Integral Deep Listening takes all these factors into account in its approach to meditation, which it views as an essential skill for finding and following your inner compass.
When you practice becoming perspectives that transcend, yet include your own you grow into closer contact with your own inner compass, your own unique path forward. This helps you to learn to get out of your own way quicker and to not waste precious time on detours or paths that are not authentically your own.
“Be Buddha with me on top. That’s what the Buddha’s extended cranium really is. It’s a stylized depiction of me curled up on his head. Most people don’t know this. Have you ever wondered how Buddha stays awake? I’m the reason Buddha is never drowsy. This is a lost secret of Buddha’s enlightenment.”
“IDL understands the Drama Triangle as a modern and psychological reframing of the ancient and classical sources of human misery: avidya, or ignorance, maya, or illusion, karma, or self-generated captivity, dukkha, or suffering, and sin, or separation from God. “
Nobody likes nightmares. And it would seem that with spiritual development and years of meditation that they would go away, right? Wrong.
“Slowly I start to levitate with him, but not with my body. It’s almost as if my essence is coming up! As it does, I feel this raw ecstatic joy, love, and bliss. I can’t even describe how it felt! A feeling of oneness with the universe!”
Learning to witness your thoughts, feelings, images, sensations, and even consciousness itself is a core developmental process, no matter were you are in your growth.
Access to kundalini, as a particularly important and valuable personal power source, is a result of choosing to identify with it in practical and effective ways on a routine, day in, day out basis. A little bit of effective identification, whether during meditation or other times, is better than a lot of sitting that involves mental games and distractions.
Enlightenment is easy and fun once you realize it is a moment-to-moment process of waking up out of your normal irritations and dramas.
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