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Eva Hopf

Eva Hopf

Can we be wide awake and acutely aware of everything that occurs within and around us while being free from judging and comparing?

Have a look at this video in which Sogyal Rinpoche explains how we can free ourselves more and more from our judgmental attitudes through the process of meditation...
Tuesday, 22 February 2011 18:49

My very first time

It was on a bright summer afternoon that I tried it for the first time. I was a teenager looking for states of rapture and mystical revelations, self-assured that those were within my reach.

I still remember it vividly: The family had gone out and I found myself a quiet spot on the living room carpet. I placed my new book in front of me and got ready to pick a method and finally do it.

It had taken me a few years to actually find instruction on how to do it, and just today I had stumbled upon this book in the bookshop. I had bought it, rushed home with it and had read the introduction. Getting more excited by the minute, I had skipped ahead to the second part which included a variety of methods that one can try.  Meditation methods, that is.

So now I was ready: I picked the simplest method, got in position and… well…