Buddhist practitioner Leslie Davis offers three questions you can ask yourself to reel your running mind back to the present moment.
“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 […]
You can bring the mind of meditation to any experience. Konda Mason explains how.
This basic mindfulness meditation from Zen teacher James Ishmael Ford offers a great practice to start your day.
Beginning with the Buddha himself, five extraordinary teachers instruct us in the practice of calming the mind, cultivating awareness, and — ultimately — finding freedom.
The fruit of Chan practice is discovering the freshness of each moment. Guo Gu on silent illumination, gong’an, and engaging with the world.
Valerie Mason-John shares a meditation for cultivating a positive relationship with yourself, and, by extension, the world.
Peggy Rowe Ward and Larry Ward on how to give the wounded child inside you the love and compassion they deserve.
It’s an expression of oneness — with the Buddha, with the sangha, with the cosmos itself. Mark Unno teaches you how to let go into the flow of chanting.
Leslie Booker offers step-by-step instruction.