Meditation Myths


Meditation Myths “I tried meditation, I couldn’t do it. There were too many thoughts, I couldn’t stop thinking.” This attitude assumes that pure meditation involves attaining a quiet mind absolutely free from thinking. A more encouraging way to understand meditation is that it is the practice of letting go of thoughts, rather than the practice of not having thoughts. One teacher explains us as being the recipients of thoughts rather than the author. In meditation, when the mind produces thoughts on it’s own volition in spite of our resolution to not indulge in thinking we realize that the mind has [...]