Category: Spirituality General

Meditation and Pain

Pain is a message from the body that should not be ignored. Pain in meditation is frequent and happens for various reasons. Meditation pain is an indication of something being corrected or a warning that something is wrong. Meditation may lead to the opening of chakras, …

Solitude Vacation

Solitude is for self reflection, self organization, self love and healing. Ascetics renounce society and disappear into solitude. However, the occasional withdrawal from society is enough for most people. The ideal setting for solitude is a natural environment where birds sing and insects whistle. A place …

Spending Time With Yourself

Spending time with yourself is just as important as spending time with others. Never be afraid to be alone with your thoughts. The sunlight soaks her skin as she sits in solitude naked on the sand. Without resistance she watches while the currents carry away the …

Drop Unnecessary Concern

You will live your best life when you drop unnecessary concern and focus on things that are truly important like your goals and family. Only a strong altruistic individual can care about people while being unconcerned about how they see him. The less you care about …

Let Them Have The Last Word

There is nothing to gain by arguing with some people. Sometimes it is best to let them have the last word. I was once like a tireless artificial intelligence that replied to every comment and invested hours of energy into trivial conversations trying to explain myself. …

Between Ascetic and Secular: The Intersection

Free thinkers reside at the intersection of secular and ascetic. Elements from both worlds flow into this junction immersing the residents in a melting pot. The struggles, sadness, pain, joy and happiness they experience is unparalleled. Ascetic Street 1% Buddhists, yogis, Taoists, mystics, nuns and priests …

Just Sit There

It seems unlikely that the art of being could ever be associated with danger. After all what risk is there in doing nothing? Innocent as it might seem there are precautions that beginners should heed to prevent injury and mental disturbance. Meditation is most effective when …