I Can’t Hear Myself Think

When I was growing up my mom used to say, “It’s so loud in here, I can’t hear myself think.” As a child I thought, “Whatever.” Now, as a parent, I totally understand what she was saying. There are moments, more often than I like, that the noise and busyness of family life are so…

Tibetan Singing bowls: Dharma goes to the west.

Mindfulness through the sound of bells.  Singing bells have come to the west to be appreciated as a tool of Mindfulness.  Allowing the sound of the bell to fully complete into the silence can center one’s thoughts.  This is tool used for many centuries by Tibetan Monks.  Thich Nhat Hanh travels around the world to…

Meditation The Art Of Inner Listening

All of the great world religions contain a mystical or meditative tradition. This tradition emphasizes the importance of daily reflection as a direct method for realizing an unmediated experience of the true nature of existence. In Buddhism meditation is viewed as the central spiritual practice,   Please meditate on this video by one of my…

Meditation The Art Of Inner Listening

All of the great world religions contain a mystical or meditative tradition. This tradition emphasizes the importance of daily reflection as a direct method for realizing an unmediated experience of the true nature of existence. In Buddhism meditation is viewed as the central spiritual practice,   Please meditate on this video by one of my…

Sacred space: setting a Spiritual tone.

A sacred space created for meditation. Completely surrendering in meditation is to become absolutely vulnerable to Spirit.  Many of us have a fear of losing control of our lives; we always want to be in control.  We want to know what to expect out of situations we enter into.  For many of us, being vulnerable…

Sacred space: setting a Spiritual tone.

A sacred space created for meditation. Completely surrendering in meditation is to become absolutely vulnerable to Spirit.  Many of us have a fear of losing control of our lives; we always want to be in control.  We want to know what to expect out of situations we enter into.  For many of us, being vulnerable…

Namaste Consciousness in San Clemente

Namaste is more than just a greeting we use in yoga class. Namaste consciousness, a feeling of oneness with all of creation is listed as a side effect of the practice of meditation. Deepak Chopra discusses this quality in Meditation Techniques Demonstrated. How would your day look different if you set your intention to honor…