Daily Wisdom / Ocean of Dharma

Nowness is the Essence of Meditation

Book coverNowness is the essence of meditation. Whatever one does, whatever one tries to practice, is trying to see what is here and now. One becomes aware of the present moment through such means as concentrating on the breathing. This is based on developing the knowledge of nowness, for each respiration is unique. It is an expression of now.

From “Meditation” in Meditation in Action by Chögyam Trungpa, page 60

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