Inner Work

Getting to know your own body, mind, awareness and the nature of the world around you.
Sep
20
Beginner's meditation advice.

Beginner's meditation advice.

To say that you meditate is like saying that you play sports, there are many types of meditation and each
5 min read
Sep
15
Making friends with your mind.

Making friends with your mind.

How much does the weather dictate your day? If it is cloudy out are you more grumpy? Do you wait
1 min read
Sep
13
Applied philosophy.

Applied philosophy.

“Just as a goldsmith assays gold by rubbing, cutting and burning, so should you examine my words. Do not accept
1 min read
Sep
08
Silence or art.

Silence or art.

What is the purpose of meditation? For most of the Western world, meditation is a vehicle to a calm mind,
2 min read
Jul
26
Imminent revelation.

Imminent revelation.

There are moments that are always presenting themselves, moments to lend a hand, moments to share a kind word, moments
2 min read
Jul
19
The opposite of awareness.

The opposite of awareness.

Dzogchen takes awareness (Tib: rigpa) as the path and that awareness takes the form of pure presence. It is a
2 min read
Jul
14
Dzogchen view and practice.

Dzogchen view and practice.

It is crucial to have a grounded understanding of the four noble truths in order to appreciate the Dzogchen view
3 min read
Jul
07
Science of training the mind.

Science of training the mind.

Meditation is the science of training the mind. It is a vehicle for recognizing our own true nature and understanding
1 min read
Jul
05
Stillness within movement.

Stillness within movement.

Settle the mind. Let it rest naturally. Let it rest in its own place. Let go of any thoughts or
1 min read
Jun
28
Settling the mind.

Settling the mind.

Take your seat. Meditate for ten minutes using any method that you are familiar with. You might focus on your
1 min read