sThis is the intro to Taoist meditation on Bruce Frantzis' Energy Arts Taoist Water Method Meditation page which aptly sums up what meditation is about:
"Meditation is the only practice used by virtually every genuine spiritual tradition throughout the ages to look inside and discover our innate nature.
Meditation leads us to the timeless questions:
He goes on to talk about why people are attracted to meditation and suggests 3 main reasons:
For more about each of these, click on the links above to go to the page on his website. He is an incredibly experienced meditation teacher and someone from whom I have learnt a lot. The title of 'Master' gets bandied around a lot but for him, it is appropriate. His mastery comes from a very long time spent on all the Energy Arts and practice. Another teacher of mine said that with 'time, practice and perseverance, you can accomplish all things' - if you would like to practice, the time (!) is Tuesdays at 8.35pm at the Evergreen Wellness Centre in Letchworth. A 5 week block of classes starts on Feb 21st but you can have a free taster class any time. More details on the Classes page. Email if you have questions or are interested in a class.