Single Flower Zen Center

Single Flower Zen Center

Apr. 7, 2020 by

Zen Practice Single Flower The practice of Zen in our tradition has five elements, the Five Mountains of Zen: Chanting: to invigorate the body with breath and learn the teachings at the same time Dharma Talk: a short talk on

Why does the World seem so divided? One World, Two Paradigms

Why does the World seem so divided? One World, Two Paradigms

Apr. 3, 2020 by

In 2012, something very rare, but cyclical happened. A new paradigm began merging with the old paradigm we have been living for many, many lifetimes. Some would refer to the new paradigm as the Light Paradigm and the old as

Daily Meditation

Daily Meditation

Apr. 2, 2020 by

Everyday we will also be leading a live meditation on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTGbTNKWEOHX5trVduuprXQ) . We invite you to join us daily @ 4pm PST. We look forward to having you along on this journey of self-exploration and growing through the mud.

Minutes4Peace.org

Minutes4Peace.org

Oct. 29, 2018 by

Minutes4Peace.org, inspired by Paramahamsa Nithyananda, is a meditation tool where meditators have collectively logged more than 1.5 billion minutes. I put this under events because its something you, your friends, or your meditation group can use to log your mediation

Intro to a course in handling difficulty

Intro to a course in handling difficulty

Sep. 25, 2018 by

Hello and thank you for checking out throughthemud.org. I am writing this blog today because as I sit and meditate and realizing I am having a really emotionally tough day. I am recognizing that not all of our experiences are

Love poem of Jalaluddin Rumi

Love poem of Jalaluddin Rumi

Sep. 25, 2018 by

All through eternity Beauty unveils His exquisite form in the solitude of nothingness; He holds a mirror to His Face and beholds His own beauty. he is the knower and the known, the seer and the seen; No eye but

Gayatri Mantra

Gayatri Mantra

Sep. 25, 2018 by

The gayatri mantra is one of the most, if not the most important mantra in Sanatana Dharma. Swami Vivekananda says, ‘Gayatri is a mantra of righteous wisdom and therefore, it has been called a be-jeweled crown of all the mantras.’ ॐ भूर्भुवः स्वः

Prayer of St. Francis

Prayer of St. Francis

Sep. 25, 2018 by

The following prayer, when practiced, has brought me much equanimity. It is a beautiful prayer but the real beauty is experienced when the sentiments are practiced in our daily lives. Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there

Welcome to Through The Mud

Welcome to Through The Mud

Sep. 25, 2018 by

Welcome to ThroughTheMud.org Here you can find daily inspirational poems, meditations, prayers, mantras, and insights. Here we will explore the depth of human consciousness. In this space, the ‘mud in our lives’ can be transformed and a lotus of bliss,