Simple, one pointed breath awareness, of the sort that you can practice long or short, around the corner or all the way to neither perception nor non perception
Keywords: jhana, serenity, ease, concentration, shakespeare, meditation, mindfulness, sense door awareness, seasonal awareness, four seasons, four materials, boston common, theater,
MAW is Mindfuling at Weekend. The Faire, or is that Fair Pumpkins and nature and beyond nature? Is that even possible in the present?
Keywords: Marshfield Fair, Sound Meditation, serial radio, theater, pigs, vietnamese, kids, rides, motocross, horses, chickens, dinosaurs, mindfulness of other beings bodies, freak out, making hay, owls, great horned, ma
Working with Sound and the First and Second Foundations of mindfulness in a guided fashion.
Keywords: Great Horned Owl, Hoot, Don't Pollute, Four Foundations of Mindfulness, field recording, South Shore Massachesetts, crickets
Mindfuling at Weekend (MAW) Practicing and getting simple when we realize we have complicated things, a bit. And Hot Zombies regurgitates Godoh!
Keywords: Mindfulness, body, mind, heart, waiting for Godot, Doh!, Bodhichita, Heart-Mind, guided meditation, Beckett, Absurdist, lightness of being, reality
Guided Meditation with a wide awareness or a narrower body meditation. There are many ways to concentrate.
Keywords: Alarming, concentration, body awareness, first foundation of mindfulness, shikantaza, environmental, no problem, really, wise view, intention, peace, kindness, summer, noise, sound, meditate, wise intention, wise attention, breath, breath
MAW: Mindfuling at Weekend. A big gob of episode. Stay Cool!
Keywords: Mindful of the Body, guided sit, meditation, sati, sound awareness, first foundation, doors and bells, radiohead, fake plastic trees, honda crx, route 128, going out, nibbana, zero time, dharma talk, eight fold path, dukkha
Guided seated in a chair meditation, focusing on the sensations at the base of the feet.
Keywords: Mindfulness of body, concentration, discovery, simple, busy mind, sound awareness, full body speaker, knees, relaxation, waist, alert and relaxed
The Path, or the full teaching of the Buddha, ain't just a simple notion of mindfulness...
Keywords:view, intention, speech, action, occupation, effort, mindfulness, concentration, ssimc, south shore insight, mindful monday
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
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
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"
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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