Be Still and Know- What Does it Really Mean?

    Spiritual teachers have given the instruction to reach Samadhi: “be still and know”.  Be still and know the true Self beyond name and form, or be still and know that you are God. What exactly do they mean?      How can you be still on a globe spinning 1,000mph around its axis, […]

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Concentration and Surrender- The Two Fundamental Aspects of Meditation

  Two aspects or dimensions of meditation can be found in most traditions in which the perennial wisdom flourishes. The two aspects have been called yin and yang, shakti and shiva, or energy and consciousness and many other names throughout history. These two aspects reflect the nature of the dualistic world in which we live. […]

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Awakening and Enlightenment: Always Being Buddha, Always Becoming Buddha

“The truth that transcends the intellect will not be seen by means of the intellect. The point of non-action will not be reached by means of deliberate action. If you want to achieve the point of non-action transcending thought, sever the root of mind itself and rest in naked awareness!” ~ Tilopa, Mahamudra Upadesha   Meditation […]

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