Jhana Yoga: How to prevent your stories from causing you suffering

Jhana Yoga: How to prevent your stories from causing you suffering

When I was in my 20’s I made up a story in my head that I had to have a yoga mat and move through meditative postures in order to practice yoga.

When I got to my 30’s the story grew into something more meaningful. Now, yoga meant that practicing contemplative and meditative exercises would help me understand myself and…

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Contemplating The Teachings Of Thomas Merton

Contemplating The Teachings Of Thomas Merton

“A life is either all spiritual or not spiritual at all. No man can serve two masters. Your life is shaped by the end you live for. You are made in the image of what you desire.”—Thomas Merton

In the hours before his unexpected death, Thomas Merton gave a speech quoting the Dalai Lama: “The time has come brother, when we must stand on our own feet.” Although the Dalai Lama was referring to…

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