Language: Meaning, Interpretation And Impartiality | May 25, 2023 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #09

In this ninth installment of the ongoing live series with Wendy Nash inquiring into meditation practice on and off the cushion we explore language and the variability in interpretation especially in the light of how we use English terms for ideas and may not actually understand them Wendy writes: I was thinking about the historyContinue reading “Language: Meaning, Interpretation And Impartiality | May 25, 2023 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #09”

Internal/External War And Conflict | April 13, 2023 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #08

In this eighth installment of the ongoing live series with Wendy Nash inquiring into meditation practice on and off the cushion we explored external and internal war and conflict due to Anzac Day each year in Australia on 25 April. We also discuss (witnessing) violence, non-harm (in relationships), ill will, how complicated war can be,Continue reading “Internal/External War And Conflict | April 13, 2023 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #08”

Changeability And Newness | March 30, 2023 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #07

This is the seventh installment of the ongoing live series with Wendy Nash inquiring into meditation practice on and off the cushion. With the coming of spring in the Northern hemisphere we talked: We also get various meditation questions and comments from participants Wendy also mentions Dream Yoga: Illuminating Your Life Through Lucid Dreaming andContinue reading “Changeability And Newness | March 30, 2023 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #07”

Heart Practices | February 23, 2023 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #06

This is the sixth installment of the ongoing live series with Wendy Nash inquiring into meditation practice on and off the cushion. Due to no Q & A in January we did two in February. And since February is often associated with love and Valentines day we did one on Love & Brahmaviharas and forContinue reading “Heart Practices | February 23, 2023 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #06”

Travel And Moving To Expand Perception And Awareness

Shortcut: https://tinyurl.com/travelforexpansion The pitch for this minimally edited February 16, 2023 Insight Timer live event: I invite participants and expats to share travel wisdom while I share what I’ve noticed about Denmark so far comparing and contrasting with the United States where I’ve lived my whole life. Then using all this to explore how toContinue reading “Travel And Moving To Expand Perception And Awareness”

Open Wisdom Wednesdays

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Replays of my (current,) brief, irregular Insight Timer Live series “Open Wisdom Wednesdays” where on some Wednesdays I ask (unplanned) general and specific questions for your wisdom and participants ask me. Meanwhile we share openly — likely from whatever is going on currently — to get at our wisdom

Love And Brahmaviharas | Feb 9, 2023 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #05

In this fifth installment of the ongoing live series with Wendy Nash inquiring into meditation practice on and off the cushion we explored some of what can skillfully be conveyed about love, and/or more specifically, the four sublime expression of love aka the Brahmaviharas. It is after all February which is often associated with love (orContinue reading “Love And Brahmaviharas | Feb 9, 2023 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #05”

An Integrating Presence Meditation: The Sublime Abidings Of Compassion And Loving-kindness — January 4, 2023, At Love Yourself Chiropractic

This now edited recording from the January 4, 2023, guided meditation on the Sublime Abidings of compassion and loving-kindness (via Insight Timer live and) from new location Love Yourself Chiropractic [facebook.com/loveyourselfchiropractic] in Wentzville, Missouri, started with a brief instructional talk. The audio needed noise reduction and does not include real life discussion nor the fiveContinue reading “An Integrating Presence Meditation: The Sublime Abidings Of Compassion And Loving-kindness — January 4, 2023, At Love Yourself Chiropractic”

Towards Mastering Holiday “Celebrations” | 12/21/2022 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #04

In this fourth installment of the ongoing live series with Wendy Nash inquiring into meditation practice on and off the cushion, we planed to, and did look quite a bit at “…Christmas, family, tense conversations, New Year, alcohol, partying – and how they relate to meditation and ethics.” Amongst other topics we also look atContinue reading “Towards Mastering Holiday “Celebrations” | 12/21/2022 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #04″

Practical Purity

[December 4, 2022 Update: Originally published November 11th, 2022 it’s being republished with a new date due to recent podcast publishing challenges and requirements] I pitched the October 30th, 2022 Insight Timer live event Practical Purity thus: What’s the importance of true purity? How can we view purity and what can we realistically think, sayContinue reading “Practical Purity”

Ambiguity And Uncomfortable Truths | 11/30/2022 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #03

Before recording this third installment of this ongoing live series inquiring into meditation practice on and off the cushion Wendy said, and I agreed, unless there are live questions we perhaps ought to chat about “how to practice with ambiguity, uncomfortable truths, people we love but don’t like their ways or words, navigating guilt, shame,Continue reading “Ambiguity And Uncomfortable Truths | 11/30/2022 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #03”

An Integrating Presence Meditation: Awareness And Sublime Abidings — December 15, 2022, At Rootbound

Join meditation 6:00pm – 7:00pm Central Thursday, December 15th at Rootbound [https://facebook.com/rootboundstl] on Main Street in St Charles, Missouri and via Insight Timer live: https://insig.ht/NjzXcVjfcv

Depending on what seems most appropriate and needed meditative guidance will be provided for the sublime abidings of loving-kindness, compassion, vicarious joy and/or equanimity for part of the time as well as perhaps awareness practice(s) like mindfulness of body, feeling, mind, mind objects, and/or awareness itself.