Meditation HW 2

Meditation HW 2 - January 29, 2008 Meditation HW #2 1....

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January 29, 2008 Meditation HW #2 1. “The human mind is rather like the trunk of an elephant. It never rests… it goes here, there, ceaselessly moving through sensations, images, thoughts, regrets, impulses.” a. I liked this quote because it basically sums up the hardest part of meditation for me. It’s hard to focus, but like he said, the mantram gives me something to focus on. 2. “We are thus reminded that however imperfect our beginnings, whatever mistakes we may have made in the past, all of us can purify our hearts and come to dwell in spiritual illumination.” a. Easwaran puts little quotes about things that seem to be deeper than meditation throughout the book and although I don’t fully believe this quote, I enjoy being exposed to other ideas and views. 3. “All the turmoil of the day rises in our minds as we loosen conscious control, and it continues on into sleep.” a. This just sort of struck a chord with me and stuck out as something that happens to me. 4.
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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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Meditation HW 2 - January 29, 2008 Meditation HW #2 1....

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