Category Archives: meditation

Hypercompression: my meditation method

I will readily admit that I am not a Buddha. I am not Enlightened. I have not immersed myself in sutra and koan. As far as I know, I have not conquered rebirth and reincarnation. So why learn meditation from … Continue reading

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The Three Treasures: mind, heart, body

Here is a semi-rhetorical question: Which energy center in my Being is the most important to focus on developing? The first energy system I ever learned about, was in a book on Kundulini Yoga my Aunt passed on to me, … Continue reading

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Crabs in the Bucket, a message for the naysayers

I remember talking to a friend of mine who encouraged me to write a book about my journey from fear, anger, and depression, to happiness after I had a fairly rough start to my life. He said, “That’s a great … Continue reading

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Test yourself

Lock yourself into your bedroom or a bathroom and turn off all the lights. Turn off your cell phone. Look at your self in the mirror. Try not to think of anything. If you think anything at all. Ask, why? … Continue reading

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A Caveat About Training in Meditation

In my second-to-last post, I announced the opening of a private school of meditation based on a new tradition that I created out of thin air. I call it simply, “The Wind Method”. Be that as it may, there are … Continue reading

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New School of Meditation, opening

I have founded a new form of meditation, out of very old trainings and teachings. It is called simply, “The Wind Method”, or, “The Wind Technique”. The best of water, fire, and aethir, made up entirely by me. Prospective students … Continue reading

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Relaxing Into Your Being, a review

Relaxing Into Your Being is an introduction to the Water Method of Taoist taught by lineage holder and Taoist master Bruce Frantzis. Subjects covered by this instructive book include: A comparison of Fire and Water schools of Taoism. Breathing techniques, … Continue reading

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Psychological benefits from meditation linked to cellular health

Psych Central picked up that UC Davis has reported the findings of a recent study of meditation and it’s effects on cellular health. “We have found that meditation promotes positive psychological changes, and that meditators showing the greatest improvement on … Continue reading

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On being Enlightened. Or not.

In my early meditation training days I was very fortunate to study with a Taoist meditation master. One of the first things I remember him telling us was that the Taoists do not really believe in being enlightened with a … Continue reading

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Commentary on the Tao Te Ching, verse 48

Today I am going to try my hand at commenting on the Tao Te Ching, specifically verse 48. To be totally frank right away–I do not consider myself a Tao scholar. I am way behind on the traditional Taoist Canon. … Continue reading

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