7255[Meditation Society of America] Re: Email questions about 3rd Eye and comments during meditation
- Apr 30, 2003--- In email@example.com, Jason Fishman
> > > I wouldn't mind hearing how either of you knowNo, not my meaning. With deep meditation at least in my case,
> > that
> > > it's bad? In what way does one notice the
> > > manifistation of bad or good during any practice,
> > > especially one that is about the understanding
> > neither
> > > state?
> > >
> > > Peace and Love
> > Good point Jason. I will let Karta answer from her
> > perspective.
> > for myself when I meditated I got to a place that
> > seemed deep.
> Jason: Yes depth, the shallow end of what we would all
> care to experience. Moving, powerful & overwhelming.
> As to say this is heaven or hell, either being deep
> states of good or badness.
thoughts slow and very few ideas are presented. The recurring one
was will I be posessed, i.e., is the idea of meditation a misleading
conspiracy to get people to submit to a loss of control of themselves.
I found that idea to be wrong but only after I was 'at the end of my
>could you go into this a little more? I dont understand your meaning.
> > It seemed like if I went any further I would lose
> > control. I told
> > myself i was willing to die but I had to know if I
> > had wasted my time
> > and had never really been willing to face my fears.
> Jason: yes I understand this practice. On what one
> would call a control issue, wouldn't someone with a
> serious intent to kill, holding a gun to anothers head
> be quite the same practice? Would you say there is a
> better sense of control when one does this on their
I actually sat down and waited to die.
>I have done this a lot, get prepared for thoughts that I expect to
> > I practiced a
> > small affirmation that when the time came I would
> > not back off
> > again. So I was graced with Samadhi.
> Jason: hmm, ponderous.
return. You seem critical? Could you explain please?
>I don't see goodness as an entity and as I explained I gave up the
> > The fears were of the unknown. Like a child that
> > does not know
> > monsters of the supernatural kind do not exist
> > because they have not
> > lived enough to know, I had to learn to be brave.
> > It seems silly now
> > but the fear was like a wisp of smoke and I have not
> > seen it since.
> > The question of negative or positive has to answered
> > in context to an
> > event and not as one of the rules in an objective
> > universe that we
> > must somehow find. In that sense, thoughts during
> > meditation are bad.
> Jason: I see, some thoughts outloud we share, thank
> you! Fear of the unknown, the demon of all goodness
possibility of the demon.
> Peace and LoveLove
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