It is difficult for all of us to meditate for 20 minutes when the rest of the 23 hours and 40 minutes are chaotic. From this perspective meditation or mindfulness becomes mindful living — slowing down and observing our mind. Making adjustments when things become gloomy, aggressive, cynical, self-deprecating and negative. Finding our centre, or balance point. This becomes a life-style of non-harm both towards ourself and towards others.
One who looks outside dreams, one who looks inside awakens. This insight comes from Carl Jung. It seems although not surprising he recognized the value of mindfulness before it became popular in the west. While […]
Sep. 8 Sat. – 9 Sun, 2018 Meditation Retreat in Kyoto “Discovering Inner Peace in a Chaotic World” ＊Message from Dr. Barry Kerzin＊ It is quite a luxury to step out of the fast, chaotic, […]
Meditation is a transformative way of living. Shamatha or concentration meditation trains us to be focused. Contemplative or analytic meditation trains us to become the positive quality we are meditating on, like compassion. Eventually we […]