Evening sitting on the first day of the retreat. We start properly in the morning. Less sitting time than I'm used to because the theme of the retreat is death and dying and a lot of the time will be spent in workshops on that subject which leaves less time for sitting.
Bluemoon
6 days ago 2
Mindfulness of Breathing Nice sit, focus was come and go, but ended nicely, with good focus and deep calm.
GregSWhite
6 days ago 1
I'm back from my two-week visit to a world-renowned monastery abroad. It was an experience. I feel the time is ripe to officially start a meditation journey. 1,000 days, 1,000 hours, 1,000 meditations. There is a 0.1% chance that I'll die before finishing my journey, There's also a chance I'll g ...
Twodark
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7 days ago
Morning sit. Being with the child me who is afraid of abandonment, and seeing how I have projected all these feelings onto someone else. Metta to those feelings.
rosie
7 days ago 1
Evening sit. Late, quite sleepy. Feeling a lot of contraction inside me, after a conversation that was difficult but also useful. I have been recognising this feeling a lot over the past few days.. Recognizing, accepting, breathing and being with my breath. Feeling it soften a little.
rosie
7 days ago 3
Zazenkai. started with releasing a lot of sadness, after which sitting was peaceful. Being with the in and out breath.
rosie
8 days ago 3
Zendo sitting, less sitting time for me because of doing a beginners' introduction instead of the middle of the three sits.
Bluemoon
8 days ago 4
Mindfulness of Breathing Early morning sit, which usually don't work out that well. This one was going... ok, until my daughter arrived midway through and interrupted.
GregSWhite
8 days ago 1
Short but oh so helpful bit of focused practice at home, needed despite being about to head off to the zebdo for more sitting
Bluemoon
8 days ago 3
May compassion imbue the days travels, and letting go belsewhere a part of today's practise.
lotussitting
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8 days ago 3