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
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?