Are You Doing What You Want?

Are you doing what you want in your life? Are you listening to your inner pilot light – that ‘still, small voice’ inside of you? Do you even know what you really want to be doing? Each of these important questions could be used as a koan for your meditation practice right now. “We rarely […]

Words of Wisdom from Lao Tzu Part 3

Here is part 3 of the words of wisdom from Lao Tzu are from his famous book, Tao Te Ching. We are taught that “The tao that can be told of is not the absolute tao,” so please take this to heart as you explore these teachings. On silence: “Silence is a source of great […]

The Power of Quiet in a Noisy World

We have seen many articles about the power of silence, the power of quiet in a noisy world. See, for example, Entering the Silence, Entering the Silence with Purpose and Maintaining the Silence. When you go to a ten day meditation retreat at one of the meditation centers founded by S. N. Goenka, you remain […]

Meditation Practices Lead to a Still Mind – Jiddu Krishnamurti

I have been a subscriber to Tricycle Magazine and receiving the Tricycle Daily Dharma for some number of years now.  Many articles in the magazine talk about how meditation practices lead to a still mind. The magazines pile up in my cabinet after I complete reading everything from cover to cover except for most book […]