It is an introduction to Hindu tantric yoga (not the American excuse for an orgy “tantra”, but the systems of … Continue reading Book Review: The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
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You cannot take a physical path away from samsara. Samsara will follow you, because it is a condition of the … Continue reading Sometimes I feel like taking off into the woods forever. How Do I Cope with Samsara and Still Be Content?
Even experienced meditators have emotional triggers. Emotional triggers activate the amygdala which initiates the fight-or-flight response and triggers the hippocampus. The … Continue reading Why Can an Experienced Meditator Lose His Cool and Use Logical Fallacies in a Heated Debate?
Place your attention in the palm of your hand. Notice the sensations of the air on your skin. You may … Continue reading How to Meditate in a Bar
Meet Doris. When she is in her ordinary superficial awareness and feels angry, she will say,”I am angry.” Think about … Continue reading How can I be less egotistical?
When Buddhist and Hindu texts talk about non-duality, it is often misunderstood as never making judgments. Non-duality points to a … Continue reading Do the enlightened see a difference between good and evil?