From binge to infinity and back Follow me along a train of thought. After eating just enough breakfast, the craving. An onslaught of desire for bread, seeds and peanut butter. First guilt, but then, knowing it leads nowhere, acceptance into higher awareness. Observing the physical actions: Still filling up the stomach. Now sensing each taste … Continue reading ProFoundational Friday
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 attachmentsIll-willHeaviness of bodyRestlessness and worryDoubt Their opposites are represented in the picture below No desires. Benevolence to all. Light body. Clear mind. Complete faith. A state of bliss is reached when the five hindrances are removed. This is the first jhana, or meditative … 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