Meditation FAQ – 15 first Questions for Clever Beginners

‘The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself.The French philosopher Michel de Montaigne (1595) Check out our meditation faq to help you on your journey.

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In this Meditation Faq I address questions that I first asked myself when taking a serious step down this path. Then I expand it to material from my messages and what I have researched online. If you have any other questions I would be delighted if you would mention them in the comments. I may later add it on to the page.

If you want to add a link to your website fine if it is a personal blog or in a related area. Later on I may do some thematic faqs as we go deeper.

what is blue and red pill ?

Red Pill is the reality of thinkers and philosophers. Blue Pill is mostly the view taken by annoying morons. A simplistic and unexamined belief coupled that tends to not have originated from that individual. Reality for thick idle people.

what is a koan ?

An apparently paradoxical statement which traveller on a meditative path must resolve. They are used in certain schools of Zen to break your mind, burn out the intellect and ego to reach another intuitive kind of understanding. With good ones a fundamental ‘truth’ is buried in the koan for the follower to realise. With poor Koans fake dogma is being fixed in peoples’ minds while they are suggestible and vulnerable.

what is meditation ?

It is a bundle of different techniques that helps you to detach from mental processes. Key is stopping or quieting internal dialogue. Some meditations are focussed on a certain thing, others are not.

what is mindfulness ?

Being fully present in your moment, what is going on around you. Everything that you can access in that moment. Not thinking about future or past, just Now.

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