Browsing Category Meditation

Deal with facts

Fact: I am afraid Non fact: I should be courageous Why do we deal with something illusory all the time? We’re afraid, we create an idea of courage and say I should be courageous. Here, fear is the only fact. The idea of courage is not facing fear. It is turning away from fear. To find an answer to a problem, the problem must be…

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Care for fear

When we look at our fear with attention, without the past recognition of fear, look at the feeling of it. There is great care. That attention perhaps brings about a certain sense of care towards fear, and perhaps love towards fear. I am not talking about ‘self-love’, which is stupid in my opinion. I am not talking about cultivating anything. I am talking about attending…

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Doing nothing

Set an intention – the spiritual teacher said. It is all about intention. Set your intentions before meditation. that’s when you have to seriously question, whether the so-called spiritual teacher knows anything about meditation. I know something about meditation. And it is not that. The intention is a product of thought. And meditation is anything but thought. Intention creates effort. Because it sets an expectation….

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Do you know what meditation is? – Hint! It is not the marketed version.

Why do we meditate at all? Isn’t it to get better? To end suffering, to improve ourselves? To be stress free? Or some other version of it? Most people seek out meditation to end suffering I remember when I started looking into meditation it was to sleep properly. Thoughts kept me awake at the night and I was sleeping during the day. And it pushed…

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Knowing Anxiety – Attention, Control, Pathology of Positivity

Anxiety is a state where you are worried about the future or about something that happened in the past repeating as a memory and being afraid that it might happen again. You are never in the present moment; your mind is always looking forward to things or ruminating over the things that happened. An exercise like, mindfulness meditation that teaches to stay present to the…

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