Journal Entry - tosime
- Date: June 01
Type: (1) Meditation on inner sounds (with earplugs)
Type: (2) Chi Kung
Variation: Focus on heart beat and breath
Time: 8:35 a.m.
Duration: (1) 38 minutes
Duration: (2) 20 minutes
Posture: (1) Seated on chair
Posture: (2) Standing (Zhan Zhuang)
Condition: Dark room. Candles. Incense. Bell.
Experience: Distracting thoughts from two events from previous day
Insights: (a) When we see the world, we really see ourselves. Our key role is to reflect to others the way they are and see in our reflection the way we are.
(b) Creating a mind tune is a good way of occupying the mind while I go deeper into my meditation.
Questions: Is the mind tune a good technique? Does it have any negative consequences?
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> Journal Entry - tosimewithout
> 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)
> - 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
> Result: Recall Session - Getting used to the motions.
> Surprising easy to return to meditation. My body felt as if it were
> automatic pilot - simply did most of the usual things I did withvery
> little thinking on my part.and deeper
> Good physical relaxation. Moved quite quickly through deeper
> states of physical relaxation.slide
> Had the insight that my day to day thinking was like watching a
> 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 problemscome when I
> dwell too much on each passing thought. The progression ofthoughts is a
> natural process that I interfere with when I dwell too long onany
> particular thought. I should try relaxing more and allowing thethought
> process to take its natural course.Sg: nice to see the site come back to its intention.....