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Interesting perspective with the issues of meditation. I have NOT had a hard time with meditation, &/ or thinking during meditation because I first learned Mao Bo style of meditation from the Qi Gong practice. In this style of meditation it is RECOMMENDED that you stand in horse stance while meditating. Well, you can t help but have your mind thinking of aligning your hips, back & head constantly, but then you resume your focal point & you are fine. I believe that had helped me a great deal with switching to seated meditation. Try it sometime for a few minutes & see how different it feels.


good article, when my mind is racing the asanas and pranayama, which is usually the last thing I feel like doing, is just what I need. In a somewhat peacefull place.


great article! This answered a lot of my questions I didn't know I had


WE all have "Gates" in our minds.
And we must go through them to understand they don't exist.


I loved this article. It sums it all up for me. I had a hard time articulating the word "mediatation" especially to myself. I had to get it first before I could pass it on. Thanks

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It's all about balance and acceptance. Thank you for writing this article and Keeping it Simple.


Thank you I really like what you say and will try your approach.
Smiling to your thoughts as they come make them so much lighter , really like clouds passing and once they have moved on you feel this amazing silence around you , within you and you become THAT,,,,,WHAT IS nothing more nothing less


Great article. It hits the nail on its thinking head! What an extremely useful way to look at thinking and how we can make it our ally instead of our enemy. Thanks for your insight.


Love this article - here's a related blog I wrote recently on thinking about thinking:

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