Many people struggle to adopt a consistent and effective meditation practice – a practice that has for millennia proven to be a reliable path to inner peace and insight.
In this conversation with former monk and meditation teacher Matthew Zoltan we explore the effects of indoctrination through organized religion, the fallacy of meditation techniques, life from outside-in versus inside-out, somatic expression of emotions, regulation through sensation and the long term effects of meditation.
In this podcast we talk about:
06:00 What is indoctrination
11:50 Escaping suffering
16:10 The fallacy of meditation techniques
26:00 The finger pointing to the moon
37:00 The problem with outside-in
47:00 Life from the inside-out
53:30 Two types of thinking
1:02:00 Somatic symptoms of emotions
1:08:05 The paradox of healing approaches
1:20:30 Regulation through sensation
1:28:00 Long-term impacts of meditation
1:36:45 The root of suffering