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Heightened Awareness

Satipatthana

2019-08-13T18:59:03-07:00October 20th, 2019|Heightened Awareness|

There are many types of meditation resulting in trance states, complete relaxation, intense concentration or wide-awake focusing on the now. None of these, in the writer’s opinion, has the majesty of the Satipatthana meditation, [...]

Mindfulness

2019-10-02T23:03:06-07:00September 10th, 2019|Heightened Awareness|

Mindfulness is a term used by the Buddha, and he said that it is the first of seven factors of enlightenment. We have already examined our state of mind and watched our breath; we [...]

Chi & Prana

2019-08-13T18:46:14-07:00April 11th, 2019|Heightened Awareness|

Nothing could be more important than the circulation and balancing of the Chi, the Vital Force or Intrinsic Energy. Chi could truly be called the Staff of Life – when it stops circulating, we [...]

Sound

2019-08-13T18:47:11-07:00March 25th, 2019|Heightened Awareness|

In India the people speak of “vibration before sound,” the catalyst for the beginning of creation. This probably has the same meaning as, “In the beginning was the Word.” Almost all beliefs agree that [...]

Breath

2019-08-13T18:47:40-07:00March 21st, 2019|Heightened Awareness|

Let’s consider the breath for a bit. Nothing is as vital to life as breath, yet we take it for granted and breathe unconsciously. This is probably for the best, for when breath is [...]