Do not move from the posture you are in. Scan your body with awareness to see if your energies are in balance. Feel the imbalances.
Close your eyes – experience the mental posture you are in. Feel your body and mind out of balance – caught in some egoic posture, contracted into the mental image you habitually carry of yourself. Take note – This is who you act like but is not your True Self.
Experience your body/mind circle of consciousness like a Yin-Yang circle – but it is probably not centered and balanced. The Yin-Yang is not static – it is like a kaleidoscope of the Yin-Yang in motion – what does yours look like? Is it centered, silent, balanced or chaotic and imbalanced?
Hold your dynamic Yin-Yang circle kaleidoscope image in awareness while you bring your body into line – Sit like Buddha, like Lao Tzu, aligning between Heaven and Earth. Note any changes in your Yin-Yang Circle as the meditation proceeds.
Bring awareness to your breathing – note whether it is easy and deep, natural – and bring your breathing into a natural rhythm, easy and deep without exaggeration, just naturally full.
With each exhalation, allow a release of physical tensions, deeper and deeper into relaxed, yet alert presence as you feel the sensations of your body sitting and breathing. With each inhalation, greater calm clarity of awareness is accessed.
Bring awareness to your dynamic Yin-Yang circle as you sit and breath in relaxed, alert, balance.
Realize yourself at the center of the Yin-Yang circle, sitting like Lao Tzu, breathing mystically, realizing the Universe coming into the realm of form through you.
With your breathing and your intention, bring the dynamic Yin-Yang circle into the perfect harmony and balance that is the classic Yin-Yang image, only dynamic – spinning slowly, morphing changes in the configuration of the Yin and the Yang – visualize images of your life within it – superimposed upon the symbol of Yin and Yang – experience where there is imbalance and swirl it all into balance.
Remember the little bit of Yin within Yang and Yang within Yin. Feel the harmonizing of opposites within yourself. Feminine and masculine, light and dark, spiritual and material, wisdom and knowledge, compassionate empathy and realistic acceptance, social inclination and the hermit. Sit at the center, the Universe streaming through you, out of the Yin-Yang circle, see a new image of yourself spinning into existence, one of balance, grace, wisdom, and effectiveness. Stillness giving rise to action, anchored in the energy of Earth, inspired by the energy of Heaven, a natural human being living in Tao. Sit for a while with this image becoming clearer and stronger.