Exploring core therapeutic practices, RamDev shares on motivation, embodied mindfulness, inspiration, belief, self-compassion, and turning struggling into pleasure.
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Analyzing Our Motivation // Embodied Mindfulness
RamDev opens the session by exploring the core therapeutic follow of ‘analyzing our motivation’—sharing how we are able to revivify stale follow by remembering the preciousness of the second and considering, “What’s it I really need?” Subsequent, he elucidates the core therapeutic follow of embodied mindfulness – transferring previous the content material to settling into somatic expertise. By way of this lens, he explains how we are able to use feelings—like concern, guilt, and disgrace—as messages from the Divine Mom to see the place within the physique and chakras we’re unbalanced.
“Are you able to belief the give up into the physique reasonably than needing to attempt to determine it out?” – RamDev Dale Borglum
Ram Dass examines our motives for non secular follow, on Ep. 147 of Right here & Now
Life, Demise, Inspiration, & Belief // ‘Purify & Await Grace’ Meditation (13:13)
What evokes you to be alive? Noting the overly burdensome and mundane components of existence that all of us should take care of, RamDev talks life, loss of life, struggling, belief, and inspiration. From right here, he shares the right way to heart past the battle, letting oneself fully into the current second by taking Ram Dass’ directions: “purify and ready for grace.” Subsequent, RamDev leads a guided follow round motivation, grounding, and embodiment. He follows this up with an LSD story.
“Are we working towards so we are able to run away from struggling and push it away? Or are we working towards as a result of we would like the reality? If we actually need the reality, then struggling is gonna be grace. Struggling is exhibiting us in advantageous excellent element the place your coronary heart remains to be closed, the place you’re not trusting the Dharma, the place you’re not trusting that Maharaj-ji is at all times in communion with you.” – RamDev Dale Borglum
RamDev shares a Dharma discuss & meditation on presence, belief, & grace, on Ep. 39 of Therapeutic on the Edge
Self-Compassion & Self-Mercy // Surrendering into Non-Observe (28:01)
Opening the ground to viewers questions, RamDev touches on the significance of self-compassion and self-mercy, how anxiousness is definitely the Divine Mom, and the way meditation follow isn’t about fixing ourselves—it’s about realizing there’s nowhere to go. From right here, he talks about devotion, the Divine Mom, and “providing your coronary heart as a automobile to remodel cosmic struggling into pleasure.” To shut, he shares extra therapeutic ideas; like, should you can’t really feel compassion for another person, really feel compassion for the a part of you that may’t really feel compassion.
“So long as you’re utilizing follow to really feel that ‘I’m damaged and I want to repair my brokenness to get to this unbroken factor I examine within the books’ – you’re caught, you’re spinning your wheels within the mud, you’re not gonna go wherever. Meditation is absolutely about realizing that there’s nowhere to go.” – RamDev Dale Borglum
Kristin Neff PhD & RamDev focus on fierce self-compassion, on Ep. 79 of Therapeutic on the Edge