What is Meditation?

What is Meditation? Osho has spoken of the questioning of newer disciples and guests regarding meditation. I remember him saying, ‘They ask the wrong question. They ask “how to meditate” rather than “what is meditation?” This is the Zen approach. One’s ideas of meditation are what comes to the aid of the natural power grab […]

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Zen: It’s Not What You Think

To talk about zen practice, we first need some experience of the silence within sound. Sounds exotic, yes? Zen is simply the practice of falling into the Witness consciousness silently watching all happenings within oneself. To begin, find a comfortable seat with the spine straight, shoulders slightly back, pelvis tucked slightly forward. Breath normally, yet […]

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Tantra Gnosis

There is a teaching saying in Zen that says, “…it would be better to be deaf, blind and dumb from the very beginning.” This is not a literal statement, wishing one to be without vital senses, but rather a teaching tool. Tantra practice, simply put, is the weaving together of vital energies within nature and […]

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What is Arishadvargas ?!

Arishadvargas Arishadvarga — the six passions of mind or enemies including desire, Kama (lust), Krodha (anger), Lobha (greed), Moha (delusion), Mada (pride) and Matsarya (jealousy), the negative characteristics which prevent man from realizing the atman (Reality that is his True Being). Kama kāma or kām, (Sanskrit: काम, “self-indulgence; sensual gratification; pleasure; lust”) — the passionate […]

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What is Antakarana ?!

Antakarana The Antakarana are our inner psychic qualities or components. They include Mana, Buddhi, Chitta and Ahamkara. Manas Mana is the mind or the thinking substance. We are to purify it by being careful to have only positive thoughts. Endeavor to think positively and with love, no matter what is happening. Buddhi Buddhi is the […]

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