Thus Spake Babaji

How Meditation Works | Thus Spake Babaji No.70

March 20, 2022 Shiva Rudra Balayogi Season 1 Episode 70
Thus Spake Babaji
How Meditation Works | Thus Spake Babaji No.70
Show Notes

What is meditation? How does this practice give us the awareness of our true nature?  Babaji explains in detail how meditation works.

Thus Spake Babaji - online Q&A, No. 70 -  A themed Q&A recorded on 21 November 2021, with US participants.

0:00 Introduction
0:06 What is meditation?
0:53 What is the attention?
1:43 What is unique about Jangama Dhyana that Babaji teaches?
3:40 What are the obstacles to meditation?
5:17 The mind hindering the ability to become quiet
7:29 What watching in meditation means
9:15 The instruction to focus the mind and sight in between eyebrows
10:24 How to develop the ability to sit for longer periods 
13:47 How to focus the attention
15:29 How much effort should we put in to focus the attention?
17:55 The uncaused peace that your are
19:55 Can we have quietness when in activity?
22:12 Is it mind watching the mind or consciousness watching the consciousness?
24:07 How should we feel when we experience the gaps between thoughts?
25:07 The awareness of non-duality
26:56 In meditation is the consciousness watching the mind or the mind watching the consciousness?
27:57 Is meditation the process of giving up all imaginations until consciousness alone remains?
31:01 How one single Self can exist
35:03 Can Nirvikalpa Samadhi be reached outside the human body?

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