Awareness and Mindfulness

This week we are exploring some of the most important inner states. We are looking at awareness, consciousness and mindfulness. Intellectually understanding these experiences will help you with the practice. It makes it more accessible. Having said that, we have to learn to go beyond words and descriptions and practice well to directly realize what … Read more

Awareness, Consciousness and Mindfulness

Awareness and Mindfulness. This week I will clarify these two words and introduce the functions they point to. Mindfulness, consciousness and awareness are often confused or misunderstood. This initial misunderstanding blocks the gate that leads to efficient and smooth spiritual practice. Mindfulness Mindfulness is sometimes defined as “an ability to recollect”, “remembrance” or “knowing what … Read more

Headflix and Netflix – Awareness of Fabrication

This article is definitely for those meditators who do enjoy watching movies sometimes. I certainly do! Now, does that make me an inferior and downright unspiritual worlding? Probably! Should we all stop to entertain ourselves and move into a cave? Only if you are a spiritual Superman with Rainbow Ninja Powers – then you may … Read more

Presence and Goals – Adding Quality and Direction

How is it possible to live our life in presence while pursuing important goals? Are these two facets of being and doing not mutually exclusive? In this article I will talk about how to combine these two qualities skillfully. Having Goals & Navigating our Story If life was a journey across a vast ocean it … Read more

Meditation Course 3: Silent Present Awareness

This is part three of our How to Meditate series in which I will explore the step of silent present moment awareness. If you haven’t done the first meditation exercise yet, you are building a house without a proper foundation. Please make sure to complete the previous techniques before you move on, that way you … Read more