LAM Aphorism of the Day: Adverse conditions can be great for your meditation practice

And other spiritual practices too! As per my previous “practice post” three days ago, I do a 22min sit in the morning, followed by a chant that is the traditional 108 repetitions.¹ I’ve been meaning to refresh my memory on why 108 I quite often accompany my chanting with “Trāṭaka”, which is simply staring at a flame. I learned that years ago, in my late … Continue reading LAM Aphorism of the Day: Adverse conditions can be great for your meditation practice

LAM Aphorism of the Day: Spiritual health is basically the same thing as psychological health

I’ve been thinking on & off of starting a separate, meditation journal, as a way of reaching out to others who practice or want to, but then I thought, No. Mind body. As above, so below. It belongs here, with the rest of my fitness program.  I’m going to talk more about meditation, I’ve decided, though I probably won’t post about it daily, or after each … Continue reading LAM Aphorism of the Day: Spiritual health is basically the same thing as psychological health