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.
Meditation comes alive through a growing capacity to release our habitual conflicts and worries that make up our sense of self, and to rest in awareness.
10 Buddhist books everyone should have, as selected by the editors of Lion’s Roar.
Dzigar Kongtrul Rinpoche’s advice for time management: organize your schedule, let go of distractions, and make a clear aspiration to practice.
You have a mind, body, thoughts, and a natural bent toward awakening. From that great beginning, Judy Lief offers guidelines for the path ahead of you.
I’d like to set up an altar in my practice space. What should I include?
An excerpt from our new book, A Beginner’s Guide to Meditation: Practical Advice and Inspiration from Contemporary Buddhist Teachers.