Tag Archives: Diamond Way

Meditation, Mindfulness and the Judging Mind

Places are still available at the Contemplative Summer Institute on Meditation, Mindfulness and the Judging Mind As main organiser I thought it would be good to let you know that it is still possible to participate in this exciting event. If you are interested in the role of judging (and non-judging) within the context of meditation, mindfulness, perception and psychotherapy you should not miss this event. Take part in exchange and discussion with leading… Read More »

Contemplative Summer Institute – 2015

Meditation, mindfulness and the judging mind Hello all! I am very happy to share some exciting news. We just completed the first, and most important stage of planning for a very promising event: our first Contemplative Summer Institute – or CSI. Serving on the Board of Directors of the new International Association Consciousness – Mindfulness – Compassion, I am in charge of developing the educational programme. This first CSI was planned with the idea… Read More »

Advanced Tibetan Buddhist meditation practice raises body temperature – Part 2

The first part of this post talked about a study that confirmed centuries old reports that through the advanced Vajrayana meditation practice Tummo the core body temperature can be raised significantly. When the forceful breathing practice was combined with the related meditation exercise (as would be the case during this type of meditation), the yogis increased their core temperature by several degrees into the slightly feverish range. As mentioned in… Read More »

Advanced Tibetan Buddhist meditation practice raises body temperature

Studying ten meditators of Tibetan Buddhism, a recent international research project provides solid evidence for centuries-old reports that through the advanced meditation practice Tummo, often referred to as “Inner Heat” or “Psychic Heat”, the core body temperature can be raised significantly. The Tummo (also “g-Tummo”) meditation practice is an advanced form of meditation that has been transmitted in the Vajrayana (or Diamond Way) traditions of Tibetan Buddhism for the last… Read More »

Happy New Year 2012!

Happy New Year and thank you for your shared interest in meditation research. I think it will become an interesting year. For the first few days I will just share with you a quote that inspires me a lot: Observing the body: it is unborn. Observing the mind: it is free from conceptual elaborations. The meaning of nonduality is beyond intellect. I know nothing at all. (Nyima Bäpa) Enjoy!! In… Read More »