Tag Archives: Thoughts and emotions

What do lions and dogs have to do with meditation?

Please enjoy my guest post at the What Meditation Really Is blog. Here is how it starts off: At first glance, this might sound like a strange question, but actually there are meditation instructions that use these examples! I recently … Continue reading

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Neither block your thoughts nor chase after them

Today, I would like to share more advice by Mingyur Rinpoche on how to deal with thoughts and emotions, that he gave in the context of the exercise from his book The Joy of Living, which I described in my … Continue reading

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An exercise in emptiness

I am immensely enjoying helping with the online course in meditation that I mentioned previously, however it hasn’t left me with a lot of time of writing in my blog. I have kept my routine of practicing and reflecting, but … 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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