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JizoTherapy: Reining in the Idea Horse with Gentle Hands

In all my years on the path, no one introduced me to the Idea Horse.  He is a close relative to the Monkey Mind, a term most American Buddhists and yogis are familiar with.  Both represent the racing thoughts, the distracted mind, the things people wish they could silence with meditation. The problem is, it [...]

By | 2019-01-23T15:33:02-07:30 January 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Meditating on The Monkey Mind and The Idea Horse

Say “Hello, monkey.” Whatever the chatter is — no matter how harsh, silly, irrelevant or distracting — you must learn how to handle the monkey mind: that endless chatter of fear, restlessness, distraction and other voices in our heads that Buddha described as monkeys clamoring for our attention. If you hate the monkey mind , [...]

By | 2019-01-23T15:33:03-07:30 January 6th, 2013|All, Meditation|0 Comments