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Integrating Ego, Soul and Spirit

Deeper Meaning, Meaningless, Deeply Meaningless

Dear Integral Meditors, What do we mean by ‘spiritual?’ the article below explores the relationship between spirituality as a quest for meaning and spirituality as a discipline that requires going beyond the quest for meaning. You’ll see what i mean when you read it! In the spirit of the journey, Toby Deeper Meaning, Meaningless, Deeply […]

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A Meditation Map – The Art of State Training

Dear Integral Meditators, With so many different types of meditation how can we know what it is all about? In the article below I offer one map that contains the territory of all meditation types. I hope you find it useful! The Tuesday 9th I will be giving a whole evening seminar and practicum giving […]

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The Dynamic of Personal Evolution   

A seed is destroyed in order for it to become a plant. For a caterpillar to become a butterfly its old body must be destroyed. Our own personal growth is often like this too; in order for us to move from our current level of consciousness to the next higher or deeper level of consciousness, […]

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Mastery Follows Acknowledgement (Plus Integral Meditation & Self-Healing Videos)

Dear Integral Meditators, Sometimes the most difficult thing to do is to acknowledge the things that we become aware of within ourselves, yet without this first step it is almost impossible to achieve any genuine self-mastery. The article below explores this theme. Final reminder for the Workshops on Integral Meditation Practice and Meditation For Self-Healing […]

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Egotistic or Strong Ego?

Dear Integral Meditators, When we tell ourselves to ‘get over our own ego’ what exactly do we mean by that? Its an area that it is very easy to get mixed up and confused around! The article below explores the difference between egotism and a strong ego. We really need one, we really need to […]

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The Absence of Reference Points – The Evolutionary Advantage of the Meditator

Dear Integral Meditators, Every day we look for reference points, markers in our life that give us security, familiarity, a feeling of safety. The article below explores the process of meditation as learning to get comfortable with an absence of reference points, and the freedom that it gives. This Saturday afternoon; Meditations for Creating A Mind […]

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The Mind in the Heart

Dear Integral Meditators, The article below explores the idea and experience of the heart as a mind, and how to listen to it mindfully. I have found it a really important practice for getting and staying in contact with my inner self. Yours in the spirit of the heart-mind, Toby The Mind in the Heart […]

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Keeping the Magic

Dear Integral Meditators, From myself and Integral Meditation Asia here’s wishing you all the very best for the Winter Solstice and Christmas seasons! Toby Keeping the Magic I’m sitting in my parents’ house writing this article the day before Christmas eve, I’ve spent the afternoon with my daughter and her cousins around me getting excited […]

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Mindful of Our Conflicting Desires

Dear Integral Meditators, These days I enjoy my desires a lot, but I didn’t always do so, because they have the power to make me so uncomfortable. The article below explores how you can mindfully explore the challenge of your desires; how to become more comfortable with them and start to tap their potential. In the spirit of […]

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The Four Subtle Experiences in Meditation

Dear Integral Meditators, This weeks article looks at the path of meditation in three stages, focusing in particular on the second stage, developing and engaging subtle experiences. It is useful to know about these ‘intermediate’ levels of the meditation experience because it enables us to appreciate and explore them without the danger of thinking that […]

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