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Meditation Journal Entry 25 | 1998

This is part of my Meditation Journal (click) which includes dozens of posts.

I just meditated for 25-40 mins. In the blue room of the house. The mind became calm eventually–but followed many thoughts. Probably because this one is tired. One felt numbness. One was presented with many visual photos –mostly of demons and ghouls–like stuff at an antique shop we saw days ago and the Aztec stuff. One saw the mind as a mailbox to put (hang) thoughts onto. Mind is a depository to hang things to use later.

One saw thoughts being hung up on the box as one let go of each one in the mind. One felt some joy today as one realized that we all are human. One felt very happy to be alive and openly smiled a few times. One felt numb, light, and unbothered by outside noises–on just kept bringing the focus back to breathing. The butt hurts and the foot fell asleep– the floor is very hard here. I say these silently to myself as I watch the breath:

Breathing in One smiles to the self.

Breathing out one relaxes.


In: Non-attachment

Out: Let it all go


Over a decade ago I followed a simple meditation process that led to the Jhana levels without even knowing what Jhana was. I hope I can help more people to meditate and experience some of the things that happen when the mind stops. It may well be the most profound human experience available to us. Copyright ©2020 All content written by .

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