on …. slowing ……. down ……………

When thoughts and actions are anxious and done compulsively, they are void of profound meaning, and we would be better off not performing them at all! But both thoughts and actions can be consciously slowed down by being aware of their parts. By observing each subtle movement, each word, each letter, each shape of each … Continue reading on …. slowing ……. down ……………

Become Buddha — Meditation practice with Visual Guide

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

Yesterday’s art, today’s yoga and yummy vegan breakfast!

I borrowed a bundle of art supplies from my mother. At first I messed around on this old sketch of hers to familiarize myself with acrylic pencils which I have never used before. I filled in some flower petals, leaves and played a bit with the water and contours of the glass. Then I felt … Continue reading Yesterday’s art, today’s yoga and yummy vegan breakfast!

Back on track

After taking my parents advice to return into the Swedish social security system, we took an energizing walk around the beautiful mix of residences and wilderness in Vallentuna. Here we are at rune stones telling the history of ancestors in the age of the Vikings, a millennia ago. Full pictures of the stones to learn … Continue reading Back on track

Waking up in Sweden

I started the morning with some yoga. It has been a while and I feel a bit rusty, but I went through 5 minutes of deep breathing and 10 sun salutations. Then I improvised for about another twenty minutes; sitting reaching for the toes, cobra, candle, child's pose, headstand. I also tried a new pose … Continue reading Waking up in Sweden

Bring about a new world

My personal experiences confirms that at the core of all religions and all spiritual teachings as well as the latest results from science are pointers towards the same ultimate truth Consciousness as the totality of existance itself is unconditional love and is prior to anything manifested Consciousness is everyone and everything that ever existed and … Continue reading Bring about a new world

Consequences of the carnist choice

A vegan were troubled by the following conundrum: "Whenever I try to explain that humans aren't really meant to eat meat or dairy products, they always say that can't be right cause they are on the food pyramid. How do I respond to this?? Even I start second guessing myself when they say that." First, … Continue reading Consequences of the carnist choice

Awareness Practice

Starting by watching the breath. Gently bring mind back to it when it wanders. Allow yourself to be joyful, love and be loved unconditionally. Let the body feel and move with energy of the place. Notice everything you don't think is important. Notice that the idea of inside is dependent on there being an outside. … Continue reading Awareness Practice