Category Archives: Meditation

Meditation is Dhyana, or stillness of mind. It is not visualisation or possitive affirmation.

Meditating with Mataji

Meditating with Mataji is an entry to a wondrous peace from which the world and one’s own ego clear, without upsetting the equilibrium of peacefulness Continue reading

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Still-mind meditation – Outcomes, Not Philosophy

Where does still-mind meditation come from? Who was the original teacher? Continue reading

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What I Have Learnt from Teaching Meditation

Teaching meditation is very rewarding … though occasionally there are hiccups! These are the standouts Continue reading

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Anger…meditation…mindfulness… or Resilience?

Getting off anger – meditation and mindfulness work after the fact, you can learn how to nip it in the bud prior to anger arising. An angry response is a stress reaction. Continue reading

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A Night in Hospital

An unexpected night in hospital with unexpected incidents… Continue reading

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Scientific Meditation Research

Meditation research has an upside and a downside – the upside is that it is more reliable than personal stories; the downside is that what is left out may be as important as, or more significant than, what is currently tested for. Continue reading

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Starting Your Meditation Practice – Part 1, Time

New to meditation?  Here are some tips on getting yourself established.

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Physical Body, Spiritual Body

Your physical body, spiritual body… can it be so, or do you suppose that the body is totally matter, perishable and not at all spiritual? That the mind is spirit while the body is only the vehicle?. There  could be something quite back-to-front … Continue reading

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Mission Beach – Rainforest in Winter

As winter 2014  approaches, I’m reminded of the time I spend, once a year for a week, in the mysterious rainforest of Northern Queensland. Sanctuary Retreat is not too far north – an hour’s drive south of Cairns. I go in July, … Continue reading

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Meditation – being comfortable with reality

Meditation can do more for us than relieve stress. Continue reading

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