Category Archives: On Mindfulness

Tantric Zen – Delving into Practical Buddhism Topics

Fall is a great time to delve into some hands-on topics in practical Buddhism. To kick our practice of meditation and mindfulness up a notch, and have some fun at the same time, we are going to use the “Tantric … Continue reading

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Clearing and Increasing Energy in our Home Space – Experiment of the Week

This week, as we delve deeper into applying the principles of the pragmatic mysticism that Rama taught – our class “experiment” is taking a look — and then acting on what we find — in our home space to increase … Continue reading

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New Meditation Blog and Other Websites

There’s a new meditation blog online that you might want to check out: “Enlightenment is Real” I find it insightful and inspiring in its treatment of meditation and mindfulness topics, usually based on and expanding a nugget of wisdom from … Continue reading

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Overcoming Stress: “Life doesn’t change, you do”

“The koan is: Life doesn’t change, but you do.” — Rama Key points regarding stress: Stress is a state of mind– which means we get into and out of it by learning how to recognize and control our states of … Continue reading

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When the Mind Wanders, Happiness Also Strays — New York Times

Another “discovery” of the scientists:

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Rama on Selfless Giving

  So we approach God.  We sit in meditation and we feel eternity and we say to eternity, “Eternity, I don’t know what’s right or wrong, good or bad.  I may be doing what’s right or I may be deceiving … Continue reading

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Whose Business Are You In, Anyway?

Staying in your own business… A wonderful quote from one of my favorite books, that someone brought to read in class because they had been so much happier since starting to pay attention to the distinction that Byron Katie makes … Continue reading

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