The Curious Experience Some Might Call Mystical

The Key to Unlock Deep States of Meditation

sent by: CLARKE SCOTT |

Many years ago…

At the end of a 2-week meditation group retreat, I had a very special experience that changed my life forever.

This experience, I believe, was one 1/2 of the key to unlocking deep states of meditation consistently.

The other half is journalling but in a very specific way.

And when combined in the right way, meditation and journalling form a powerful virtuous cycle that results in you going deeper and deeper into meditation consistently naturally.

That is why I am sharing this with you today.

But first…

Some background to set the context.

Just in case you think I was destined for this kind of experience and therefore you are precluded from something similar, I want you to know this is not true.

In fact, for many years I suffered from depression and anxiety, and quite serious depression too.

Looking back now I would say I was a very sad and lonely kid that grew into a sad and lonely young adult.

To say I was lost would be bang-on right!

But I was also determined to make my life meaningful.

And luckily I found my way to a spiritual path. So the story has a happy ending.


A Curious Experience Some Might Call Mystical

Whether or not it was mystical is unimportant.

What is important is the knowledge that came with it. And it was this knowledge that transformed my meditation, and my life, and in ways that are difficult to express.

That is, in part, why I began journalling my meditations…

This is a very important point but, let’s not get ahead of ourselves!

As I mentioned above the retreat was a 2-week group retreat.

It was not my first retreat, and normally by the end of these 12+ hours of meditation per day for weeks on end I’d be exhausted.

Seems odd to need to rest after a meditation retreat but this is what it was like for me in the early days.

This time, with this retreat, I wanted to do it differently.

I was tired of being tired. I just wanted meditation to feel less of a grind!

So I spent the two weeks not “meditating” but rather learning how to relax in meditation in a very particular way.

At the time it felt odd, as if I was cheating, or being lazy, but I was determined to try a different approach.

Then, after 2 weeks of learning how to relax, the retreat ended with our traditional lunch with the 50 or so participants, before everyone went home.

And I went back to my little room in the monastery.

As the retreat went so well, and I had not exhausted myself yet again, I decided to do another session alone in my little room.

I felt very relaxed and my mind was calm, and open, but this time I meditated with a little stronger attention applied than in the 2-weeks previous.

Still calm. All good. Keep going…I thought to myself.


All of a sudden…

From out of nowhere…

I had an experience, I can only describe as a radical shift in identity.

It was breathtaking and beautiful. And yep deep…REAL DEEP.

In a flash, I saw exactly what was holding me back from deep meditation.

And I felt a genuine sense of joy, even bliss.

This shift gave me a clear view of the subtle internal monologue that, as it turns out, was the mechanism of all my problems, both in meditation and in life!

And I saw exactly how false narratives based on half-truths and that adherence to them sets up a dynamic such that deep meditation is never going to happen.

But now, in an instant, it was like I had smashed through this internal barrier, and everything was easier.

In that moment, depression, anxiety, stress, fear, all of them…gone!

And these were replaced by a profound sense of peace and joy.

It was like I had entered another world, or came into close contact with a pure universal principle.


As I sat there looking into what Thomas Merton called the “true self” the ego began to sense its own demise, and it freaked! Spitting me out of this mystical experience, and back into my normal everyday mode.

I sat there stunned.

Shaking my head from side to side in disbelief.

(I’m getting chills remembering the moment as I write this.)

Then I said, and I said it out loud!

Gen-la (teacher) was right…Gen-la was right…and I burst into tears and started crying…and I mean like, really crying.

Tears streamed down my face.

They were tears of joy, and of gratitude, and of genuine surprise!


I was really shocked someone like me could have an experience like this.

But the story doesn’t end there…

Still stunned…

I got up and walked outside and around the monastery before heading to the main house where my teacher’s kitchen was located.

As I came through the door, my teacher was standing there, as if waiting for me, grinning from ear to ear like a proud father watching his only child walk for the first time.

Then he did something remarkable!

Without saying a word, just looking at me with a gentle smile, raised his right hand and pointing his index finger, motioning in an upside-down “J” …confirming what had just happened.

We spoke for a bit about the experience and what I should do next. Before I returned to my little room in the monastery.

The thing to get from all this is…

Going deep into meditation, as it turns out, can happen in a flash, and when you least expect it.

You cannot predict when, but if you put the right things in place, it will happen even if you feel like it’s beyond you right now.

The Real Issue Holding You Back

Now…one extraordinary experience does not make a practice.


But what I learned from it, is that it was the subtle internal monologue holding me back.

And by extension, what is holding you back too.

I’m sure you’ve heard that the egoic mind is a bit of a troublemaker, and this is true but, it’s not the full story.

The subtle internal monologue, the stories we tell ourselves about ourselves, it turns out, plays a big role in keeping us trapped within ordinary existence.

That is why I began to journal my meditations.

For learning to recognize this subtle internal monologue is the key to unlocking deep states of meditation, and all the benefits that come with it.

So with this new-found knowledge, the knowledge that these half-truths based on false assumptions, I began to document my subtle internal monologue before, during, and after meditation.

