Meditation HW 1

Meditation HW 1 - meditate in the evenings. Right now, the...

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Cathy Comstock January 22, 2008 Meditation Homework #1 1. “It is, rather, a systematic technique for taking hold of and concentrating to the utmost degree our latent mental power.” 2. “A mind that is fast is sick. A mind that is slow is sound. A mind that is still is divine.” 3. “Nothing really worth having comes quickly and easily; if it did, I doubt that we would ever grow.” 4. “‘All that we are is the result of what we have thought.’ ” 5. “An apt image, for the mind very much resembles a sea. Ever-changing, it is placid one day, turbulent the next.” 6. “In daily life we often credit even common words with immense power.” My meditation has been going well overall. I don’t feel any blissful feeling even though I know I’m not supposed to yet. It is however relaxing and even though Easwazan says to meditate in the mornings, I
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Unformatted text preview: meditate in the evenings. Right now, the day ahead is too much of a distraction. I enjoy the meditation technique of visualizing my inner self as a ball of white light above my head. I havent really tried any others yet, Im working on memorizing the passage, but truthfully I just have so much else to do. There have been a few problems, but nothing too difficult. I have been sitting completely erect, so I just sit in a chair. Also, I have been wandering when I meditate. It is difficult to keep focused on just one thing. I have zoned out and thought of other things more times that I care to count. Im working on it though, bliss is a pretty good goal to go for....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2008 for the course FARR 1561 taught by Professor Cathycomstock during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.

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