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Episode 40: Surrender

Surrender, that’s surrendering to now as it is and as it constantly continues to change.
As now twists, shifts, splits, adapts and flows. Constantly moving and remaining now.
In this state of surrender we’re centered and clear, able to act with an open heart… or not.
Surrender is allowing ourselves to be at peace… now.

This episode features music and insights from Josh Kane and the Luminaries.
Drop in and visit Josh on tour: www.UhHuhHer.com/tour

Thank you to the Luminaries for allowing us to share your music!
Listen to more at:
LuminariesMusic.com and
One on Itunes

For some Madhuma 5Rhythms awesome in Melbourne come to:
Madhuma Thompson 5Rhythms

To meet some brilliant dance shamans in Melbourne connect with Lydia and Rich:
www.DancingSeeds.com and
Dancing Freedom Australia

To get more details on 13 Weeks to Awakening and the “Listening Week” practice, keep an eye on the website: www.13WeeksToAwakening.com

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Meditation Practices
I couldn’t find an online version of the meditation I mentioned so guess what… Surrender. This is another one using a similar mantra: Meditation for keeping up with the times

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Vacation

Stories can be useful.
Stories can be distracting.
A practice can be healing.
A practice can cloud the depth of now.

Breaking things down and going on quests can be beneficial to a point.
This can all be done in a natural flow, a free fall letting go without attachment to even the let go itself.

In honour of the “let go” we’re letting go of sharing a show this week.
We love you and thank you for being yourself now.

“Being exactly who you are requires neither practice or effort.”

Aho!

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Episode 24: Meditation Part 3 of 4 (Building Your ToolKit)

The inner state of meditation is always there and we can reach it at any time, from any place and under any condition.

Research into various lines of meditation, martial arts and religious studies reveals a vast resource of knowledge on documented practices by “professional sitters”, yogis, and elders of the faith.

To help ease the path to these inner states, gently allow your intuition to welcome people and places that enhance this knowledge and welcome some real quiet time.

Be mindful of attachment! Each time, each person, each place can AND will have a different tool that feels right in that now. Listen to your heart, and the choice is already made.

Sit still for a while. Or: Choose one thing, and just do that right now. Until you’re done. Do it fully. If you choose the mala, be one with the mala. Let the outside world fade away. Really smell that familiar time and place, really touch their hands and hear the sounds around you. Those are simply select examples to give you an idea of the fullness we hope you will dig for in this experience. And then, when you’re ready, just let it all go and be still.

meditation

check in (brief)

GEAR
These are all yanas, or vehicles. They are powerful and very useful but be mindful of any dependance on them. They are not compulsory. Meditate without them from time to time and see what happens.

Singing Bowl.
Sacred space and places.
Altar/medicine wheel.
A familiar time and place.
Music.
Incense/flowers/oils
Candles.
Guided Meditation.
Hemisync.
Sharing meditative state.
Meditation in groups.
Crystals, amulets, items.
Ceremony.
Light clothing, or something familiar with sitting.
Meditation seat or cushion.
Teas and other plant medicines.
Art/mandalas/painting/creation.
Cleanliness/Uncleanness.
Sacred Geometry.
Foods/Fasting.
Interactions/Hugs/Smiles/Laughter
Kriya: breath, movement, mudra, mantra, visualisation, asana (yoga).

Time in Silence

Fasting
Dances
Journey
Vision Quest
Ordeal ceremonies (buried, bound, uncomfortable or other self importance breakers)
Vipassana
Shabads
Pilgrimage
fixed gear biking

notice the difference between depth and distraction using meditation tools this week. We ask ourselves, “Is this serving now?” remember, its all perfect.

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Your day will be exactly what it’s meant to be!!!

aho.

Ian takes you through is Shamanic Toolkit:

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