• How relevant this poem is to the Dharma is open to interpretation, but I think it’s very beautiful anyway, so I thought I’d share 🙂

    Wild Geese

    You do not have to be good.
    You do not have to walk on your knees
    For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.
    You only have to let the soft animal of your body
    love what it loves.
    Tell me about…[Read more]

  • Hi Guys,

    I’ve been meditating a lot recently and getting more and more concentrated (around stage 4). I have also started to experience a medium-level generalised anxiety that can last for many hours during my day-to-day life. This is completely disconnected from anything I’m worried about (I’m not really worried about anything at the moment),…[Read more]

  • Shinkai replied to the topic Difficulty with Connecting in the forum Meditation 11 months ago

    Hi Ana,

    thank you very much for the video you suggested! It sounds like it will be very helpful! Thank you as well for your other words of wisdom, I think you really hit the nail on the head 🙂 I’m going to try to incorporate connecting a little bit more into my practice with the attitude you describe ^_^

    Warm wishes,


  • Hello Everyone!

    I was hoping to get some suggestions for the practice of connecting. I feel like most of the time I’m around stage 3, verging on 4, yet I rarely make use of the practice of connecting suggested during stage 3 (though I know Culadasa does say that it may not be useful at first), and stick to just following, which I enjoy very much,…[Read more]

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