The sensation in my skull is both a tingling feeling and a sound, which buzzes and rings. It is constantly present and has always existed in the background of my awareness, although I only became fully aware of it a couple of decades ago. I sense it when I want and ignore it when I... Continue Reading →
Meditate on the chakras to release their energy.
(The following is an account of a yoga nidra meditation session which I took part in on 1 Aug 2018.) The yoga teacher asked us to begin by visualising a series of common images: calm water, a sun rising, blue and yellow clouds, a sun setting. She said these images were meant to raise issues... Continue Reading →
(I wrote this post several months ago but I haven't had a chance to publish it on the blog until now. It is an account of a yoga nidra meditation session I participated in on 20th June 2018.) My yoga teacher asked the class to imagine a golden door and then open it. The... Continue Reading →
I experienced the following vision during a recent guided meditation session in a Hatha yoga class. It occurred two weeks after the previous vision I had of the monk in the Japanese garden ( see A Vision Experienced While Meditating). I was lying in shavasana. The yoga teacher asked the class to visualise a series... Continue Reading →
I experienced the following vision during a guided meditation session in a Hatha Yoga class I took recently. I was lying relaxed on my back in the shavasana pose, legs slightly apart, arms beside the body and fingers slightly curled upwards. The yoga teacher asked the class to imagine a Japanese garden with a stream... Continue Reading →
I loved coffee. I was what we call in Melbourne a ‘coffee snob’. I began drinking coffee in my teens. I started on instant coffee: first Nescafe and then Moccona. Once I turned eighteen, my taste developed and I began drinking percolated coffee. A ritual of passage as it were. For many years I drank... Continue Reading →
Writing is a form of meditation. It connects the mind to the higher self, to the source of creation.