated since the real purpose is the inner
preparation as my mind and body get ready for the session.
Noticed how each meditation experience reflected my physical state. If
my physical state changed, the meditation experience would be different.
My physical state moved through distinct stages of relaxation. Have a
sense that the experiences at deeper stages of relaxation are "purer"
since they have much les influence from my physical state.
Good insight from previous session helped today as dwelt less on each
Question: What is the influence on meditation of keeping and sharing a
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