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Breathing Meditation

I do not and cannot endorse Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and his Art of Living organization because of the cultish environment in which they operate and the lack of a pure motive behind his teachings on breathing meditation practice which … Continue reading

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The “F” Word Mantra

Strangely enough, almost any human activity when done mindfully and with full awareness can be the subject of a centering practice. The range of it is unimaginable — from the repetitive act of scrubbing and wiping soiled dishes in the … Continue reading

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Sonic Incense from the Hang

Introducing the PANArt Hang . . . The first time I saw an image of the exotic sounding, musical percussion instrument called the Hang, I thought it was some kind of Chinese stir-fry cooking metal wok turned upside-down or a … Continue reading

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Centering Practices

  There are many, many ways to relax the body/mind, to detach or “disengage from everyday human awareness,” and to center the gravity or focus of awareness, as a preparation for entering the meditative state of mind and to experience … Continue reading

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