Yes, there was a power cut somewhere and the class was sitting with candlelight only – but no problem, you can use a candle as the object of mindfulness meditation. It’s like giving your mind just one toy to play with, and in this instance, the one toy is a candle. You can also use a flower, a crystal, or an image of a buddha.
And during the week, I found a video clip about Appearance and Essence of Mind, which is a good refresher from last week’s class. Try to watch this clip now, as it’s on the blog page and will change soon. Post a comment if you can’t find it later and we’ll look for another link for you.