And here is the REALLY fantastically amazing thing about this process…

The more I journaled, the deeper my meditation; and the deeper my meditation, the more “stuff” I had to journal.

Every time I would meditate new insights would arrive.

I would then write about them, thus working through them, so the next time I meditated they were either less of a problem or gone altogether!

Meditation and journalling became a virtuous cycle.

And it is this virtuous cycle that will allow you to remove the invisible obstacles holding you back from genuinely deep states of meditation.

What’s more…

This process made meditation so much fun and quite a bit more interesting. Because once you begin to identify what is holding you back, genuinely deep states of meditation naturally flow.

The hard part is identifying what, exactly, these stories are.

If you want to be able to meditate deeply and on a consistent basis then you must identify the things preventing you from doing so.

I believe many people can benefit from understanding how I did this, so I’ve created a new course called, 30 Days of Deep Meditation.

Here is what it’s all about.

Journaling your meditation is the key that will unlock deep states of meditation for you.

The course is a series of video lectures and guided meditations that show you how to identify what is holding you back from deep meditation.

There are 5 specific categories you focus on when journalling in order to tease out the subtle internal monologue.

I will share with you my 5 step framework of spiritual journaling that I personally use, so you can begin the process of documenting your own journey.

Through this framework, you’ll discover how to recognize the subtle internal monologue holding you back from deep meditation, and all the benefits that come will it.

With each lecture, you will be taken through a process that naturally deepens with each cycle of meditation and journaling.

There are 30 guided meditations, and each guided meditation works with the previous to take you even deeper.

The combination of meditation and journaling is an extremely powerful duo that when combined will transform your life—it has mine.

But at a very minimum, it makes meditation fun, and more effective.

So now it is the time to decide!

Do you go for it? Or do you stay where you are?

I say go for it while you have the momentum. Your future self will thank you.

How do I know this?

Because my journey started from a place just like many other people. Stressed. Anxious. Depressed. Confused. But at the same time, hopeful.

And it is this hope that will enable you to truly benefit from this process.

Are you willing to give it a try?

What’s inside?

So here it is, the 30 Days to Deep Meditation course.

Despite the name, the course is self-paced and as you get lifetime access to all the material, exercises, and guided meditations it can be taken again and again.

The course has been designed to take you through a process of discovery and deepening meditation through the cycle of guided meditation and journaling.

What’s included in the course:

  • Video lectures on writing as a spiritual practice.
  • Video lectures on how to journal the right way.
  • Video lectures on how to process your subtle internal monologue.
  • Special Journaling Exercises
  • 30 Guided Meditations.
  • Meditation Workbook & Daily Journal Planner.
  • Special Breathing Exercises to align your physiology.
  • Lifetime access to all future versions of the course.
  • 30-Day Money-back Guarantee.

Inside the course, you will discover how to journal in order to tease out the subtle internal monologue holding you back from deep meditation.

And because the 30 guided meditations work in combination with the process of journaling, you will be in the best possible position to gain real benefits and insights into your own psychology by joining!

In fact…

I am so confident in the material and how it will transform your meditation and your life, I am offering you a money-back guarantee.

Just give it a try and if you don’t like it simply email me and I will give you your money back. No questions asked!

And as part of the launch…I am also offering these special bonuses.


If you join during the launch period you will also receive the following bonuses:

  • Full access to my Meditation Masterclass (24 video lectures)
  • With 3+ hours of guided meditations,
  • And a 90+ minute lecture series on Special Tibetan breathwork.

Objections to Paying for Meditation Courses

You may be wondering if this is going to cost an arm, a leg, and your firstborn! The short answer is no!

In fact, all my courses are reasonably priced so as to allow as many people as possible to join.

And if you do join during the launch you get the course and the bonus material for $150 (which simply covers the cost to produce the course.)

The second objection might be…why charge anything at all!?

Three reasons:

  • If it were free you’d value it less, and therefore get less from it.
  • Your support helps me produce even more valuable content.
  • It means only those interested will join.

So if…

  • You want to discover genuinely deep states of meditation…
  • Love the idea of writing about your own journey…
  • See the value in learning a framework for personal transformation…
  • And are willing to confront the things holding you back…

Click here to get started – ​​

Before I go, let me recap:

Going deep into meditation, as it turns out, can happen in a flash, and when you least expect it.

You cannot predict when, but if the right conditions are in place, it will happen even if you feel like it’s beyond you right now.

The combination of guided meditation and journalling acts as a virtuous cycle, such that the subtle internal monologue becomes apparent.

Through this, you are able to process that which is holding you back from deep meditation, and because of this, deep states of meditation naturally flow.

And guess what…

The result of all this is a wonderful life, and that comes for free!

I hope to see you inside the course.


Clarke Scott

p.s. The easiest decision to make; is to make no decision at all. But…If you do nothing; nothing will change.

Don’t get me wrong…perhaps this is not for you, and that’s ok.

Truly…it’s fine!

But, if you want to give it a go and see what happened, I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised by what you will find!

But, if you want to give it a go and see what happened, I think you’ll be pleasantly surprised by what you will find!

Click here to get started – ​

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