15151Re: Three 1/2 years.......nothing!
- Dec 13, 2006some say to try to find a place not between the eyes always but also
you can try to have a place in your heart as focus instead. that
might help. all paths are good. maybe you could try a vipassana
course???? for ten days?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "the32family"
> Hello group,
> My name's Sean.
> It was about three or four years ago,after a 7 year relationship crashed
> and burned,I started reading about self-realization.The book was by Guy
> Finley,still one of my favorites,and it set me off.I never really looked
> back.I've had my ups and downs,like everyone,but I've read about 20
> books and try to stay conscious as much as possible,BUT,for the life of
> me,I still CANNOT acheive meditation.
> And I try OFTEN.
> Don't get me wrong,even 5 minutes of semi-silence is beneficial to
> me,but,I mean,real meditation.
> I recently got this program that just plays a constant tone,that worked
> great at first,but the effects have died down.Every session I pretty
> much start off ready to go,using whatever method I am
> trying(mantra,breathing.....),then slowly I will lose control of my
> thoughts,at which time it's like rounding up cattle,then,eventually fall
> asleep.Of course if I choose a postion that inhibits sleeping,it always
> comes with an itch or a bothersome pressure point.
> I guess there are many techniques that I haven't been patient enough
> with or having been properly taught,
> so I joined....
> Thanks for reading!
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