Decreasing Resistance and abandon emotions

I am writting this essay regarding the emotions and their influence in our daily life due to the great importance they have. Stress is tiring and when I look at my yoga students, I can see it in their face, but also I can appreciate it in their bodies. Due to my students think that life is causing their stress, they keep trying to scape from the emotions, and don't realize that the thinking actually reinforces those emotions instead of taking them out. As a result, it is difficult to relax, what is more, they are lost in this cycle, completely unaware that this way of living is the source of all their suffering. Everyone at any time, has got a doubt or fear or concern (in his mind) and that has been nagging at he for ages. In my case, I was lucky that I don't do things by halves and when I started with Yoga some years ago, I did it very thouroughly, to the point that it was starting to have a positive impact in my working life and relationships, and consequently in my quality of life. According to what Yoga predicted, when I curiously explored a thought in my mind, at the beginning was hard and painful but as I become more skillful managing emotions I was more comfortable with them and I noticed It seemed to disapear as soon as they welled up in my  inner world.  I realized that this sensations, concerns and so on are no more than paper tigers that dissipate from my mind no sooner I detected them. In concluson, only when you are able to manage your emotions the stress will perish of your mind. And that exactly is what Yoga do, becasue after all, as Patanjali summarize:            Yoga is the Stilling of the modifications of the...

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What could improve your country’s economic power?

Nine times out ten people think selfishly instead of thinking about how to help society. Everybody has been educated to stock up on wealth because they think, “you never know when you might need it”. Thus, selfishness and fear of the future are at the root of every problem in the world. Therefore, I am of the opinion that there is enough wealth in my country and in the world as well. Consequently, there is no need for land to be developed for housing and industrial purposes. In fact, we are not going to find out  the answer to this problem by looking out there but rather by looking inside ourselves and practicing meditation.  Meditation will show you that you are just pure consciousness and you are not different from  others. By understanding it for real, you are going to take what you need for this moment and leave the rest for your fellow human being. In summary, to make the long story short, every idea will solve the problem partially because shortly afterwards, selfish people will create a new problem. Then, it is time for meditation, especially for business leaders, because they have a big influence on their country’s economic power, and, thank God, companies are increasingly beginning to introduce meditation techniques which lead to better results for them as well....

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Contemplating

We wake up early in order to contemplate the dawn on the beach of Cullera (Valencia). Beauty touches us all and keeps us trapped in contemplation. Steps: Close your eyes and observe whether or not there are thoughts in your inner world. Watch the video and let´s the images catch you. https://goo.gl/HMjiTd Finally close your ayes again and observe again your inner world.  Is there more or less thoughts after reamining 5 minutes in contemplation?.Leave your comments below, it would be very welcome. Last but not least, if you want to thank me you can make a donation to support me in this project, there are basically two ways: Paypal: meditacion.vedanta@gmail.com Triodos Bank: ES74-1491-0001-2041326428 Your donation will get personal benefits for you while helping us continue drafting and publishing our videos, post and podcasts in the coming month for...

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Mindfulness or meditation in action

Humans are unhappy because we spend our time and energy thinking about things that don´t exist- the past and the future.  Someone said once that the past is a place, not a time. And the same applies for the future. Thinking about the past leads to anger, regret, sadness and grief. Thinking about the future causes stress anxiety, worry and fear. And neither of them exists. The irony ot this situation is that life, which is happening now, is filled with peace, quit and contentment.  Every experience appears and pass away, for this reason, you have to accept the reality as it is, not as you would like it to be. In a nutshell, just be in the present moment. All you have to do is develop the ability to stay in the present, wherever you are and whatever you are doing.  This is what we can call, minfulness or meditation in action.  The problem is that it seems easy to do, but it is not easy at all. For thousands of years our culture has tried to prevent the risks of the future as well as to blame us for a horrible past. As a result, we got into the habit of not being in the present moment. In my private consultations and in the meditation retreats that I lead as well, I teach how the mind works and how we can allow the state of meditation or mindfulness appears by going through all barriers. Thanks. P.S. All your thoughts and opinions are wellcome. Just let me know it by writing your comments...

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“Qué es la meditación/contemplación – What is meditation/contemplation”

"Meditating is being brave enough to look where the unknown keeps nameless secrets." "Meditar es atreverse a mirar allí donde lo desconocido guarda secretos sin nombre." Sesha Foto: Tormenta en el montgò. Storm in the montgò. (José Enrique Estarlich) Hay una tormenta perfecta fomándose ahí mismo. There is a perfect storm formulating and it is...

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Mindfulness for every day

Everything appear and pass away, for this reason, you have to accept the reality as it is, not as you would like it to be.  But we don´t like the reality as it is, and  becasuse of that, we prefer to invent an inexisting and paralel reality according with our preferences and desires. This is the reason because we are always thinking in the past and the future. Sometimes I had been so lost in my own thought that I hadn´t noticed the songs of birds when I was walking in the countryside or worst when someone come to me to stand beside me. The thing about life is that people suffer but we don´t need to. Surffering is no ejoying pleasure or pleasure we want to keep it by remenbering it in our mind.And the only way of assuaging the suffering of being alive is to focus our attention in the present moment, were the life occurs. Thinking about the past leads to regret. Thinking about the future causes stress and fear. We need to take our mind´s fear off as soon as the firs signs appear by focusing our mind in the present moment. Call it meditation in the action, mindfulness or whatever you prefer to call it, but it is about to turning your attention outward where the life happens instead of being lost in your thoughts. On the other hand, meditation or mindfulness is also turning you attention inward to your thoughts and emotions, when we close our sense to go inside in a quiet and isolated place, monitoring them as tangible and sensory events. consequentially, we have to types of mindfulness, the outside and the inside. In the outside we need to give priority to the life when our sense are working and on the contrary, we need to notice the inside objects and watching them we will realize how they disapear because they are not...

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