A three-step contemplation to give yourself the compassion you need (and deserve).
Jack Kornfield on beginning this time-honored, heart-opening practice.
Mushim Patricia Ikeda teaches us how to generate loving-kindness and good will as an antidote to hatred and fear.
Lama Tsutrim Allione teaches you an innovative technique, based on the Tibetan Buddhist principles of “Chöd,” to turn your inner demons into friends.
Larry Yang teaches the basics of a simple practice you can do right now: insight meditation.
Sayadaw U Pandita on how to develop insight: examining our experience closely and precisely in order to understand the true nature of mind and its objects.
Teaching mindfulness to kids is an “extraordinary way to help them generate esteem, cultivate calm, and deal with difficulty.”
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.
Leslie Booker offers step-by-step instruction.
“To begin with, just give up any expectations of yourself. That’s a simple good instruction for how to do Buddhist meditation,” instructs Pema Chödrön to those beginning their practice. “Let go and observe without judgment.” Buddhist meditation is about dissolving our fixation on ourselves, on the process of meditating, and on any result we might […]