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Kundalini Or Cardiologist? – How To Handle Symptoms During Meditation Wisely

I recently received the following question from a mindsight student: “I was wondering if you could address something that has been capturing my awareness almost since I started meditating three years ago. I have brought to your attention several times, either through email or through direct conversation, several physical sensations that I have experienced during formal practice. These sensations often become border-line intolerable, (albeit they have lessened in frequency during recent months). […]

By |2018-10-16T04:12:20+00:00October 14th, 2018|Essays|

Reflection – Reviving a Dinosaur?

I am not a historian. Who knows how most people lived and thought in the privacy of their home before the age of Facebook. Through Facebook I am told that a vague acquaintance of mine just made a bean soup, and the notification is accompanied by a picture of said soup. Another one informs me of someone using a new deodorant, and why this seems to be a life-changing event. A third one shows off their new dog, obviously soaking in the accolades of friends expressing their admirations. Really? Should I care about soups, deodorants, pets and whatever else the kitchen sink can swallow in other people’s homes? […]

By |2018-06-11T14:54:50+00:00June 10th, 2018|Essays|