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I have found fresh fruit juices and buttermilk especially helpful. We defeat the purpose of meditation if we look about, admiring the bird on the sill or watching people come and go. Those difficult stretches that test our mastery — sudden rises, hairpin turns, icy roads — we negotiate skillfully, like a practiced driver. Sit upright and close your eyes. Renewing Our Committment To make progress in meditation, you must be regular in your practice of it.

Without a balance between physical activity and meditation, for instance, we may become irritable easwwran restless.

Once I went with an old friend to a meeting in the hills. The book has been frequently reprinted and translated into 14 languages. Eight Steps to inner harmony and to develop your own potential Susan Johnson, trans.

But whatever you use, keep it only for meditation. We want to draw forth our positive side, our higher Self, and the passages should move you to become steadfast, compassionate, and wise. But a few have an inborn capacity to plunge deeply inward. Basically, clothes you feel comfortable in will do nicely.

I repeat His holy name, silently in my mind, whenever I have a spare moment, whenever I can remember.

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The appropriate dress for meditation has nothing to do with fashion. But when I wear this tan jacket, I always have another jacket on underneath: I joined together with them in spiritual fellowship at heart, as I appreciated their efforts to love as just like my own. But my friend took each curve with an easy spin of the wheel, letting it swing back on its own.


Easwaran explains the meaning and purpose of the mantram, describes its extraordinary power and invites us to try it out for ourselves. I have a simple suggestion for young people: Each edition also contains a preface by the author in which he explains how he discovered the passage meditation method.

When we know how to set right any turmoil in the mind, all the power comes into our hands, to be used for the benefit of all. May we be united in our resolve. With all our consciousness gathered to an intense focus kenath, the boundaries that seem to separate us from eknatj rest of the world disappear.

Practicing Passage Meditation Within A Faith Tradition

After all, you can get along with a Model T body if you have a Ferrari engine. This does not mean that differences of opinion all vanish. Occasionally the mind may try the old recorder ruse. Share Facebook Twitter E-mail.

If the words mrditation too close together, you will not be slowing down the mind: During the lunch, my mom recalled reading one of the Blue Mountain quarterly journals. A mind that is fast is sick.

Less than that will not be enough; more than that may be hazardous. Starting the day elnath enables you to take a short walk or do some exercises, meditate, and have a leisurely breakfast with your family or friends.

The more attention you give them, the less you will be giving to the garbled version. Do not give in. If you want to sit in a straight-back chair, use one with arms. The best course is to attend more to the true words mediration the prayer.


Such a purging of pent-up emotion may be very beneficial. The Best The best, like water, Benefit all and do not compete.

The First Chapter of “Passage Meditation”

His students were awed. Unless you practice all of them, you easwatan progress safely and far”. But it becomes an obstacle if you dwell on it, get excited about it, run to report it to everybody.

Place It is helpful if you can set aside a room in your home just for meditation and nothing else, a room that will begin to have strong spiritual associations for you. The next morning, though, Eeaswaran read about the aftermath. Strong pssage may be activated during meditation.

In slowing down and in putting my parents first, thoughts of love, respect, and patience came into view, and thoughts of anger or impatience subsided. Passagw may be sitting in the bathroom. I remember that when I learned to drive many years ago, my instructor kept trying patiently to teach me to use the clutch.

What is the body then? Whenever you are aware of time, a distracting element has entered. When you concentrate more, you will probably find that meditxtion distractions disappear. Retrieved from ” https: Once, it is said, a great painter took a mediocre portrait and brought it to vibrant life with a few quick strokes.

Profit, loss, profit, loss. It is within, at the core of our being — our real nature, nearer to us than our bodies, dearer to us than our lives. Conversations with Eknath Easwaran see article. Just as they stand, they embody the spiritual wisdom of Saint Francis.