OM. The light and fire within.
Meditation Notes Evening Dec 6
Meditation practice tonight was very interesting and quite beautiful. Om ji had us begin our session by closing our eyes and humming OM. With each inhale I straightened my back, expanded my chest forward and up and let myself soften into a place of patience and compassion. And with each exhale I let my breath go slowly over my vocal chords and felt the vibrations of OM fill my mouth, my throat, and my chest. I felt these vibrations extend outward to my limbs, to my whole body. While I was humming I could hear when I harmonized with some of the others in the room but most other people’s humming was completely drowned out by the sound echoing in my body. It was in between my breaths that I could hear the beautiful spectrum of sound in the room created by everyone humming their unique OM. The sound had the quality of soft sunlight filtering through a window and it carried similar warmth. As one person’s humming would cease and another’s would begin the sound would shift and shimmer, as if sheer fabric passed through that light, changing its tone ever so slightly. The whole sound bath was so pleasant and calming that I would stretch the holding of my breath before my next exhale just to let it filter down into me. Then again I would plunge myself into my own vibrations, my own sound. I would feel my sound build inside me like a blazing sun, burning brightly and radiating outward. In time I felt it was the right moment to soften my OM, slow the vibrations, and come into stillness. Sitting with the silent reverberations of OM still running through my every cell, stillness came swiftly as the night which blankets the sky. I let the blanket of stillness fall cool around me. I let the vibrations in me quiet. And I let myself feel compassion and patience when this stillness came and went like waves upon the shore.
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