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Are You On the Right Path in Meditation? (What Helps & Doesn’t)

What helps and what doesn't help for meditation practice?

If you’re wondering whether you’re on the right path. If you’re wondering whether you need to move to Thailand or anywhere in the world and join a Buddhist temple to help with your meditation, watch this video. What Helps and What Doesn’t Help in Meditation? (video) I talk about whether moving somewhere else or joining … Read more

Does Enlightenment (Nirvana) Give You Mastery Over Emotions?

Human Skeletons Suan Mokkh temple in Chaiya subdistrict of Surat Thani, Thailand.

Featured image above: Human Skeletons Suan Mokkh temple in Chaiya, Surat Thani province… southern Thailand. If you’ve been following this sporadic blog at all you know I’ve not really put any priority on meditation any longer. I don’t meditate. I don’t focus on the empty state of the mind when I stop doing, stop thinking. … Read more

Meditation for Beginners

Most people beginning meditation start by finding a group. There is a notion that exists among most people that a group is needed for a couple of reasons. 1. Beginners like the idea of having a teacher to ask questions of, or at least some meditators that have some advanced experience. 2. The social factor. … Read more

Enlightenment, Societal Consciousness

Thought today as listening to Alan Watts cassette that I am on the verge of enlightenment at any time. As I sit here experiencing the view out the dining area window One feels intuitively that if a shift occurred in the thought process then enlightenment would come and completely take over the mind and thought … Read more