Develop a meditation that is like water. Doing this, you will find that the thoughts and impressions that possess you will flow away. Just as people wash away their body liquids, their sweat and spittle, pus and blood, and yet the water is not troubled or disgusted--so this water meditation will bring you peace.
It is crucial for you to understand what meditation is. It is not some special posture, and it's not just a set of mental exercises. Meditation is the cultivation of mindfulness and the application of that mindfulness once cultivated. You do not have to sit to meditate. You can meditate while washing the dishes. You can meditate in the shower, or roller skating, or typing letters. Meditation is awareness, and it must be applied to each and every activity of one's life. This isn't easy.
-Henepola Gunaratana, "Mindfulness in Plain English"
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From a similar thread in the Russian forum
October 15, 2010
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Every member of modern human society oriented towards active participation in the events of material world regularly faces the need to practice some "passive mental techniques". The choice of those is great and is only growing wider thanks to human inventiveness.
One of the latest examples of such could be internet forums and social networks. To leave the state of meditation in front of the computer one needs "inner discipline" or other rather strong material incentives.
Meditation and all other "passive techniques" are not necessarily wasting of time. Practicing them could be viewed as a regular change of role/s we are usually actively performing within different communities, which allows us to see the world in a different light, re-boot virtual landscape definitions in our mental map of the world. Time limits might be a way to prevent us from "floating too far away from reality" when practicing passive techniques that are not tightly linked with the needs of our physical bodies.
The ritual of Energy transfer is quite an interesting phenomenon. On one side, the motivation to perform it is "active", as one wants to influence something, preferably even change the situation; on the other side, for the Energy to flow the one who is transferring must enter passive state as soon as s/he expressed own intention.
UE practitioners are studying effects of meditation and energy transfers in daily life.
Register to participate Master Dang, founder of UE school: "I meditate 24 hours a day - wherever I am, whatever I do".
Практикующие метод УЭ изучают влияние медитации и передачи энергии в повседневной жизни.