Lamrim Day One - Our Precious Human Life Nice sit, the only disruption being ducks and geese landing on the pond I was sitting next to, which I don't consider a disruption at all. It's funny, when I hear them make noise, I note it ("Sound, sound"), but I always feel my mood lighten a ...
Another mix of night time and morning practice
Evening sit. Too tired and too much happening at the moment
I did a guided mindfulness meditation for 10 minutes and I could feel this strange feeling. I always feel it when I meditate. When I close my eyes, I feel, my spiritual body (I could not find a better word) is not properly aligned with the physical one. I try to move a little to feel where I sho ...
Lamrim Day Twenty-One - Relying on a Spiritual Guide HOT sit, even in the shade. Other than that, nice sit.
Part morning practice, part midway through the night practice
Morning sit. Another sit curled up on my mat allowing the waves of fear that were passing through my chest. It was strangely okay, perhaps because I was not resisting them or judging them. I remember writing about thinking they were ending, and wanting them to end. They are no longer constant, b ...
Evening sit, finally feeling better.
Such a strange sit. But I have a feeling it might prove to have been strangely helpful not just strange.
Evening sit. Feeling very stuck... And also nervous and unprepared for the jukai. A sit with very little space. Am not enjoying this feeling of being enclosed in my emotions. Can feel all sorts of clinging and fear and things that I can see are not helping. Wishing I had a little more wisdom!
Sitting with sangha friends
Lamrim Day Twenty - Superior Seeing I love meditating on emptiness. I once found a meditation (Six Element practice) that I absolutely loved because it really encourages the methodical, logical look at ourselves which, when combined with my knowledge of quantum physics, puts me in a place wher ...