“Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #05 — Love & Brahmaviharas Edition — Live At 1am Central / 8am Central European Time 02/09/2023

The fifth installment of the ongoing live series with Wendy Nash inquiring into meditation practice on and off the cushion may explore 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 (or at least theContinue reading ““Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #05 — Love & Brahmaviharas Edition — Live At 1am Central / 8am Central European Time 02/09/2023”

Meditation Support Language

Samatha is one meditation method, training or technique for cultivating samadhi. Sometimes samatha instructions are given to “ignore” everything except the meditation object in order to build the muscle of being able to focus on, place attention on, and then remain on a single meditation object for long periods of time with the intent toContinue reading “Meditation Support Language”

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”

Solutions With Kazandra

Perhaps too hot for Youtube and regular podcast outlets, I chat with Kazandra, where we touch briefly on some of the underbellies and undercurrents of humanity’s challenges in order to acknowledge this pain then shifting and placing the main focus and energy on the potentially best and more novel ways, means and methods to solve and dissolve them.

Listen:
https://www.bitchute.com/video/JoBZEHee4bot/
https://rumble.com/v1zbqwe-solutions-with-kazandra.html
https://www.brighteon.com/d4a7e5f9-d25c-46e5-a8ce-08b2b97621c6
https://odysee.com/@IntegratingPresence:3/Solutions-With-Kazandra:f

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

[12/22/2022 Update: Oops it looks like I accidentally sent out the previous episode for this podcast, but it’s been updated on WordPress as of around 8pm Central] 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 quiteContinue reading “Towards Mastering Holiday “Celebrations” | 12/21/2022 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #04″

Podcast | Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu Questions

[12/10/2022 UPDATE: This post was originally published 1/23/2022. I recently discovered that at that time I did not include the audio file here for the podcast so I had to change the blog post publishing date in order for WordPress to push this out as a new podcast.] Five short excerpts of some questions IContinue reading “Podcast | Ṭhānissaro Bhikkhu Questions”

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

Before this chat 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, humiliation, privilege. . . The problem of wanting to be good, right, ethical, when these areContinue reading “Ambiguity & 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.

What Is Meditation? | 11/2/2022 “Meditation Q & A With Wendy Nash” #02

We primarily address what meditation actually is while spiraling up, around and back on this topic to also include, amongst others: examples of what is and isn’t meditation; mind training; intention; familiarity with the mind; heart qualities; wisdom; aspiration; samatha; ego; Chittamatra or Yogācāra via the statement “emotions are thoughts”; scoundrels; conceit; foolishness; belonging; emotional mirroring; etc.