Lin Jensen recounts his experience with the ancient Zen practice of wall sitting: what is it about a wall that helps penetrate consciousness?
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.”
The simple act of stopping, says Pema Chödrön, is the best way to cultivate our good qualities. Here are five ways meditation makes us better people.
On or off the meditation cushion, we can be friends with our body—just the way it is. Cyndi Lee shows us how to sit with relaxation and ease.
Diane Winston sympathizes with those who struggle to sit every day, and gives ten suggestions for having a regular daily practice.
How do you know when you’re forcing your meditation, instead of applying proper effort? Do you recommend short periods of meditation or longer ones?
After caring for his mother, Ajahn Viradhammo reflects on self-sacrifice and the importance of cultivating a strong and expansive heart.
Here’s the latest instalment of The Under 35 Project, by Caitlin Bargenquast, on starting and deepening your meditation practice.
Edward Sangetsu Sullivan reflects on his Zen 108 practice, a practice that consists of meditating for one hour a day for 108 consecutive days.
Zen teacher Myoan Grace Schireson teaches Zazen, sitting meditation from the Zen tradition, a foundational Buddhist practice.