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Yoga: Yes You Can Be Enligthened

If you are reading this then you are ready to learn secrets of yoga that have been kept for thousands of years, not so much because they were locked away, but because getting to the core of them was too hard. Too many books to read, too many different schools and practices.

I am creating a new bookclub (chapter by chapter exploration) of the book Samadhi.  See the bottom of this article for the book club I did on his pranayama book.

I wish I was

It is possible to attain the highest freedom

It is possible to attain the highest freedom, click on the book to read with me

free from thoughts, and that nothing woul bother me, I wish I was what people say is enlightened, a state of flow, or Samadhi, but life has a way to give us experiences so that we learn what we need to learn when we are ready.… Read the rest

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What is ONE Tip To Start Meditation?

ONE THING:

Notice the voice that is constantly talking in your head. Usually in negative form, or criticizing others.

voicesDo you hear it? Can you notice it?

If you CAN that is GREAT…

If the voice tells you something like:

“This is not right, this answer is stupid and you should not be reading this..”

You are in luck, because:

THAT IS THE VOICE!

You found it!

Can you quiet it down somehow?

Can you somehow go underneath the inner verbal diarrhea?

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19 Benefits of Sitting in Silence

Sitting in silence is a HIGHLY PERSONAL experience, but,  it is also a very real one.  

By now you already know my stand on that word… “meditation”, you know that don’t like it.  Here is why.   

Sitting in Silence, is my preference of words… and when it comes to it, just like with everything that is personal, only you can detect the benefits it brings to you — which I would love to hear about. 


However, I can tell you of the ones I found… so far… as benefits for me.

Because there is no end to the rabbit hole:

  1. The patterns that my mind uses to distract me become very clear.
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Why I Hate The Word “Meditation”

I hate the word meditation because it has been exploited by institutions/lineages/teachers to push the agendas or beliefs they think to be ‘the truth for everyone’. …

Or…. to ask for money they would like to charge.

For example, a center in downtown New York City asked me for 1500 dollars three years ago to give me private instruction.

I hung up the phone and forgot about them.

Still other groups impose rituals that need to be learned.  None of that is necessary.

All of that is just more things to add… Do this, learn this, chant this, fill this bowl.

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