Barry Magid says Buddhist practice is like looking in a mirror — there’s no wrong way to do it. The important thing is to be yourself.
Whether it’s meditation, yoga, or art, you get more from doing it every day. Follow these six steps to enjoy all the benefits of daily practice.
Zen priest Liên Shutt teaches a short meditation to foster compassion for beings in search of refuge.
Life is busy. Here’s a selection of quick meditations to work with emotional distress and foster mindfulness when time is scarce.
“When I meditate, I often get drowsy after awhile. At other times, I’m agitated and feel like jumping off my cushion. In neither case do I feel like I’m meditating correctly.”
John Tarrant demystifies Zen koan practice. Yes, it’s paradoxical, poetic, and totally personal. And so is life.
Jack Kornfield teaches us the transformative mindfulness practice known as “RAIN.”
Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, by extension, the world.
This basic mindfulness meditation from Zen teacher James Ishmael Ford offers a great practice to start your day.
Diana Winston on commitment to the practice of sitting, why we should sit regularly and advice on how to keep yourself on schedule.