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Welcome to Mindfuling, the podcast with Paul M. Cheevers

Mindfulness meditation is not a thing — it is an activity of doing. It is key to an eight faceted practice capable of freeing us from discontent. Being mindful is being deeper than the ocean, stronger than practiced aversion, quicker than chronic bad habits and easier than pi(e)!

Please Note: Hot Zombies Cool Buddhas (HZCB) episodes have been taken out of rotation. A compilation with extra dimension is being assembled — stay tuned for a future release.

On Ello? Follow Paul as PM Cheevers. |  To triangulate where Paul teaches in the real world, go to SSIMC.org.

Aug 13, 2016

Mindfuling at Weekend (MAW). The week's podcasts all stitched together. TKV Desikachar passes and we practice and find some time to play with Hot Zombies.

Keywords: Yoga, Yogi, Yogini, Chennai, Krishnamacharia, root, mindfulness, meditation, asana, practice, breath control, breath awareness, theater, dhamma, samadhi

Aug 10, 2016

Sri Desikachar passed on August 8. Son of  T. Krishnamacharya, source of most of the yoga that the world knows today, Desikachar, age 78, was an exceptional yoga teacher and builder of the still active Krishnamacharya Yoga Mandiram (KYM) Chennai India. He taught J. Krishnamurti in the 1960's and was based in Chennai India, where KYM stands today.

Keywords:  patanjali, eight fold path, eight limbs of yoga, heart of yoga, mindfulness, samadhi, union, sedentary, individually appropriate asana, indra devi, wellness therapy, demystification, vedas, Mysore, meditation, Pattabhi Jois, Iyengar, nathamuni, yogarahasya, naturally hot yoga

Aug 8, 2016

A longer form, for this podcast, guided sit recorded at South Shore Insight. On the first Monday of the month we have a sit and a Dhamma talk of longer form at SSIMC. In the Summer and Deep winter, myself or Madeline Klyne offers a talk. On other first Mondays of the month it is offered by guest teachers. SSIMC is located in Hanover, Massachusetts, USA.

Keywords: Mindful, Vipassana, sati, quieting, noise, body, breath, concentration, simplify, pattern disruption, new groove, scan, ease and awareness, persistent, ambient awareness, 4'33"

 

 

Aug 6, 2016

Mindfuling at Weekend is The MAW, and we are getting basic, like laying down the 101, for you; but still, you gotta do it, mindfuling.

Keywords: Guided Meditation, serial radio theater, eno, cicada, get smart, agent secret, dead pan, cold war, nuclear idiocy, awakening, buddha, cool aid, recipe versus actually eating of the cookie, vipassana, concentration, mindful, flintstones

Aug 3, 2016

Body meditation is simple. You don't want to Get It! You can do it! Everyday this is possible and developing.

Keywords: Mindfulness of Body, First Foundaion, Get Smart, Agent 99, Maxwell Smart, Cold War, Comedic Foil, Cold War, Busy Mind.

Aug 1, 2016

A Sound Meditation. A field recording with wind, cicada, twin prop airplane, white pine, sassafras, sweet pepper — the sounds and wash of windy green leaves — and your mind.

Keywords: Mindfulness, awareness, stilling the mind, concentrating on sound, practice, eight fold path, mindful meditation, meditating, short meditation, nature sounds, sounds of nature, beautiful mind, nature recording, environmental sounds, nature environment

Jul 30, 2016

Mindfuling at Weekend (MAW) splashes down. Summertime.

Keywords: Mindfulness, Dhamma, Caffeine, Summertime Blues, Dukkha, SSIMC, yoda, eddie cochran, meditation, vipassana, insight, south shore insight, Hanover, Massachusetts, Hot Zombies Cool Buddhas, grok, concentration, serenity, L-theanine, blues, summertime blues, summer, time

Jul 27, 2016

Standing mindfully is a great practice integral to  rounding-out your practice. Toning and balancing and deeply human. It may seem especially weird at first but test it out, try it out over time, repeatedly, practice and see for ye self!

 

 Keywords: Guided meditation, yogi, yogini, upright, body awareness, concentration, base of the feet, yoga, asana, four postures.

Jul 25, 2016

Concentration practice, whatever the degree or depth or flavor, is a required component of mindful meditation practice when hitting all 8 folds. In the West, in part because of translation from the Pali and our inherent bias towards the words "concentration" and "serenity" there can be a lot of confusion regarding the relationship of the practice of serenity and concentration. In a wise concentrated state great equanimity is revealed. Have a cup o' tea (green is best…) or if you are not too wired a cup o' coffee to orient your tired or sluggy self toward awareness.

keywords: jhana, meditation, wisdome, mindfulness, eight fold path, guided meditation

Jul 23, 2016

Mindfuling at Weekend: MAW. Hot and humid. Practice still. Still, practice.

Keywords: Guided meditation, mindfulness, body, feeling tones, thoughts, phenomena, rocket usa, suicide, vega, rev, john cage, freedom, choice beyond environmental conditions, hindrances, zazen, simplify, analog, electronic, happiness, awareness, Alan Vega remembrance

Jul 20, 2016

Using audio as an object of meditation, remembering and seeing. Developing a connection between the cooling of a mindful meditation practice and moving beyond stark reality.

Keywords: Alan Vega, Martin Rev, Suicide, audio, punk, elecronic, analog, rockabilly, elvis, velvet underground, noncommerial, rocket usa, ghost rider, guided meditation, practice, simple, repetition, warmth and persistence, art, confrontation, cbgb, rat, musician, music, singer, duo, duet, band

Jul 18, 2016

Guided meditation. Another run at Breath Awareness with a remembrance and testament to how to get to know peace.

