When we meditate it is good to remain as still as we possibly can and here’s why.
Our physical stillness in meditation is a metaphor for not moving inwardly.
In deep meditation we discover an inner stillness that is not an act of being still as much as it is a discovery of an aspect of ourselves that is always already still.
In deep meditation, we find a place in ourselves that has never moved, is not moving now, and will never move.
We are so identified with the objects in consciousness that do move, that we make the mistake of thinking that we move.
Those objects are not us. By remaining very still in practice we find a place where we are unmoving and always have been unmoving.
If we are thinking of stillness as something that we are doing then inevitably when we find ourselves getting blown around by our experience of thought and feeling we assume it’s because we’re not strong enough.
We conclude that we haven’t built up the right muscles to hold ourselves steady when…



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