But I’ve also been thinking about meditation. Specifically, I’ve been pondering the fact that we serious meditators share a secret. It’s one that we may be loath to let the world in on. That secret is the pleasure—yes, I mean the bona fide, juicy, luxurious, full-out decadence—of withdrawing from the world, albeit for relatively brief periods at a time.
I haven't, however, handed out enough "thank you's" for The Unusual Buddha and how far it has come, so here we go...
Something that has been on my mind for a while now is those moments of seeing good in things they we haven't seen before. Surely impermanence, despite it's oppressive ever present existence, could have something positive.
"The creation pour[s] out of you like you channeled an elder god...Sometimes you are the conduit through which it comes and other times you drag it the fuck out of yourself."
The saying goes "A watched pot never boils". With a little perspective shift it also applies to the Dharma
The real and honest purpose behind this lesson is to bring meditation to people where they are. Meditation isn't about your income, possessions, education level, or, status.
If you've followed us for the past couple of months you know Jim wrote a book earlier this year. The Practical Meditation Journal, it was a 'hell yeah' learning experience and an amazing opportunity. This guide is written by a normal person for normal people. If you're interested in meditation but without the flowery language... Continue Reading →
This is the script from my very first meditation. So nervous I am working on the video at the time of this writing. I had wrote a script because of the nerves. Keep your eyes open for the video and shortly after after... Eventually I'll put this outline out to everyone, til then enjoy your exclusive access!
This one was the very first interview Jim ever conducted. Having known Chris since the days of I Can't Believe It's Not Buddha (ICBINB), an earlier page that preceded The Unusual Buddha with less swearing lol, Jim felt comfortable that Chris would be an amazing guest and his amazing story of life as a artist and avid meditator was amazingly epic for the first run of things. Enjoy.