Keywords: Ennis, Breath Awareness, Irish, Clare, Object, Heart, Body, Mind, Mindfulness, Equanimity, trad, ireland, miltown malbay, uilleann, fiddle

Jul 16, 2016

The difference between hearing and knowing a phrase like "You can't step in the same river, stream or ocean twice" isn't about understanding, it is about being finely awake to see at a depth beyond words or ocean. The digital delusion of perfect repetition is seductive and pervasive. 

Keywords: Meditation, Guided, Audio, repeatable, Greek Philosophy, take me to the river, h2o, summer time blues, graphite, apis, bee, buzz, moxie, opulent, cluck, honey

Jul 13, 2016

Audio Meditation inspired by Cage's 4'33". Listen and don't add, return to the breath when you get lost then be with the waves of sound. Then, do it again, enter the stream again.

Keywords: Wild Mind, Sonic reducer, silence, John Cage, Audio Stream, Flowing Stream

Jul 11, 2016

Breath Awareness even when on the Summer Time schedule, beware of lovely trance states too, perhaps especially this season. The greatest wealth, the greatest peace is sometimes called contentment with what actually is, regardless of particulars. Peace is in the present. This doesn't been approval or acceptance of what is going on it means being genuinely present to what is going on.

Keywords: Guided Meditation, breath awareness, sitting, shikantaza, anapanasati, mindfulness, right speech, eight fold path, Buddha, practice, skillful

Jul 9, 2016

The MAW is a compilation of the week's podcast episodes, give or take... This episode is especially sound-rich and jam-packed with practice and zip. Headphones recommended.

Keywords: Fireworks, Crazy, Meditaiton, Seeing and Hearing and Practicing, for real, zen, vipassana, tibet, equanimity, listening, tinnitus, buzz, peace

Jul 6, 2016

Wise speech supports your formal meditation. You can practice it anywhere, including your own mind.

"Words known to be true, beneficial and endearing and agreeable to others, one has a sense of the proper time for speaking. Why? One has sympathy for living beings….

"In the instance of words known to be factual, true, beneficial but not endearing and disagreeable to others, one has sense of time for speaking" —Gotama

 Keywords: Abhaya Sutta, Speech, Princely, SetUp, Eight Fold Path, Silence, Meditation Mindfulness, ssimc, sunday hour, Digha Nikaya, pali,gotama, bamboo grove, squirrels' sanctuary, contemplative, rajagaha, Majjhima Nikaya 58, two-horned chestnut

Jul 4, 2016

The 4th of July is Independence Day in the US. Fireworks are a staple element of many celebrations. The sound field of summer is explosive and calming crickets. How do you work and use sound as an object of meditation and awakening?

Keywords: Listen, awaken, ssimc, fireworks, zinger, black cat, meditation, body, swans, rathskeller, south shore ma, field recording, night, lost and found, letting go, greed, fear, delusion, community, rounding out, eight fold path, insight, serenity

Written, Recorded and Produced by Paul M. Cheevers | Mindfuling.org

Jul 2, 2016

Mindfuling At Weekend. A compilation of the previous week's podcasts with a tad more or less.

Keywords: Eight Fold Path, delusion, Voila, Wollah, the channel, boston, ssimc, super hero, deva, states of awareness, practice of meditation, mindfulness, mindfuling

Written, Recorded and Produced by Paul M. Cheevers | Mindfuling.org

Jun 29, 2016

Wowzer! Fantastic. Can't Get Enough. Happy? No. Oh. Try this, don't believe really try...

Keywords: Realms of Discontent, shinny, happy, beings, Eight Fold Path, Jana, Mr. Greylock, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Universes, Balance, jhana

Written, Recorded and Produced by Paul M. Cheevers | Mindfuling.org

Jun 27, 2016

There are many ways to establish and arrive at a formal meditation. Here is an excerpt of a guided sit at South Shore Insight Meditation Center.

Keywords: Body awareness, Breath awareness, arriving, finding your seat, moving when it is wise with continued, unbroken, awareness, meditate, meditating, guided formal meditation, teacher led meditation, breathing attention, awake, follow your breath, breathe

Written, Recorded and Produced by Paul M. Cheevers | Mindfuling.org

Jun 25, 2016

MAW is Mindfuling at Weekend, a compilation of the previous week's podcasts with a little more and a little less.

Here is a link to an article related to Attention Schematic Theory (AST).

Keywords: Brexit, Bubble Theory, Attention Schema Theory, Mind, Awareness, Mindfulness, Serial Radio Dhamma, Drama, Breath, Buddha,  Zombie, UK, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Drones, Golf in the Kingdom

Written, Recorded and Produced by Paul M. Cheevers | Mindfuling.org

Jun 22, 2016

Present Moment awareness is not a calculating mind nor is it inured with reality. Insured is Dukkha too.

Keywords: Open Awareness, shikantaza, vipassana, arithmatic, inure, simplify, buddha, Thoreau, sensitize, desensitize, dukkha, inure

Written, Recorded and Produced by Paul M. Cheevers | Mindfuling.org

Jun 20, 2016

Breath awareness was taught not only, and not firstly, by Gotama. It is a deep practice worthy of your life-long practice.

Keywords: Buddhism, Eight Fold Path, eightfold path, Fractal, Solstice, Light, Jains, Profundo Impacto, buddhism, buddhist, buddha, mindfulness, dharma wheel

Written, Recorded and Produced by Paul M. Cheevers | Mindfuling.org

Jun 18, 2016

The MAW is Mindfuling at Weekend. The previous week's episodes with bit more and a bit less.

Keywords: Practice, serenity, awareness, reality, insight, smile, vipassana, meditation, mindfulness, metta, self-compassion, divine homes, ssimc, orlando, repetition, buddhism, mindful, mindfulness, buddhist thought

Written, Recorded and Produced by Paul M. Cheevers | Mindfuling.org

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