Meditation is not a technique, it is not “spacing out” or daydreaming, it is not a way to avoid problems or avoid life. Meditation is not about having some type of sensational ecstasy with physical sensations.
Instead, real meditation is a form of perception in which the consciousness is awake, free of conditioning, utterly liberated, simple, happy, perceiving. Meditation is a conscious perception. All of us perceive through our eyes, nose, skin, ears, and tongue, but meditation is not based in any of those senses; it is perception with a different sense, with a different range and different power. We all have that, but it is latent, asleep, undeveloped.
If you want an effective meditation practice, you need to know these essentials:
Read the lecture transcription: The Basis of Meditation
The lectures are also playing continuously on Gnostic Radio:
“Gnosis is lived upon facts, withers away in abstractions, and is difficult to find even in the noblest of thoughts.”