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I attended my first silent meditation retreat 2 years ago. Coming out of the noble silence for me was similar to your experience; the noise of normal conversation seemed over-loud. I realized then how little of what we say is necessary, how much is filler.
As a writer, this was chastening. So I switched to poetry.
I found this echoed in your choice of Chief Joseph's quote: "It does not require many words to speak the truth."
Entire Thread Subject Posted By Posted "a world I didn't belong to"....... Bobute 02/06/06 09:33 AM Noble Silence! V_Sriram 02/06/06 10:25 AM Re: Noble Silence! arslonga 02/07/06 04:12 PM Re: Noble Silence! dalehileman 02/08/06 12:18 AM Re: Noble Silence! belMarduk 02/08/06 08:27 PM Re: Noble Silence! Buffalo Shrdlu 02/08/06 08:33 PM Re: Noble Silence! stuartvail 02/13/06 05:03 PM
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