Experiment With It! – venice class – Nov 25, 2014 tu

And so, experiment with it. That's what I did and do. Whenever you need to know something, instead of making up your own mind about it, quickly Google the Internet of Infinite Mind and LISTEN for the answer. That's how you yoke.

Now, the more you yoke, and yoke, and yoke, and yoke, and yoke, and yoke — by LISTENING like that — and you do it, and you do it, the more you will realize, "Oh wow, I don't actually have to yoke. I'm already yoked! I am Online. My mind IS connected to Big Mind. That's just the way it is."

This is when the word, Yoga, morphs into the other meaning, which is Union. It doesn't just mean yoke. The implied meaning is Union, or Unity. That is important to know. But, you have to "yoke" before you will experience the already-existing Unity. At that point, a better word than "Unity" is Singularity or Oneness.

"Unity" still sounds like separate things, joining together to form a Union. And yes, it may feel like that, at first, as though your small mind were joining with God's Big Mind. Let it feel like that. But, the more you do it, the more you will begin to sense, "Oh wow, really, there is a Singularity. Really, there is a Oneness. Really, this is what has been going on the whole time. And therefore, all I have to do is think less and LISTEN more, and then dare to do as my heart and conscience are guiding me to do."

Remind yourself to LISTEN more. And just do it all the time. All the time! There is nothing better to be doing.

In the asana practice, practice doing that, also. LISTEN for what to do. Make up your mind to no longer make up your own mind, and, instead, let yourself be guided. See, I love that. Because that way my mind feels satisfied. "Yes, I figured that out. I now know enough to know that I don't know enough to make smart decisions, and so I won't." That's smart. If you were stuck with that, it would be a bummer. But, right at that point, you start to realize, "Oh wow, I really am connected to the Internet of Infinite Mind, the Intelligence of Manifest Creation, and I CAN KNOW MORE if I simply listen more."

This is why so many spiritual texts talk about "getting quiet in your mind." In those moments when you are quiet in your mind, you will not be energizing your current level of ignorance. The download will then flow in, and you will be blessed with Insight.

Yay. That's cool. And so, experiment with it.

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Enjoy the Holy Instant – venice class – Nov 20, 2014 th

The interesting point to understand is this: Your mind is ALREADY CONNECTED to the Internet of Infinite Mind. Therefore, it is not up to you to figure things out. It's up to you to get quiet in there and LISTEN. The moment you get quiet, and you can even do that right now as you are reading this, and you thereby stop energizing your current level of foggy ignorance, is the exact moment when the download from the Internet of Infinite Mind can flow in and more clearly connect with you. In little glimmers, at first, you will find yourself Knowing what to do or not do. The idea is trust your heart. Trust your conscience. Start doing what feels right to you — in the meditations, in the poses, and in your life.

Remember, it makes sense to do this because, "You only exist because The All is being Itself as you." That is one of my favorite lines. I've said that 10 million times this year. You are only who you are because The All is appearing as you. Therefore, when you trust yourself, you are not just trusting into your conditioning. You are not just trusting into your habits. You are trusting into The All, which is appearing as you.

That is why you don't have to figure anything out. Figure out enough to get yourself to be quiet, to put a comma in your commentary every once in a while, to exhale and relax, and wonder, "What is the truth here, really?" And then don't make up an answer. Exhale and relax again. And exhale and relax again. And exhale and relax again. Next thing you know, you will find yourself moved to be talking about "this," or driving home "this" way, and you will find yourself living your life with Online Knowing. Yay! Then you begin to get it. That's what Yoga is.

The reason I talk about all of this is because Yoga is about the mindset you are coming from. It is not just bending yourself inside-out. It's about being consciously online with the Internet of Infinite Mind, and Googling answers whenever you need to know something, and doing it so much you realize, "Wow, I don't have to "get" Online. I'm Online. It's built-in. It is impossible to get off-line." If you are conscious, and you are, then YOU ARE CONNECTED, and you have always been connected. You and I have always been in the middle of The Ultimate. We are in the middle of The Ultimate even now. Whereas, if in the back of your mind you are thinking we are in a temporary world on the way to a more "real" existence, it will wreck your health and distort your experience.


So, let's meditate. And then 3) bend over, then 4) Freeform-it, and then 5) meditate again.

And in case you haven't been here before, Chapter One is what just happened. Talking. Chapter Two is we meditate for a few minutes. I usually talk for part of it, and then I be quiet for part of it. Chapter Three is a Guided Asana Chapter. Chapter Four, I put on the music and we do Freeform together, where you practice channeling your practice. And then Chapter Five, we will meditate again at the end for a short minute or two.

Thank you for coming today. Thank you for coming all year. Enjoy the web page. Enjoy the Holy Instant.

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Meditate on the Infinite – venice class – Nov 11, 2014 tu

Years ago when I was first getting into Yoga, I read somebody's advice about how to meditate. His advice was, "Meditate on the Infinite."

I remember reading that, but, man, that did not make sense to me, except sort of, but not really. Not enough to where I really knew what was up. But now I wholeheartedly endorse that advice. Yes, "Meditate on The Infinite." Try to figure out what it means... by meditating, by doing the Conscious Pause while you are meditating, over and over and over and over and over. Slide into the feeling of Infinity. Try to experience what that feels like. Try to experience why that was the guy's advice. It is very good advice, even if, at first, it seems elusive and amorphous. It will seem elusive until you start to get it. Then you will realize, "Oh wow, I can't get out of The Infinite!" Even, "Oh wow, I am The Infinite being aware of it's own infinity from right here where I am."

Infinite means "not finite," remember. A form is finite. A sound is finite. Whereas, The Infinite is the Conscious Formless Context IN WHICH every finite form is happening, sort of like the weather is happening in the not-finite context of the sky. The clouds, the forms and formations of clouds, are happening in the not-finite formless sky. The not-finite formless sky is the sky of Mind, Consciousness. And so, when you meditate on The Infinite, you are experiencing yourself as the sky, as the conscious changeless space in which it is all happening, rather than the formations of weather, only. You will experience yourself merging, so to speak, with the infinity of Consciousness. Do this as homework, if you are so guided. Enjoy what happens :))))

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