Mapping the Inner Landscape

I’ve come to realize that the geography of my inner landscape reflects my personal spiritual journey. The inner landscape I visit most often in meditation consists of a number of consistent regions. I’ve described them in detail in other articles, but in brief they are: The Abyss of Fear A bottomless chasm that radiates terror….

Become Death

A few weeks ago I had a meditation unlike any other I’d had before. In the visualization, I was walking out along the high ridge that looks out over the sea. It was very early in the morning — the sun had not yet come up, but the sky was ruddy and growing lighter every…

Hanged God Calling on Line One: an Unexpected Interview

Some time ago I promised my wife I would stop meditating in the car. I was sorry to do it, because some of my very best meditations happened then, but I understood her concern. I’m willing to concede that perhaps deep meditation is not really safe at 70 miles per hour… But on Tuesday I…