Anonymous asked: So many people talk about meditation "waking you up". What exactly does happen when you meditate? Are you supposed to see anything? I tried once but I don't think it worked
Feel the sacredness of this moment
I closed my mouth and spoke to you in a hundred silent ways.– Rumi (via heartmindawakening)
Dear fellow LA dwellers
Hola. My meditation teacher is going to be out of town for the next two weeks so she asked me to take over, leading her weekly sits in Silverlake. I’m really excited because I normally only do sessions with one or two people. If anyone is interested in practicing some mindfulness meditation (vipassana) with a group, come join us. We are in the dance studio (JCC) at 1110 Bates Ave (Enter on...
The ‘here’ is everywhere, and the now always. Go beyond the ‘I-am-the-body’ idea...– Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj (via lazyyogi)
To let go of attachment means making more room for...
I saw Eternity the other night Like a great ring of pure and endless light,...– Henry Vaughan (via nirvikalpa)
Enlightenment is not a peak experience. It’s a permanent shift in paradigm that...– Shinzen Young
Anonymous asked: oh my goodness, literally thank you so much. I wasn't expecting such a thorough answer haha. You have no idea how much this helped me. I've been wanting to start meditating for so long, but just had no idea where to start. I'm beginning tomorrow. Thanks again for starting my journey
Anonymous asked: please tell me, what is a good start to meditating? how? what is a good book or something, thank you, so much.
“The wind blows against my skin in a way I could have never imagined. Its touch massages my pores, filling the microscopic holes with flowing sensation. The sounds of the birds’ songs inhales through my ears and exhales into the world. It fills the empty space which stretches infinitely out and in. These eyes see the beauty so easily overlooked. It’s impossible to truly convey in...
Surrealist Inspired Writing Exercise.
I just got back from a poetry workshop and learned a really cool exercise. I was so happy with the outcome and experience that I want to share it with all of you. The first thing you want to do is make a list of ten concrete nouns. A concrete noun is something physical, not abstract (I.E. Pen, Wall, Dog, Car, Sun, Floor ect…). Let everything that wants to come out, just flow out of your mind...
would you be angry if a sleep-walker bumped into you while you yourself were...– Anthony Galvan