Started the day by applying for a pretty awesome job within business intelligence with plenty of opportunities for learning and growth. Requested skills were knowledge of programming languages like Python and good English skills, both of which I've got plenty. I sliced down my messy CV meticulously before applying and felt like a match. Memes … Continue reading Monday. Meming. Music. Munching. Meditation. Michael and More.
The first step is to get rid of the 5 hindrances: Sensory attachments Ill-will Heaviness of body Restlessness and worry Doubt Their opposites are represented in the picture below A state of bliss is reached when the five hindrances are removed. This is the first jhana, or meditative state. Jhanas are sometimes called samadhi. The … Continue reading Become Buddha — Meditation practice with Visual Guide
During a trip through Europe to Barcelona 2013, I had some experiences of reality not being as material and deterministic as I had previously assumed. Two observations stood out. I wrote down the first observation in a notebook and illustrated it with a small diagram to help me remember it. At the time, I believed … Continue reading What is Reality? Reflections from some revealing experiences