Thursday, October 18, 2018

Tibetan meditation for beginners (Oct. 18)

Ananda M., Dhr. Seven, Jen B. (Dharma Meditation Initiative), Ashley Wells, Wisdom Quarterly

Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan are all rich in the Dharma (Vajrayana), albeit distorted through the prism of Brahminical Indian teachings of magic, tantra, yoga, and goddess worship.
Before the complex visualizations, esoteric teachings, and magical emanations, there is the basic practice and getting good at dealing with the "Monkey Mind." Mingyur Rinpoche explains.

How do we calming the mind in meditation and deal with shenpa to get, as Pema Chodron says, "unhooked"? How we get hooked.

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