Technique of Efficient Forgiveness

In order to forgive yourself and others, you must un-tie the knot (of relation) with memories that relate to the situation when you make that dosa (anger, hatred). The only way to un-tie the knot with memory is by understanding feelings, thoughts and action that relate to the memory and observe it. Release (understanding) can […]

The Base of Our Survival

When we seek for good life, often we bump into the trap of suffering. Or at least, a situation we think that “we are suffering”. The truth is, we don’t really know what is suffering. We just copy some other people who call it “suffering” and then we render into circle of meaningless thoughts, think […]

We are the Reflection of what we feel

When we were being left behind, we felt lost. This feeling create other feeling that sometimes we do not recognize. Or feelings that are being rejected or avoided. Feelings such as anger, jealousy, hate. We think we are not angry, but we are. In fact we are all being angry about something in our life. […]

Open Your Heart

What is you condition when you wear your yoga teacher said, “Open your chest?” in a yoga or meditation class. To me this means that: there is a certain effort that I should make to be open to the phenomena that is happening around me, that it is arising and passing away. It is not […]

Binary thinking

Our thinking, built on the principle of “yes – no”, can be called “dichotomous.” Literally – “division by two.” This thinking has generated the most terrible distortion in the assessment and knowledge of the world. The way of thinking gives rise to existing forms of relations, culture, science, the way of society. To go beyond […]

The Biggest challenge when practicing Yoga

Nowadays, the term “yoga” has gotten so many meaning. I am afraid later on it becomes the same as the term “love”. As we use it too much, we lose meaning of it. People in modern days, create stretches definition of what “yoga” is, and yet by the basic philosophy and understanding of the yogic […]

Vipassana Meditation Benefits

The goal of vipassana practice is for a person to understand the nature of himself ~ so that he/she could see clear the path he/she must take and what he/she must do without doubt. This understanding leads him to greater wisdom that awaits for living life to the fullest potential. Wisdom doesn’t come within the […]

What is Vipassana Meditation

Vipassana meditation is a practice of observation without judgment. The goal of vipassana meditation is to obtain mindfulness – which means attentive awareness. Instead of focusing on one object, meditator brings the attention to observe and witness all objects which arise in his/ her mind in every moment. Some people confuse vipassana technique with meditation […]

Types of Meditation

Nowadays, there are many approach of meditation technique that is offered in spiritual-material world. Some call is as tantric meditation, sound meditation, chanting meditation, moving meditation and so on. Within all of these technique, it always comes down to two basic type of meditation: samatha and vipassana meditation technique. Samatha approach is based on focus […]

Kindness of the Mind

It is true that when we are surrounded by wholesome energy, we will become wholesome. On the other way around, when we are surrounded by un-wholesome energy, we will become un-wholesome. This situations are conditioned. It means that we have the ability to create the condition in our reality. We have the choice to be […]