Anita Feng shares how to stop going back and forth between drowsiness and “monkey mind.”
Nothing warms the heart like a loving hug. To make the experience even deeper and more healing, Thich Nhat Hanh teaches us this practice of hugging meditation he created.
Shamatha meditation is the foundation of Buddhist practice. Lama Rod Owens teaches us a version from the Vajrayana tradition.
Practice along with Buddhist teacher Kate Lila Wheeler on her journey to becoming “a tender, flawed, slightly braver human being.”
A teaching on the practice of Mahamudra by the late Kagyu master Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche.
Floating in a sensory deprivation tank can be a profound meditative experience, says Ryan N. Fitzpatrick. He explains why Buddhists might find this plunge into darkness illuminating.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editorial director Rod Meade Sperry reflects on his many years as a beginning meditator.
Zen teacher Karen Maezen Miller explain’s Bodhidharma’s famous practice of wall-gazing.
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.
The practice of mindful walking, says Thich Nhat Hanh, is a profound and pleasurable way to deepen our connection with our body and the earth.