Attitude and Technique – Fundamentals of Meditation

There are many Meditation Techniques allover this world. A few of them are well known, others are only accessible to initiates. It appears to be the case that many people are concerned about these various techniques. They wonder which one to practice and for how long. But in our quest for the right retreat, the … Read more

Beyond Thinking – The Emptiness of Thoughts

What happens when you go beyond thinking? The space beyond discursive thought is essential to the practice of meditation. It’s the doorway to true insight. Without being able to go beyond thinking, the practitioner will stay stuck within confusion, agitation and many other basic obstacles. Therefore I will dedicate this article to the development of … Read more

Train the Mind in Three Stages – Balanced Practice

In this article I will clarify how to train the mind in three stages for the sake of long-term benefit and release from suffering. Sometimes people wonder what we are actually doing over here during our lifechanging retreats. So today I will summarize it for you in a very simple way.  Train the Mind 1: … Read more

How to be a little Happier – The Power of Decisions

This post is all about the good stuff, the stuff that makes your life worth living. It’s all about happiness – and happiness is a cool thing! It’s in fact so cool, that every living being is after it. We spend lifetimes seeking it in relationships, coconuts, rainbows, meditation, accommodation, holidays, work, in our body … Read more

Release Thoughts for Inner Peace

“How can I switch off the noisy mind?” I get this question a lot. It shows how most people feel about the voice in their head – at least those who are already conscious of it. Many people want to be liberated from compulsive thinking, at least for some times during their day-to-day life. To … Read more

Meditation Course 5: Clear Breath Awareness

This is part five of our How to Meditate series in which I will explore the step of clear breath awareness. If you haven’t done the first, the second, the third and the fourth meditation exercise yet, you are building a house without a proper foundation. Please make sure to complete the previous techniques before … Read more

Meditation Course 4: Silent Breath Awareness

This is part four of our How to Meditate series in which I will explore the step of silent breath awareness. If you haven’t done the first, the second and the third meditation exercise yet, you are building a house without a proper foundation. Please make sure to complete the previous techniques before you move … 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

Meditation Course 2: Present Moment Awareness

This is part two of our “How to Meditate” series in which I will explore the step of 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 technique before you move on, that way you will … Read more

Looking Through the Spiritual Ego

Namaste! I am sensing things, I can read your aura (pssst! You need to unblock your large intestine-chakra). And as a traditionalist, I sit in lotus pose for 3 hours without moving – biting through the pain. After meditating for 20 years in various secret monasteries, this has lead to the opening of my third … Read more