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  • Well-said - to the point - thank you. The totality awakens all together at once. Humanity awakens without division as one human being. The world is alive and awake without separation of it from itself. "If you want to eliminate all the suffering and horror of the world, accept the world exacty as is - fully as oneself, as one's being, beyond anyone separate to do the accepting...
    dan330033@... Aug 26
  • Well-said, Kir Li One. Orgasms, drugs, and visionary bliss - there is a connection there ... And, perhaps, wanting pleasures (such as orgasms, bliss, enlightenment, drug experiences) - and more and more of it, -is based in thought ... Behind consumerism, pursuit of pleasure, drugs, and states of enlightenment is this "more and more" which is of thought. Meditation could be viewed...
    dan330033@... Aug 20
  • Stephen Hawking: One could say: "The boundary condition of the universe is that it has no boundary." The universe would be completely self-contained and not affected by anything outside itself. It would neither be created nor destroyed. It would just BE. Later: ...This might suggest that the so-called imaginary time is really the real time, and that what we call real time is just a...
    dan330033@... Aug 18
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  • Can Mindfulness Meditation Really Reduce Pain and Suffering by 90 percent? | Mindfulness: Finding Peace in a Frantic World Can Mindfulness Meditation Really Reduce Pain and Su... Claire stared at the computer screen before cocking her head slightly to one side. She winced as a sharp pain angled its way through her neck and down her le... View on franticworld.com Preview by Yahoo...
    dan330033@... Aug 18
  • ...t grow ... ---In meditationsocietyofamerica@^$1, wrote : tuf to meditate on a meat and egg diet. makes the mind restless From: "dan330033@^$2.. [meditationsocietyofamerica]" To: meditationsocietyofamerica@^$3 Sent: Friday, 7 August 2015 1:00 AM Subject: [Meditation...
    dan330033@... Aug 7
  • :-) The practice of Never-mind Mind, perhaps? I like it! Zen makes a point of mindful work as meditation ... " a day of no work is a day of no eating ..." Vietnamese and Tibetan monks have self-immolated while sitting in meditation to protest wars, at times. Suggests meditation in and through all conditions of the human being ... ---In meditationsocietyofamerica@^$1, wrote : Yo Sri...
    dan330033@... Aug 7
  • Here is a quote from Ramana. What he calls "unbroken consciousness" - is this the heart of meditation, possibly, is this "seeing as it is"? Does one arrive there by training your mind and keeping your body in a posture for long periods of time? If so, it wouldn't be unbroken, would it? And the mind that can be trained is an "incarnated mind" is it not (it has a birth and death to...
    dan330033@... Aug 6
  • Nice pictures and explanations. I can't help but ask, though: Why not show him on a subway platform in New York City, or walking the streets of Mumbai? Somehow, meditation is pictured as a special state for being alone in the mountains, in a certain posture. This is supposed to train your mind to be aware, in some kind of special state. And what of primordial awareness that isn't...
    dan330033@... Aug 6
  • Hi Bob - Drug-induced experiences can be used in service of inquiry - just as you say. Inquiry potentially involves all aspects of the human being/awareness/experiencing, and hallucinogens/psychedelics have their place in the landscape of human body-mind awareness. As you say bright, luminous experiences are possible, as are dark, frightening experiences. Grist for the mill as...
    dan330033@... Jul 27
  • You know - I've seen, heard, and read so much of this same misconception. That some kind of unusual experience is key to realizing that nature of who one is. Not so. Being aware is always, silently aware - through all experiences equally. Whether unusual or ordinary, drug-induced or drug-free. Wanting to have, or bragging about having had, unique, wonderful experiences is part of...
    dan330033@... Jul 24