1 Oct Have you ever tried to meditate? If so, you've probably tried to focus on your breath, or repeat a mantra. This is how I was taught to meditate, and it lead me down the completely wrong path. Instead, I learned a simple "trick" from Alan Watts. He helped to demystify the experience and now it's so much easier. The practice of meditation is not what is ordinarily meant by practice, in the sense of repetitious preparation for some future performance. It may seem odd. The easiest way to get into the meditative state is to begin listening. Simply close your eyes and allow yourself to hear all the sounds that are.
Alan Wilson Watts (6 January – 16 November ) was a British philosopher, writer, and speaker, best known as an interpreter and populariser of Eastern philosophy for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, England, he moved to the United States in and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career. Fortunately, there is a way to achieve that — meditation — and below is a powerful guided meditation that will help you to enter into a space of mental tranquility and surrender into a blissful state of consciousness. Uniquely spoken by Alan Watts, this guided meditation is one of the best you'll ever experience. Listen to it. Still the Mind: An Introduction to Meditation [Alan Watts, Mark Watts] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mark Watts compiled this book from his father's extensive journals and audiotapes of famous lectures he delivered across the country. In three parts.