Beginner’s mind is open, curious, and unbound by concepts and opinions—just like the mind of the buddhas. Ezra Bayda has some techniques you can use to cultivate the fresh mind of the beginner.
Author and Zen teacher Ezra Bayda say our Buddhist practice involves cultivating awareness of our addictions to comfort, self-judgement, thoughts, identities, and fears.
Three teachers discuss how to identify obstacles in your practice, apply antidotes that work, and deepen your meditation in the process.
Ezra Bayda shares five simple questions to help us cut though confusion of emotional distress turns our mind into a muddle.
Ezra Bayda offers advice on how to avoid detours in our Buddhist practice.
When Elizabeth Hamilton is diagnosed with breast cancer, she husband Ezra Bayda learn the real value of life, love, and no-attachment.
The Buddhist practice of sitting meditation has three aspects. Being in the body is the ground of practice. Labeling our thoughts breaks our identification with them.