Lin Jensen recounts his experience with the ancient Zen practice of wall sitting: what is it about a wall that helps penetrate consciousness?
Zen teacher Norman Fischer proposes a two-week trial run to get your meditation practice started and looks at how to deal with some of the obstacles you may encounter.
The practice of mindful walking, says Thich Nhat Hanh, is a profound and pleasurable way to deepen our connection with our body and the earth.
Shine the warm light of awareness on your thoughts and feelings, says Thich Nhat Hanh.
“No one who has ever touched liberation could possibly want anything other than liberation for everyone,” says Rev. angel Kyodo williams. She shares why we must each fully commit to our own path liberation, for the benefit of all.
Three Buddhist teachers answer the question “Are we supposed to stop or transcend thinking altogether, or to find another, more enlightened way to think?”
Three teachings on meditation passed on from Maezumi Roshi to Karen Maezen Miller.
Thich Nhat Hanh teaches that by looking deeply we develop insight into impermanence and no self. These are the keys to the door of reality.
From the beginning, Norman Fischer never had much use for Zen teachers—and he still doesn’t. But after years of being one himself, he has a fuller appreciation of the role a teacher plays.
Sharon Salzberg, Judith Simmer-Brown, John Tarrant, and the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche offer new perspectives on how to think about and engage with our emotional lives.