Interested in beginning a meditation practice but don’t know where to begin? You have a mind, body, thoughts, and a natural bent toward awakening. helpful guidelines for the path ahead of you.
Jules Shuzen Harris teaches Zazen, the meditation practice at the heart of Zen Buddhism.
Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice.
When we bow to another person, says Brother Phap Hai, we honor both their goodness and our own.
Shamatha meditation is the foundation of Buddhist practice. Lama Rod Owens teaches us a version from the Vajrayana tradition.
Through Mahamudra meditation, says Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, we relax into the emptiness, clarity, and awareness of ever-present buddha wisdom.
In the direct, insightful style for which he is known, Bhante Henepola Gunaratana teaches the meditation technique known as Vipassana and explains why only meditation addresses the human condition.
Sayadaw U Pandita on how to develop insight: examining our experience closely and precisely in order to understand the true nature of mind and its objects.
Whether you keep your eyes open or closed during meditation depends on your approach.
Leslie Booker offers step-by-step instruction.