Jhana 8 logo with lotus leaf.

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

The Process – Meditation Mystery (Meditation Journal)

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 head for … Read more