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having a stroke... nirvana...?


That's the way she experienced it.


Her description is fascinating.


It's amazing. Can we consciously bypass the left brain? 'Cause mine's loud and bossy.


I am studying Eastern thought, and noted the similarity at once. The presentation was fascinating and moving. I emailed the link to my daughters as soon as I could collect myself.


Yes we can Ana -- by meditation. That's what zen meditation is all about, quieting the "monkey mind". There's also a whole Christian tradition of focused meditation -- St. Ignatius is the main proponent of that -- but the Jesus prayer, which comes from the Eastern tradition, is an extremely powerful mantra when said in time with the beat of your heart (which is why it is also called the Prayer of the Heart).

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