Chin Kon Pai Meditation
Great Grandmaster Dr. Daniel Kalimaahaaee Kane Pai was a true and legendary master of many Asian / Martial arts. Those who knew him best were well aware of his deep love and reverence for meditation. Everyday would begin with and every night would end with Chin Kon Pai Meditation.
His system of meditation evolved through a life time of study and advancement with a goal of perfection within us. Dr. Pai often referred to meditation as a relaxing process that would quite ones mind. In this process one would begin to find internal peace, calmness, reduce stress, control depression and see the light of wisdom.
The Pai Lum Tao student will start out with short sessions of practice. Everyday will begin with ten minutes of relaxing the body and mind. One must find a comfortable place that is compatible to their need to surround themselves with peace. Light, sound, smell and comfort will be very important in establishing your ‘treasured zone’. Be sure that you do your best to choose a place where you will not be interrupted. You’re quite / peaceful journey should not be irregular if possible.
Try your best to utilize natural sounds such as wind, rain, waterfalls or animal sounds. Music is popular with many people and can be utilized as long as it does not interfere with ones relaxation or stimulate too much ‘thinking’.
It is important to practice proper breathing patterns (Quan Nien Chi Kung). Breathing must be done in a relaxing fashion with a slow inhale in the nose and a natural exhale out the mouth. These essential breathing patterns are taught to all Pai Lum Tao students as they learn the ancient and traditional art of Quan Nien Chi Kung.
During ones practice of meditation one should not ponder on the right and wrongs of their practice. They should relax and let the natural feelings they acquire accumulate and grow natural. It is not as much as the goal setting as it is of enjoying the beautiful journey. A student finds a time of allowing the emotion of ‘I Be’ to cultivate and nourish our state of allowing and trusting.
Once the practitioner finds a peaceful state of mind they will begin to find a state of mind where they can benefit from relaxation and a beneficial state of calmness. A certain and natural vibration will become evident as one finds their inner peace. At this point they will on their way to discarding stress, for stress is considered by many to be the biggest killer of our physical and mental health.