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Triformational Matrix

Yasuhiko Kimura

I understand transformation by a model I call the Triformational Learning Matrix. Tri means, of course, three, and so the formational element comprises three formations: information, metaformation, an...

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Live For Others

Yogananda

Each one of you has some special quality, a uniqueness, that others have not. Each one of you is richer or poorer in some way than others are. If you are unselfish, good-tempered, understanding, yo...

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Do You Direct Your Mind Or Does Your Mind Direct You?

Yogi Bhajan

You have to have an exotic sense of tolerance no matter what anybody does, what they say, how they attack you, what they want out of you -- you remain calm. That is the faculty of the ocean—how ...

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12K reads, 12 comments

Lessons From 25 Years of Meditating

Yogi Mccaw

I did meditate nearly everyday for about 25 years of my life, and some days, for hours on end. [...] Here's what I found.    1. meditation is not painful. [...] As the Buddha pointed out, ...

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33K reads, 22 comments

Impossible Thinking

Yoram Wind

Until 1954, the four minute mile was something beyond human comprehension, and thus beyond human achievement. It was believed to be a real physical limit for a human being to run a mile in four minu...

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If It Can Suffer, It's Real

Yuval Noah Harari

Many people believe that truth conveys power. Unfortunately, this is just a comforting myth. In fact, truth and power have a far more complicated relationship, because in human society, power means tw...

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7K reads, 11 comments