It is only a mind that is highly ordered that can be sensitive, intelligent

I was told the other day that meditation has no place in America at the present time; that the Americans need action, not meditation. I wonder why this division is made between a contemplative, meditative life and a life of action. We are caught in this dualistic, fragmented way of looking at life. In India there is the concept of…Continue reading It is only a mind that is highly ordered that can be sensitive, intelligent

How to know we are not separate?

Great example of the conflict between direct experience and the mind. Francis, as always, razor-sharp and clear like the purest spring water. Absolutely recommended, despite the poor quality of the recording. In the second video Francis discusses judgement and humility – the acceptance of our powerlessness as a separate person. “We should reserve investigation and meditation to those times when…Continue reading How to know we are not separate?