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Re: [Meditation Society of America] Meditation

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  • Melody
    Meditation ... to ... I did enjoy the quotation. But I enjoyed your narrative below even more. Look forward to reading more of your offerings. Melody ... so--
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 27, 2003
      Meditation


      > I thought some of you might enjoy this quotation, which certainly
      > does relate to the argument about meditation that some people seem
      to
      > be having.
      >
      > "We shall not cease from exploration
      > And the end of all our exploring
      > Will be to arrive where we started
      > And know the place for the first time."
      >
      > T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets



      I did enjoy the quotation. But I enjoyed
      your narrative below even more.

      Look forward to reading more of your
      offerings.

      Melody






      >
      > It would certainly seem that the return right here and now to the
      > mystery and miracle of myself, however I understand it, lies at the
      > heart of all real meditation. As for all of the techniques to do
      so--
      > they are just part of the process of living and exploring. We sit,
      we
      > stand, we move, we lie down, we think, we feel, we sense, and, of
      > course, we try various things to achieve whatever it is we think or
      > feel or sense that we need or want. This is just the way it is. But,
      > of course, there's something else as well--the pure, spacious
      > awakening awareness that underlies all of this and that seems to be
      > what we are in our innermost essence. To realize this we only need
      to
      > turn our attention back toward the silent source.
      >
      > With my best wishes to all,
      >
      > Dennis Lewis
      > http://www.authentic-breathing.com
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