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Comments on No Thought State of Yesterday

This is part of my Meditation Journal where you can find dozens of more posts like this. Journal Date: 8-31-07 Comments on the process from yesterday. I added a lot more here that I forgot to say during yesterday’s video. I don’t think I described the physical feeling very well yesterday, at least I wasn’t … Read more

ChatGPT on How to Attain Jhana Levels

Krabi Thailand Buddha at a Buddhist temple.

My questions and responses are bold and the answers by ChatGPT, an iteration of AI on the road to general artificial intelligence, on 29 Jan 2023 follow unbolded. Can you condense down the teachings of Vipassana to around 1000 words telling me how to reach the jhana levels? Vipassana, also known as Insight Meditation, is … Read more

Mountain Climb, Flat Mind, and a Question

Bamboo over walkway at Wat Nong Pah Pong in Warin Chamrap, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand - a Buddhist temple.

This is part of my Meditation Journal Experience after the Flat-mind State became permanent. Featured image above: One of my favorite places in the world – Wat Nong Pah Pong in Warin Chamrap, Ubon Ratchathani province, Thailand. March 8, 2015 I haven’t written here in a while. My foot felt OK today so I climbed … Read more

Cloudy Head – Uncreative State

This is part of my Meditation Journal Experience after the Flat-mind State became permanent. I’ve been feeling this for weeks now, it’s pretty impossible to describe, but I’ll give it a try. There’s nothing going on in my head most times. When I try to write a fiction book, think about something in the future, … Read more