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Direct Experience

Going Inside: Direct Experience Is Like a True Kiss

Gangaji | Posted 03.25.2012 | Healthy Living

To consciously choose to be without thought is the gateway to direct experience. If we are bound to our thinking process for our reference points of reality, we will ask only those questions guaranteed to keep attention on analysis, cause and effect and conceptual evaluation.

How To Get Better At Leisure

Joe Robinson | Posted 09.26.2011 | Healthy Living
Joe Robinson

In one of the not-so-great ironies of the modern world, we're trained to make a living but not how to do the living we're making. We wind up without the skills to do what is essential for physical and mental health -- participate in our lives through engaged experience.

Poetry: a Zen Sin?

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

"Words are not known in all the Buddha-lands." (Lankvatara). I know and yet I use them - not just to survive or make a living but - of all reasons - ...