For many years I thought meditation was about “feeling good”. And by integrating the focus on spacious emptiness, meditation came to life. It is now more like a journey. And yes, it still feels good, but it is not about the “good feeling”. It is about the journey. The constant changes are happening. There is no ground to stand on.
Life is movement and life is desire. The process of spiritual awakening is inherently dance-like. A still, clear center must be maintained internally for the dancer’s limbs to be free, and the same is true for freedom in our own lives.
Though the spiritual path can be a long and winding road, some good news is that the only work we really have to do is purification – everything else naturally follows from there. In that sense, our spiritual unfoldment is simple and easily within reach. Here’s how.