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Toby

Your thoughts as light-rays, your mind as the sun

“Let the light rays of your thoughts re-absorb back into your sun-like mind, and rest in that sense of wholeness and integration” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores a method I was taught many years ago by my Tibetan teacher as a way of resting on you primal mind or primal awareness.  If you […]

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Sitting in equality

“When we sit in meditation, we can put all of our roles and the baggage that comes with them down and relax. Phew, what a relief!” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores the relief and the sense of inner power that comes from sitting in a state of equality. If you enjoy the article, […]

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Meditating with your ancestors

“Our ‘spiritual’ ancestors, those that we feel related to in terms of shared values, experience and interest. Sometimes we can feel as close of not closer to our spiritual ancestors than our blood ancestors.” Dear Integral Meditators, Becoming aware of this and working with our ancestors is an important dimension of our spiritual practice that […]

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Your deep time project

“With a ‘deep time’ goal the work we do today will not even nearly be finished when we die. Essentially, we entrust it to the next generation, we focus on our process, without knowledge of how it will finally end up…”   Dear Integral Meditators, I hope you’ve all been enjoying the Christmas break! I’ve […]

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Gateway to a new beginning

“When we practice our beginners mind, we are recognizing the value of maintaining lightness and playfulness in life”  Dear Integral Meditators, What would be different in your life if you were able to approach each day with fresh eyes, and open to all that may be possible? This weeks article focuses on how to develop […]

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Your unique insignificance (& meditation events for Jan 2022)

“Man suffers only because he takes seriously what the gods made for fun” – Alan Watts Dear Integral Meditators, “Unique insignificance” is a term that I created in my article below to help create a harmonic between the ourselves and our fleeting reality. I hope you enjoy exploring it! This weeks Tuesday & Wednesday meditation […]

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Monk socks/Going undercover

Dear Integral Meditators, I hope you are enjoying the holiday season! Winter solstice coming up next Tuesday, if you are  interested in marking this with a meditation, then you’d be welcome to come along to my online  Winter solstice balancing & renewing meditation (Online only) , on Tuesday 21st December,  7.30-8.30pm, SG time… I’m at my parent’s […]

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Conscious or default positivity?

“Conscious positivity allows for a tremendous range of feelings and emotions to be present that may not be ‘positive’, but that if we repress or deny would take us away from our authentic response to what is going on, and to move away from the truth“ Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at the […]

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Inner sensitivity – Listening to yourself

  “Become an ear that gives heed to every single thing the universe is saying”   Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores sensitivity, and in particular sensitivity through listening as an  object of mindful attention and development. The   Wisdom of Awakening series: Meditations for ‘instant awakening’ and playful wisdom sessions is this week, either on Tuesday […]

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Awakening to independence and adulthood

“To be a truly independent adult means that the playful child in you can explore and enjoy her/himself in the safe space created by your independent self. We are aiming to create a complementary polarity between the two!” Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article explores adulthood as an object of mindful attention and development. The  Wisdom […]

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