Tag Archives: Meditation

Getting used to

Settling into our new permanent home here in Hawaii took much longer as anticipated, but Sandra and I are finally coming to an end of our moving-in phase.  Now we actually have somewhere to sit down and relax. I am … Continue reading

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The wrong kind of “Gap”!

Wow! I just realized it has been more than a week since I made my last post here. I think that’s the longest gap I have had since I started. Gaps are good in meditation. The instructions say to rest … Continue reading

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The wrong kind of non-meditation

I have been doing a lot of non-meditation and non-blogging lately, but not the good kind. Settling into our new place is taking longer than I thought. I hoped I would have more time after we moved, but a few … Continue reading

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A big secret about non-meditation

Over the last few days I have been trying out Mingyur Rinpoche’s exercise in non-meditation. I have enjoyed to try to “not meditate”, and to just be aware of whatever happens without interfering in any way. In my last post … Continue reading

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More on waves and thoughts

I have been reflecting more on waves and thoughts. An advice that came to my mind is by my principal Dzogchen teacher, Sogyal Rinpoche, who often advises to make friends with thoughts and emotions and to be like a charming … Continue reading

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Waves and thoughts

Yesterday, I went to the beach and spent some time watching the waves. In the teachings, thoughts are often compared to waves. Just like waves are the natural activity of the ocean, thoughts are the natural activity of the mind. … Continue reading

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