Mushim Patricia Ikeda talks about dealing with physical pain in meditation.
While tension and imbalance manifest as discursiveness, a truly balanced body generates an ease and relaxation that naturally supports the awakened mind.
On or off the meditation cushion, we can be friends with our body—just the way it is. Cyndi Lee shows us how to sit with relaxation and ease.
How do you know when you’re forcing your meditation, instead of applying proper effort? Do you recommend short periods of meditation or longer ones?
Like each breath, your life constantly appears and disappears. The late Taizan Maezumi Roshi teaches how to do the profound practice of breathing.
Alexander Technique was developed in the 1800s to help actors improve their posture and coordination. Now it’s gaining popularity among meditators.
I’m trying to start a daily sitting meditation practice, but I hear a lot of conflicting opinions on how long I should meditate for. What’s your advice?
I can’t seem to escape from external noise when meditating. What should I do?
I’m experiencing a fair bit of pain in my knees when I meditate. Do I grin and bear it, meditate on it, or just move my legs?
Meditation sometimes doesn’t feel pleasurable to me. Any tips?