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Tag: silence

4. Vipassana. Together in Silence

Disclaimer: This is a personal experience of a novice in Vipassana, presented as a series of insights, not an attempt to render advice or explain the technique in full extent, and should not be taken as guidance or a comprehensive course report.  *** Funny how many questions arise when you have to live with a person you’ve never met before, […]

The Night Before Last Night. Silence

The weather was perfect. Clear -2, full moon, a gazillion of stars and serenity like nowhere else. I looked above at Ursa Major and other constellations. He stopped to type something on his phone. i can show you the little one

The Night Before Last Night. Hike

We were taking a night hike in the woods. 20 people, backpacks and a point B we could reach in three hours, if lucky, or never, depending on the map readers’ skill. In the experiential training we got team tasks, like reaching an agreed destination point, meeting the second group, giving them a non-material present, […]

The Bell

In a huge bell that is not moved, its ringing subsided, you still see the nature of sound within, and sense its longing to be awoken. The bell is only alive when it’s ringing. The rest of the time it is but the memory of sound, persistent vibration in between the swings. 

Calm vs. Numb

So it appears I live in a huge place filled with deafening silence. So much air… The clouds herded by strong wind, the whole world outside the window and inside, right where I am. And it does feel like spring in the beginning of January, it does. An echo of a feeling. Just an echo. […]