Re: [Meditation Society of America] Meditation
> I thought some of you might enjoy this quotation, which certainlyto
> does relate to the argument about meditation that some people seem
> be having.I did enjoy the quotation. But I enjoyed
> "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
your narrative below even more.
Look forward to reading more of your
> 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
> 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, ofto
> 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
> turn our attention back toward the silent source.
> With my best wishes to all,
> Dennis Lewis