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.
Sharon Salzberg explains how to practice basic breath meditation.
If you’re looking for good reads to begin or deepen your relationship to Buddhist meditation, you can’t go wrong with these nine essential picks.
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.
Shine the light inward. Body and mind will drop away. A meditation instruction from Eihei Dogen, one of Buddhism’s greatest teachers.
What can you do if you haven’t found a nearby place to meditate? One good answer: D.I.Y. Here are 7 tips from Rod Meade Sperry to get you started.
Diana Winston on committing to meditation. Featuring her “Ten Suggestions for Having a Regular Daily Practice Even if You Would Rather Be Thrown into a Shark-Infested Ocean.”
Diane Winston sympathizes with those who struggle to sit every day, and gives ten suggestions for having a regular daily practice.
Thanissaro Bhikkhu outlines five principles of the ethical, restrained life conducive to meditation practice.