Students’ Contributions

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When The Student is Ready…

by Terry Kotyshyn There is an adage that says, “When the student is ready, the teacher will appear.” I was definitely ready, even though at the time I didn’t realize it. I had just retired and was looking for a beach and a palm tree with my name on it. Circumstances caused me to return […]

My Meditation Journey

by Julia Gibson, Certified Meditation Instructor My journey began on September 09th 2001. The opening ceremony for the upcoming meditation course, the ceremony was to introduce the group now named “Willow Group” to our Master Teacher Phra Dhammamongkolyarn (Luangphor Viriyang Sirintharo) and the Willpower Institute. It was a very exciting experience and quite beautiful, the ceremony […]

Why I Like Meditation

On a beautiful Saturday morning in August about two years ago, I walked to the library across the street from my apartment. As I entered the foyer, my eye was caught by a poster showing a picture of an aged man dressed in garb that I recognized as that of a Thai monk…

Meditation is Mind Training

Meditation is the discipline of controlling the mind and a state of consciousness characterized by stillness and inner calm. It is not a religion…

En-Lightening Up

“Hi-tech” mediation he calls it. “When you know right way you have result.” In a few short months, his students report amazing results: better health, less emotional reaction, ability to sleep after years of insomnia, improved relationships, even greater wealth…

Mind Power Needs No Sound

Luangphor has come and smiled on us, bestowed a gift so rare. He opened up his heart and soul, inspired us to share…

The Process Known As Meditation

Years of life’s interpretation, the days at times a tribulation, here and there in desperation, and sometimes in anticipation…