At one stage of the trip, I’d just had a freak out, mainly physical. I was coming up hard and had lost all sense of physical being which was scary; “Chris” I appealed, “I feel weird mate”. “It’s OK” he said, “you’ve taken drugs”.
Standing perched on that hill at the bus stop, I did begin to feel different, like I was a drifter, but I wasn’t drifting from town to town, I was drifting through states of consciousness.
When the abbot and his disciples practised their evening meditation, a cat who lived in the monastery made so much noise that it distracted them. So one day the abbot ordered that the cat be […]
Looking to deepen your meditation practice? Here are 10 ideas… 1. Make It a Daily Practice If meditation isn’t yet a daily practice, make it one. I can’t emphasise the importance of consistency enough. Making it a daily […]
10 Day Vipassana meditation courses are available all over the world. This post is intended to give you an idea of what to expect on the course and, if you decide do one, to make […]
Two monks were on a pilgrimage. One day, they came to a deep river.
There once was an old farmer who worked in the fields growing crops. One day, his only horse ran away. Soon after, neighbours from the village visited and offered their sympathies “What a shame, now […]
You’ve heard about meditation and have an idea about all the apparent benefits, but you’re not sure exactly how it works and if its really worth doing. I’ve been meditating for a few years now […]
When I started meditating in 2012, I kept it up as a daily habit pretty darn well. With one major exception: when I was travelling. Though travel and meditation are two key parts of my […]
You’ve realised that meditation really might change your life, but have no idea how to do it or where to begin. You’re in the right place, this is a short guide to help get you started […]