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Stillness in India

What a remarkable country to practice stillness. I came here 8 years ago looking for answers to the basic oneness of human nature, life, and the possibility of inner peace. Significant answers have been answered, but the practice is in daily life. The irony of India is that it is not still or quiet. One…

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Soul Dance

  Man can never make the soul dance, but he can make himself a fit instrument for the expression of his soul.  HIK  

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Breathing As A Practice

Thank you Joel!! Awesome to share the path of life and the planting of a selfseed! Great contribution to the village who will help grow the Selfseeds Garden. ###### breathing as a practice ###### The basic premise of breathing practices the world over is the relationship between the activity of the breath and the activity…

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Pacing The Day

Happy 2017 as the New Year! Experimenting with when to exercise, when to meditate, when to stretch, and so on. Meditating before exercising is working well. In India, I was exercising before sitting, because I would sit for longer periods of time. Exercising before or after work is okay. Exercising before and after work is…

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Being With Water

Living on the water, going to the water, sitting near the water, walking in the water, diving in the water, floating on the water, and the multitude of ways to engage with “the water” are all cathartic in their own ways. What is so magnetic and mesmerizing about  water whether still or moving? Is it…

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Where It All Starts and Finishes

  Vibration, resonance, energy, and other names.  Everything starts and finishes with these, so all is one and the same.  Getting to know one’s self at this level will help support all of the outer layers.  Take 5 minutes to plant a Selfseed Stillness and go inward.

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Sitting Cross-Legged For Months

  The possibility of sitting cross-legged without external support and for long periods of time is starting to emerge. If one can sit supported from the core enough than no extra pressure is put on the limbs, neck, shoulders, feet, etc. it is as if one is in a balanced state while seated. One step…

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Journey Inward

  Currently, I am examining Selfseeds Stillness a lot while meditating and learning at the feet of a spiritual master. When I first put stillness on the list, I had no idea of the layers and depth that were involved. The past three years have been focused on just this one selfseed.  When I look…

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