The late Burmese teacher Mahasi Sayadaw helped to revitalize the Vipassana tradition with his precise teachings on meditation. His student Bhante Bodhidhamma presents Mahasi’s simple and direct method for slowing down and ultimately halting conceptual thinking.
Buddhist practitioner Leslie Davis offers three questions you can ask yourself to reel your running mind back to the present moment.
Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche on meditation, the spiritual path, and a sense of basic being beyond relative time.
Andrea Miller reviews This Present Moment, by Gary Snyder.
Here’s the latest from The Under 35 Project by Ishita Gupta, about living up to our own expectations.
Jenna Hollenstein explores how and why she quit drinking, one of many distractions she was using to remove herself from the present moment.
The hard part of lasting happiness, says Mingyur Rinpoche, is getting over our bad habit of seeking happiness in transient experiences.
We live a kind of artificial life, says Thich Nhat Hanh, lost in worries and anger. Our practice is to wake up and live each moment fully.
Playwright Jean-Claude van Itallie teaches self-expression centered in the body and the moment. Theater, he says, is all about “the vividness of now.”