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Early Meditation Session

4/14/96 I’ve made a commitment to dedicate some time to meditation a few times per week for an hour or however much time I have to do so.  I just finished an hour session. I was able to stay focused on my breathing and on my own thoughts.  Outside noises didn’t interfere much at all … Read more

The Feeling of Me (Meditation Journal)

What am I? Am I body and blood, muscle and bone?

This is part of my Meditation Journal Experience after the Flat-mind State became permanent. Alan Watts, one of my favorite speakers, has said that the feeling of ourselves, the feeling of the tangible self inside is nothing more than the muscular tension about the abdomen or chest area. I wanted to share with you what … Read more

Meditation – Numbness – Stillness – Peace (Meditation Journal)

This is part of my Meditation Journal where you can find dozens of more posts like this. Meditation Journal Entry from 1999 Journal Date: Sometime in 1999 one just finished meditating for a half hour. A fairly blank peace came over the self rather quickly (immediately). The back didn’t hurt. The mind didn’t wander far. … Read more

Meditation Experiences Timeline

Monk standing alone on building at Wat Nong Pah Pong in Warin Chamrap, Ubon Ratchathani in Thailand's northeast or "Isaan" region.

This is part of my Meditation Journal (click) which includes dozens of posts. Journal Date: 1995 to 2008. I was just thinking that it would be good for me to put down in writing some sort of timeline for the way things have happened for me since starting meditation. Often times people read this journal … Read more