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Posts tagged ‘meditation’

The Brahma Kumaris approach to mastering our mind

In the middle of my interview with Sister Claudia at the Vancouver Brahma Kumaris Meditation Centre, a timed prayer came on and we paused in silence for a few minutes.

Instead of collecting myself, I sneaked a few glances at Sister who seemed to have disappeared into another world with her serene eyes wide open.

I badly wanted to examine her more closely in this state, perhaps wave a finger in front of her eyes to see what would happen, but I didn’t want to appear rude.

Where? Where did she go? Read more

Q&A interview with Buddhist meditator Brian Callahan

I am very excited to share with you what I learn about the current energy of integration (aligning mind, body and spirit), because you have already started the process with nutrition and are likely to be more receptive to a more authentic way of living.

Following the stunning breakthroughs with Geneen Roth’s Women Food and God, I continue to explore the connection between meditation and nutrition on overall well-being. Read more

Women Food and God Part 2: meditation as the doorway to freedom

In Women Food and God, Geneen Roth writes that “when you sit down (in meditation), when you listen, when you sense your body directly, there is what Eckhart Tolle calls an “animating presence” blazing through you – that which is God.”

Well, I’ve been meditating daily in the last year and a half and I have not felt this supposedly magnificent presence.

Likely because I have the same busy mind as cartoon dude that gets in the way all the time!

Even so, what I intuitively know without a doubt is that meditation is the most profound practice that I have engaged in. Read more