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Changing States of Consciousness While Meditating (Meditation Journal)

This is part of my Meditation Journal with dozens of posts > Meditation Journal Entry from 1998 Mind Shift. Conscious Dimension Shift. Sitting in the reclining chair with my feet up on my desk I was mindful of breath for 15 minutes while fern showered. I settled down in about 10 minutes and started to … Read more

The Process – Meditation Mystery (Thailand Meditation Journal)

Thailand Meditation Journal Date: 1996? This morning while sitting on the balcony of our 7th-floor hotel room in Melbourne one was not trying to meditate–but one was just experiencing and being in the present moment. After a short time, one blanked out for some periods of 1-10 seconds. One felt that otherness perch on the … Read more

What Am I Looking At? (Thailand Meditation Journal)

Purple lotus at meditation center in Thailand.

This is part of my Thailand Meditation Journal Experience after the Flat-mind State became permanent. Over the last few months 6? 8? there’s been this constant stillness of mind that is always there. If I stop typing right now – it’s there – an instant empty mind. No thoughts. It’s funny… it’s the state that … Read more

Nibbana, Nirvana, or Hypnotic State? 5-23-09

A headless Buddha as the sun sets in Thailand.

This is part of my Meditation Journal Experience after the Flat-mind State became permanent. Sat 23 May 09 Without writing a book about this… I want to mention it I guess because if at some point nibbana comes despite my not chasing it – there should be a path or a succession of things that … Read more