Deep Dive into Meditation

Deep Dive into Meditation

If you can breathe, you can meditate. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced meditator, you’ll find helpful wisdom to awaken your practice in this deep dive into the Buddhist practice of meditation. Featuring teachings and instruction from experienced teachers such as Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, Thich Nhat Hanh, Willa Blythe Baker, Norman Fischer, and more.


Woman paying attention

Meditation: Sit Down, Shut Up, and Pay Attention

A peaceful mind begins, says James Ishmael Ford, when you sit down, shut up, and pay attention.

Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche.

How to Practice Mahamudra Meditation

Through Mahamudra meditation, says Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, we relax into the emptiness, clarity, and awareness of ever-present buddha wisdom.

Thich Nhat Hanh’s Walking Meditation

The late Thich Nhat Hanh emphasized the practice of mindful walking as a profound way to deepen our connection with our body and the earth. Read on and learn how to breathe, take a mindful step, and come back to your true home.

Buddha seated in meditation.

Buddhist Teachings on Mindfulness Meditation

What is mindfulness meditation and how do you do it? Learn the basics about the practice and its Buddhist roots, with easy-to-follow instructions.

Meditation Only Goes So Far

If you want to connect with the open, spacious quality of mind, says Willa Blythe Baker, at some point you have to stop trying to meditate.

You Are the Great Perfection

Rest in your true nature without effort or distraction — Mingyur Rinpoche teaches the renowned practice of Dzogchen.

Meditation cushion

How to Start a Home Meditation Practice

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.