Larry's Blog – June 2009 Archive (6)

legend of atlantis

When the great gods divided the Cosmos between them, Poseidon the Lord of the Ocean took possession of a chain of islands stretching from Spain to central America. The largest of these islands was as big as the whole of Asia Minor.

When Poseidon inspected his new domain he found the islands to be more beautiful than anywhere else in the world. Every leaf on every tree glistened as brilliantly as an emerald, and the rolling pasturelands were as sleek and green as the waves of a summer sea.… Continue

Added by Larry on June 30, 2009 at 11:12am — No Comments

BODHICITTA

Bodhicitta

In Buddhist practice we develop awareness of the motivations that underlie each of our actions. We also open to the possibility of expanded aspirations, enlarging our sense of what we can accomplish in our lives. Bodhicitta, a Sanskrit and Pali word that literally means "awakened heart", is the deep aspiration to awaken from the dream of ignorance in order to benefit all beings. It is the dedication of our spiritual practice, and our lives, to the happiness and welfare of… Continue

Added by Larry on June 15, 2009 at 3:16am — No Comments

starting a daily meditation

First select a suitable space for your regular meditation. It can be wherever you can sit easily with minimal disturbance: a corner of your bedroom or any other quiet spot in your home. Place a meditation cushion or chair there for your use. Arrange what is around so that you are reminded of your meditative purpose, so that it feels like a sacred and peaceful space. You may wish to make a simple altar with a flower or sacred image, or place your favorite spiritual books there for a few moments… Continue

Added by Larry on June 14, 2009 at 6:16am — 1 Comment

ocean meditation

Waves of Healing

Ocean Meditation

Like us, the sea is ever-changing. And, like us, the earth’s vast oceans appear at a distance to be stable and homogenous. But beneath the mask of solidity that both we and the sea wear, there lies unpredictability, sensitivity, and power. There is much we can learn from the ocean, representative as it is of our inner landscapes. The rough sounds of the sea’s waves are spiritually soothing, and its salt can purify our physical selves. Yet not everyone… Continue

Added by Larry on June 9, 2009 at 4:54am — No Comments

ho'oponopono

Ho'oponopono means to make right. Essentially, it means to make it right with the ancestors, or to make right with the people with whom you have relationships. We believe that the original purpose of Ho'oponopono was to correct the wrongs that had occurred in someone's life including Hala (to miss the thing aimed for, or to err, to disobey) and Hewa (to go overboard or to do something to excess) which were illusions, and even 'Ino (to do harm, implying to do harm to someone with hate in mind),… Continue

Added by Larry on June 6, 2009 at 9:10am — No Comments

meditation

Meditation was originally developed to help achieve the ideal meditative state as a way to enlightenment. Modern science has discovered that meditation has a positive effect on the mind and body that can improve various medical and psychological conditions. Discover these meditation benefits for yourself and make daily meditation part of your healthy lifestyle.



One of the main benefits of meditation is stress relief. We live in such a busy, fast-paced world and stress is becoming… Continue

Added by Larry on June 6, 2009 at 8:25am — No Comments

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