Celebrating the memory of Viten, my mother, who would have been 85 years old on Feb 17. Now that she is no more in this physical realm, the roles we played - “mother and daughter” - are dissolving. She is now most probably fully aware that “Deva’s mother” was just a “costume that she wore” in her last lifetime…
We are simply two souls - connected in love.
"Breath is the bridge between your soul and your body. If you can watch your breath rising and falling, slowly slowly you will be able to see the body as separate from yourself and also the breath as separate from yourself, because the watcher cannot be the watched, the observer cannot be the observed.
"Suddenly one day you will realize that you are the witness of it all. And the witness is... View details ⇨
The Gayatri Mantra as revealed when the ancient sounds are passed through water, creating beautiful, transformational patterns – a vision from cymotologist Evan Grant: “We can start to unveil the substance of things not seen.... Sound does have form and we have seen that it can effect matter and cause form within matter."
"It is possible that the next Buddha will not take the form of an individual. The next Buddha may take the form of a community -- a community practicing understanding and loving kindness, a community practicing mindful living.This may be the most important thing we can do for the survival of the Earth."
"Music is outer meditation: meditation is inner music. They go together, hand in hand, embracing each other.
"It is one of the greatest experiences of life when music is there surrounding you, overwhelming you, flooding you, and meditation starts growing in you -- when meditation and music meet, world and God meet, matter and consciousness meet. That is Unio Mystica -- the mystic union."
Here's a little gift for you all - a free digital download of Miten's beautiful song Still Awake - [ Bit.ly Link ] - recorded during the Temple at Midnight sessions with Joby Baker and string quartet but only available on the vinyl edition.
"So even when we fall asleep
we are still awake
And even when we close our eyes
we still see the light
I open up my life
I feel the spirit move me
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“While practicing walking meditation, try to focus on the movement of the feet and nothing else, in the same way that you focus on the rising and falling of your breath during breathing meditation. Try to clear your mind and become aware of the connection between your foot and the earth below.“