Wondering what are the best meditation apps? Look no further. Here you will find the best meditation app for your needs. The last decade has seen a revolution in the millennia-old traditions of teaching and… Read More »What Is the Best Meditation App in 2019?
Michael W. Taft
Michael Taft leads a guided mindfulness meditation (from beginning until about 45:00). Variations on open monitoring. Then a Q&A that covers escaping the observer trap (i.e. the feeling of being the one controlling the meditation)… Read More »How to Escape the Observer Trap
In this program at the San Francisco Dharma Collective, Michael Taft leads a guided meditation (approx 44 min long) on the method for getting into the first jhana. Then a talk on how to to… Read More »How to Enter Jhana – a Guided Meditation
Healthy Contact with the Present Moment by Michael W. Taft These are terrifying and triggering times. Most sane commenters and political analysts, as well as futurists, climate scientists, and visionaries are converging on one obvious… Read More »Engaging with the World as it Is
by Michael W. Taft Full-blown awakening means to notice clearly that everything you experience is a brain-generated virtual representation arising in working memory. This is known in various traditions as nondual awakening, understanding the nature… Read More »A Universal Theory of Awakening
by Michael W. Taft There is a classic story about the Indian monk Bodhidharma, the founder of Zen, that goes like this: One day while Bodhidharma was facing a wall (i.e. meditating), the monk Huike… Read More »You Don’t Exist — and Neither Does this Post
A transcript of episode 10 of the Deconstructing Yourself podcast. Taft: Welcome to Deconstructing Yourself, the podcast for modern mutants interested in mindfulness, meditation, awakening and more. My name is Michael Taft, your host on… Read More »Culadasa Interview: Attention, Awareness, and the Great Adventure