True Meaning of Zen and of Life… In Just 3 Words

True Meaning of Life  The students at No Wind Monastery were flabbergasted!  They could hardly believe what they had just heard.  Master Blusime, the greatest Zen Master since Dogen Zenji had just revealed what they never thought they would hear.  In their traditional morning congregation Master Blumise had said, “My most beloved family, I really need

Test to Determine Your Spiritual Growth

Are you a Saint?  A Zen Master?  How about just a good human being?  How do you know?  What are the qualification?  Are there any tests you can take to find out your spiritual growth?  Yes there are.  There are lots of ways to test your spiritual progress and life is constantly doing just that —

Yoga & Meditation Classes Getting Great Response

On Thursday we held the make-up Yoga & Meditation Class, since the coming classes this Sunday were cancelled as I will be on vacation.  I must say I was very happy with the response I received given the short notice regarding this make up class.  We had a nice collection of students who participated sincerely making

The 4 Key Universal Laws For Manifesting Desire If You Absolutely Must

Manifestation and Desire Law of Attraction: Intention Manifestation There is a state a consciousness where there is absolutely no whisper of thought or movement of any kind in the mind.  The state is a stillness and silence upon which then, the dance of existence eventually takes place.  In this state the timeless, the eternal, the

The Magical Gate to the Best School for Enlightenment

Zen Meditation Stories The excitement on the astral planes was unbelievable.  The great Demi-god (Deva) explorer, Nebb Yaw, who had been exploring the distant planes in the outer regions had discovered the legendary Magical Gate to the Best School for Enlightenment.  This magical gate had been the most sought after artifact on the astral planes for

10 Things You Should Do Everyday for a Happy, Meaningful & Good Life – Part 2

How to Live a Good and Meaningful Life In part 1 of this series we followed lazy and crazy Yogi Ponchie through the first half of his day as he looked to complete the “10 must do everyday activities for a happy, meaningful and good life” that he had just read about.  In part 2 of

10 Things You Should Do Everyday for a Happy, Meaningful & Good Life – Part 1

Tips for a Happy Life Our good buddy Lazy Yogi Ponchie had just read a great blog on Meditation ;-), where the author had revealed the secrets of how to live a happy, meaningful and good life and the highly inspired Yogi Ponchie immediately went about implementing the recommendations — in his own special way

Meditation Techniques, Types and Practice – A Comprehensive Guide

Best Meditation Techniques, Types & Practice Guide to Meditation Practice & Types of Meditation There are as many types of meditation techniques as there are wonderful flavors of ice cream.  This allows each person to find a flavor that is delicious to them.  This article is the combined result of the 3 part series “Comprehensive Guide

Comprehensive Guide to the World of Meditation Practice – Part 3

Here comes that ice cream truck again, this time serving up some very interesting meditation techniques.  The meditations we have explored so far have emphasized the mind, intelligence, thought, sound, feeling etc, now we will introduce the category of meditations that use the body as a vehicle for self-study and expanding awareness.  These meditations come