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Meditation can help us to stop believing all the crazy thoughts that rattle around our mind.

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Enjoy this post from the very beginning of the What Meditation Reall Is website

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It's interesting that the word for "Buddhist" in Tibetan is nangpa. It means "inside-er": someone who seeks the truth not outside, but within the nature of mind. All the teachings and training in Buddhism are aimed at that one single point: to look into the nature of the mind, and so free us from the fear of death and help us realize the truth of life.

Sogyal Rinpoche, from The Tibetan Book of Living and Dying

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Sogyal Rinpoche explains how even amidst the turmoil of our changing thoughts, emotions and fantasies, our fundamental consciousness, this pure awareness, this basic continuum or mind-stream is always with us.

The last post of this installment comes with a shocking conclusion: photons (light particles) seem to know our mind and act in accordance with our intention!
Meditate on this, I will ...

A great meditator can experience everything and view all the impressions of the senses without getting involved and entangled, without making anything up. The point is how we deal with and react to appearances. ... And Tilopa said to Naropa, 'My son, appearance does not bind you, it's your grasping that binds you.'

Ringu Tulku Rinpoche, Daring Steps

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As our modern-day culture grows more frenzied, some schools are trying to redesign education so kids can be better equipped to function amid the constant bombardment of media messages and gadgets

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