Being mindful of the body is a profound—though often overlooked—opportunity to deepen our meditation and develop our insight.
Melvin McLeod shares a little piece he wrote for the July 2013 “Body” issue on skiing as a practice of fearlessness and trust.
Meditation can present physical challenges, so in this excerpt, Charlotte Bell offers some guidelines on choosing a proper sitting position.
John Tarrant looks at the ambiguous power of the mind over the body with the examples of chronic fatigue and the placebo effect.
No, we won’t be haranguing you to eat your veggies, too, but this is some advice that will help meditators and non-meditators alike.
A panel discussion with Phillip Moffitt, Cyndi Lee, Geshe Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche and Reggie Ray. Introduction by Anne Carolyn Klein.
Rod Meade Sperry talks about the recent Glamour Magazine body positivity photo, and how we should spread this unfettered beauty.
Applying the Buddha’s four foundations of mindfulness to hatha yoga asanas, says Frank Jude Boccio, can enrich practitioners’ experiences.
Yoga is not the only form of moving meditation. A look at some other traditions that join body and mind in transcendent movement.
Photo via pixabay.Speculations on the nature of self, other, boundary and embodiment by the great cognitive scientist and Buddhist practitioner Francisco J. Varela, written after undergoing a liver transplant. The scene is viewed from the side. The patient is lying on his half-raised hospital bed. Tubes, sutures and drains cover his body from nose to […]