Step-by-Step Instructions on how to do this important practice — the foundation of all Buddhist Meditations — from the famed Vipassana master Sayadaw U Pandita.
Vipassana, or insight meditation, is [...]
A meditation for fostering compassion, from Thupten Jinpa.
As you contemplate the various ways in which you are the beneficiary of contributions from so many people, including countless strangers, acknowledge [...]
New to Buddhist meditation or Buddhist teachings? Then you probably have a lot of questions -- and here you'll find helpful answers, by way of articles from the Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma magazines. This page is [...]
"Every moment of life conceals wonders and miracles if we allow our attention to settle below the superficial." Photo by Kama Geuzalova
My cat finds subtle rustlings in the baseboards fascinating—perhaps a mouse to [...]
Illustrations by Tomi Um.
Leslie Booker offers step-by-step instruction.
In the four foundations of mindfulness, as laid out in the famed Satiphatthana Sutta, the Buddha offers four postures for practicing [...]
Each year on September 12 people around the world celebrate Mindfulness Day through workshops, meditation groups, or simply taking a few minutes out of their days to be mindful. For over 20 years, Bhante [...]
Illustration by Nolan Pelletier.
In some schools of Buddhism, you meditate with your eyes open and in others you keep them closed. If your eyes are open, what you do with them depends on the kind of meditation [...]
The term “insight meditation” comes from the Pali word Vipassana. It is the ability to see clearly and deeply into what is unfolding in our lives.
Insight practice reveals what has created our present conditions [...]
Jules Shuzen Harris teaches the meditation practice at the heart of Zen Buddhism, from the "How to Practice" section of the Shambhala Sun.
There are many forms of meditation that offer you the opportunity to [...]