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The Meaning of Suffering

August 13th, 2019|Categories: Climb the Joyous Mountain|

The Buddha, 2500 years ago, pointed out that three conditions are common to all beings: impermanence, lack of any lasting ego-self, and suffering. Dukkha (suffering) means more than pain as the opposite of pleasure, and the Buddha said that such suffering is the inevitable [...]

Introduction to Meditation For Healing

July 26th, 2019|Categories: Meditation For Healing|

The author’s interest in healing through spiritual means goes back many, many years. Such healing methods must stand the test of actual practice; results must be achieved. Simply to believe in something because one wants it to be true is delusion, and delusion [...]

Prana At Work

July 20th, 2019|Categories: Spiritual Odyssey|

One of the hardest things for a beginner to understand is the fact that there must be physical changes for spiritual changes to take place. We are so used to thinking of spiritual as being something ephemeral that we cannot at all relate [...]

Great Circle Meditation

July 17th, 2019|Categories: Joy Thru Movement Photo Text|

If the reader would like to supplement his or her T’ai Chi Chih with a suitable meditation, to bring about an inner stillness after the movements he or she has been practicing, this is an easy one to practice and should have great [...]

Evolution & Awareness

July 14th, 2019|Categories: Heightened Awareness|

It should be obvious that not all people will get the same results from these practices. The reason is simple: we are not all at the same level of evolution. Some of us are more highly evolved than others. All people, all species, are [...]

Foreword for Climb the Joyous Mountain

July 5th, 2019|Categories: Climb the Joyous Mountain|

Reading Climb the Joyous Mountain, we are touched by Justin’s lyrical poetry and deep appreciation of life. He genuinely connects with people, places, and situations because he doesn’t bring a personal agenda. Justin asks, “Does writing about the ‘Joyous Mountain’ make one more joyous?” [...]

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